Brother Stair

Brother Stair

Born May 3, 1933
Age 81
Hometown Bethlehem, Pennsy...
Nationality American

Ralph Gordon Stair, also known as Brother R. G. Stair, or simply Brother Stair, is an American radio preacher based in Walterboro, South Carolina.

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Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Brother Stair.


1933 Birth Born on May 3, 1933.


1978 45 Years Old Stair leads Overcomer Ministry, a conservative Pentecostal Christian organization that runs a widely heard radio-based ministry. Stair purchased a motel in Walterboro, South Carolina in 1978, and encouraged followers to move to the community, sell all their possessions, take a vow of poverty, and donate all that they owned to Overcomer Ministries. … Read More


1993 60 Years Old …  In 1993 and 1994 Stair and his ministry were partners in a failed ship-based pirate radio project.
1999 66 Years Old Stair's teachings place a strong emphasis on millennial predictions of world-changing events resulting from divine judgment. In the year 1999, he said that there would be such changes at the dawn of the third millennium. "If the Lord God Almighty does not make a major move before the year 2000," he said, "I'll tell God to go to Hell." … Read More
2002 69 Years Old In 2002, Stair, then aged 69, was arrested in Walterboro on two counts of criminal sexual conduct in the second degree. … Read More
2004 71 Years Old In 2004, Stair pleaded guilty to the lesser charge of assault and battery by fondling the two former residents, and was sentenced to time served, a total of 77 days in custody. … Read More
2007 74 Years Old In the 1990s, Brother Stair was heard on 120 stations, though by 2007 this had been reduced to 25.
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