Should We Be Praying That God Would Resurrect Olive?

"In the wake of the recent and tragic passing of Olive Alayne Heiligenthal, the two-year-old daughter of Bethel worship leader Kalley Heiligenthal, Christians worldwide have been praying that Jesus would resurrect the little girl. At the same time, the situation has raised concerns about how believers should pray for miracles and how church leaders should encourage people to do so." - Church Leaders

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Aaron Blumer's picture

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Wrote about this a while ago...  Myths of Faith #4: God Will Say "Yes" to My Prayer

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Bert Perry's picture

The Heiligenthals appear to be caught in a church that is at least very big on the charismata, perhaps to the point of "name it and claim it" prosperity theology.  Put gently, their leadership appears to be brutalizing them at one of the hardest times for a family.  Yikes.  It's Bethel Church of Reading, CA.

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Aaron Blumer's picture

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One more of the many ways theological "details" matter.

Views expressed are always my own and not my employer's, my church's, my family's, my neighbors', or my pets'. The house plants have authorized me to speak for them, however, and they always agree with me.