Aubrey Malphurs Obituary, Death – Dr. Aubrey Malphurs, founder of The Malphurs Group, passed away at the age of 78. Aubrey Milton Malphurs was born on February 20, 1944, in Gainesville, Florida. Malphurs, a graduate of Dallas Theological Seminary (ThM, 1978; PhD, 1981). He was clever and enjoyed Florida Gators football. His warmth and modesty were loved by friends and family. Dr. Malphurs was a well-known author and lecturer who had a kind demeanor. His firmness, wit, and generosity will be missed by the Malphurs Group. Around the course of his 40-year career, Dr. Aubrey Malphurs had an impact on pastors all over the world.
Hundreds of students were inspired by him over his 38-year teaching tenure at Dallas Theological Seminary. Dr. Malphurs has joined the biblical “great crowd of witnesses” and is cheering us on with his Savior as we continue to commemorate his legacy. While we mourn for his family and lose our friend and Gospel colleague, we are encouraged that the work he started decades ago educating pastors and serving congregations is still having a global impact. Every year, the Malphurs Group provides material, training, speaking engagements, and on-site consulting to hundreds of pastors.
Aubrey was a well-known author. Over 20 of his books have blessed and encouraged thousands of leaders. Advanced Strategic Planning has been read by tens of thousands of international leaders. Dr. Aubrey Malphurs developed future leaders to continue on the work of The Malphurs Group. To develop the ministry, he appointed CEO Ron Donnini in 2008. In 2017, A.J. Mathieu was named president of Malphurs Group, and Scott Ball was chosen vice president in 2020. He gradually increased the level of responsibility assigned to his team.
The Malphurs Group has expanded year after year, and it is on course to serve more churches than ever before in 2022, including an increasing number of churches outside the United States. With its tools, Malphurs Group has assisted hundreds of congregations and aspires to equip pastors globally for free. Dr. Malphurs’ work will be carried on by his colleagues for decades. Susan, his 59-year-old wife, four daughters, and eight grandchildren survive him.