As a result of his healing ministry, John Alexander Dowie was arrested over one hundred times in one year for practicing medicine without a license. Still, he refused to shut down his Chicago healing rooms and instead continued to practice his anointing openly. Disgusted with the evil he saw in Chicago, he often railed against the city's sinfulness. Following a desire for a pure Christian society, he eventually built his own city, Zion, just north of Chicago. Discover the motivation behind this amazing and controversial man.
After being supernaturally healed from a sickness that plagued her for many years, Maria Woodworth-Etter entered into the ministry. This demonstrator of the Spirit was able to capture entire cities in her tent revivals that would last up to seven months. In her meetings, people would experience both the convicting and refreshing presence of the Holy Spirit, receive spiritual and physical healing, and be changed forever in a moment.
Welsh revivalist Evan Roberts was a spiritual leader during a time when his nation was experiencing powerful waves of God's convicting Spirit. Eventually Roberts laid down this leadership position and moved into the ministry of intercession. What caused him to make this ministry change?
After growing up in sickness, Charles F. Parham committed his life to God and the healing ministry, even opening a school. His dedication would affect the lives of countless others, including William J. Seymour, who was the only black student at Parham's school. In order to abide by the Jim Crow laws, Seymour would listen from the hallway through an open door as his Bible school teachers unfolded the mysteries of Christ. Later, what he learned there would explode into the great Azusa Street Revival.
Having learned from pain and loss in his own life, John G. Lake was a man qualified to preach and walk in divine healing. His revelation on healing drew multitudes in Africa where, eventually, his wife literally worked herself to death. Lake's final years of ministry in Spokane, Washington, would lead to the city's reputation as "the healthiest in the nation." This DVD is part of the God's Generals Collection which is about extraordinary men and women whom God used to change nations and affect the entire world.