In May 2012, Christianity Today featured a cover story about Heidi Baker, who, with her husband Rolland, operates a “ministry” in Mozambique. The subtitle of the article announced, “There are credible reports that Heidi Baker heals the deaf and raises the dead,” and the text goes on to explain:
We are in the dusty village of Chiure, Mozambique…Heidi Baker, known worldwide for her healing miracles, spends a third of every year on the charismatic speaking circuit, where people routinely fall to the floor in unconscious bliss or shake and laugh uncontrollably. They come, enthralled, to hear of Baker’s miracles in places like Chiure.
The article reports that Baker “…claims, scores have risen from the dead, food has been multiplied, the crippled and blind have been restored…”
Reading the CT story immediately brings to mind the question: Why don’t we have video documentation of the “scores” who have been raised from the dead? Certainly such scenes would be worthy of a few YouTube views. But perhaps it’s easier to perpetrate a falsehood in writing than it is on video. And why are these reports always overseas in some third world country—away from scrutiny?
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