Christian celebrity adventurer receives Queens award
He’s famous for his adventures in the wild. Now British star Bear Grylls has received an OBE in the Queen’s Birthday Honours.
The British star and committed Christian is a former SAS serviceman, survival instructor and honorary lieutenant-colonel and outside his military career, an adventurer, writer, television presenter and businessman.
He is widely known for his television series Man vs. Wild, originally titled Born Survivor: Bear Grylls for the United Kingdom release. Grylls is also involved in a number of wilderness survival television series in the UK and US.
Taking to Instagram, he stated, “Thank you everyone so much for all the amazing messages! Feel blown away & very humbled. For me though, it’s a real team effort this one! We now have over half a million Scouts & volunteers in this country – a force for good – who all give up so much time & energy to help young people. This award is truly for all you volunteer heroes. You’re amazing! @worldscouting @scouts Now 50 million strong!”
Grylls is also an ambassador for Alpha, a publishing program that helps churches with evangelism.
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