Texas Pastor John Powell Killed After Being Hit by 18-Wheeler While Trying to Help Stranded Driver; Russell Moore, Al Mohler, Beth Moore, and Others Express Sorrow, Offer Prayers for His Wife and Four Children

John Powell and his family

Russell Moore and other prominent Christian figures expressed heartbreak after John Powell, a church planter and pastor, was killed in a highway accident as he was helping a driver who had stopped in the traffic lanes. 

On Sunday, Moore, president of the Southern Baptist Convention’s Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission, shared the news of Powell’s death on social media.