Are miracles, including physical healings and prophetic words of knowledge, still possible?
More than 400 people come to Brighton, Michigan every Monday to attend the Encounter Ministries weekly school. A sold out Encounter Conference attracts thousands from across the nation. Healing services are also packed.
Most of those followers heard about Encounter through the “Fearless’’ documentary that debuted in 2017, available online. The sequel “Revive,’’ is rolling out. Invitations from around the world, including Poland and France, are being answered.
In “Fearless’’ we meet the Encounter founders, watching them pray at a Columbus, Ohio healing service and on the streets and at Ohio State University. We see people healed:
“We live in a culture where we are surrounded by the walking wounded,’’ Dr. Mary Healy, a Sacred Heart Major Seminary professor and member of the pontifical Biblical Commission explains. She adds:
“We are surrounded by people who desperately need the touch of the Lord. Evangelizing is not just communicating a message: God loves you, Jesus is Lord, Jesus died for your sins. It’s about communicating Divine Life and Power. It’s the Lord actually touching another person through you. When there is an anointing of the Holy Spirit, that person is actually coming into contact with the Lord through you. The Lord gives us gifts, not for us, but for the people He wants to reach through us.’’
In the followup, “Revive,’’ the Encounter Ministries team is invited to Catholic high schools, including one in California and Lansing Catholic High School in Michigan. Healings follow.
Priests and even a Bishop whose knee was healed at the January Encounter Conference have felt transformational changes and “on fire’’ for the Holy Spirit after getting involved with the Encounter…