'Black Panther's' Chadwick Boseman openly talked about his faith in God, quoted Scripture often

Jeannie Law, Christian Post ReporterSep 02, 2020 04:02 PM EDT
Chadwick Boseman on the red carpet for 'Gods of Egypt' in New York City on February 24, 2016. | Wiki Media Commons / Sachyn

Chadwick Boseman died at age 43 last week after a four-year secret battle with colon cancer and while he was a successful entertainer, the actor was also a man of faith. 

Popularly known as King T'Challa in the iconic "Black Panther" movie, Boseman was raised in a Christian home and, according to multiple reports, was baptized at Welfare Baptist Church in Anderson, South Carolina. The actor kept his faith into adulthood and often professed his Christian beliefs.

The "Get on Up" star who played James Brown referenced his Christian faith while honoring Denzel Washington in 2019 with the AFI Life Achievement Award. Boseman quoted Ephesians 3:20 and publicly told the actor, "May God bless you exceedingly and abundantly more for what's in store than He ever has before."

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