Jesse Phillips Reflects on the Lakeland, Florida 'Revival Meetings'

So far, I have shared my thoughts, and my friend, Jesse, has reported on the worship and other events of the evening he attended. Today he begins to reflect on his thoughts, looking back on that experience. “Those are the events that stand out in my mind as I look back over the evening. I was able to draw out my father-in-law a bit, who has been to Toronto and Kansas City during various times of outpouring, and develop some perspective about the Lakeland Revival. There were several things that s … [Read more...]

Terry Virgo Continues His Reflections on Todd Bentley and the Lakeland, Florida 'Revival'

UPDATE - Todd Bentley has now stepped down from ministry after separating from his wife.UPDATE - Terry Virgo has also made the audio of his short talk on Todd Bentley available.I wanted to continue to post some reflections on the events occurring in Florida. Terry Virgo has now posted the second part of his comments, so I thought I'd share all the links we have so far, and then end the post with some quotes from Terry's latest post. There are also several more posts from Jesse Phillips which … [Read more...]

What is Happening in Lakeland, Florida, by Jesse Phillips

On Sunday Jesse began by speaking about his experience of the worship in the Lakeland, Florida meetings, about which I have also shared my perspective. Today he continues his report of events on the evening he attended: “After worship, Stephen Strader, pastor of Ignited Church in Lakeland, whose father, Karl, had previously been the pastor of Carpenter’s Home Church, stood up and gave some testimonies, as well as some background on the revival for those of us attending for the first time. He exp … [Read more...]

Worship at the Lakeland, Florida 'Revival Meetings'

Yesterday I spoke about my reaction to the little I know about what has been going on in meetings run by Todd Bentley in Lakeland, Florida. Today I begin a special report brought to us by my dear friend, Jesse Phillips, who is a Sovereign Grace pastor in the Florida area. He visited the meetings himself one evening. The following is his unabridged report.*************************The thing I was immediately impressed with as we showed up, and throughout the whole night, was the overwhelming sense … [Read more...]

Todd Bentley and the Lakeland, Florida 'Revival Meetings'

UPDATE - Todd Bentley has now stepped down from ministry after separating from his wife.UPDATE - I have now also published a number of other posts on Todd BentleyI have had a number of people ask me about events which are gaining a lot of attention at the moment. In the UK, a series of ‘revival’ meetings being run in Lakeland, Florida by evangelist Todd Bentley are being shown daily on God TV.Before I get into that, however, apparently British satellite TV now carries ten stations devoted to no … [Read more...]

Three Women Healed in Different Ways

I want to share three stories with you. The first happened right here at our home church. A woman who had previously had a melanoma removed was told, following a scan, that her cancer had returned, I believe in three places. I know this lady personally. We prayed. Following that, the doctors were unable to find the lump in her neck; it seemed to have disappeared and so could not be biopsied. That caused some consternation to the doctors. They then removed another lump, which actually seemed … [Read more...]