Great to spend time today with my great mate, Mark Marx, whose passion to see people healed, and encourage others into praying for healing, is every bit as big – if not bigger – than mine. Although we’ve only known each other a couple of years or so, so much seems to have happened in our friendship, not the least of which was spending 2-3 weeks together in Cali, Colombia, 18 months back. It was wonderful to hear Mark’s recent stories of God healing people miraculously: on the streets, especially, which is Mark’s particular forte. He’s the founder of ‘Healing on the Streets’, which is touching many, many nations now.
What is also encouraging is to be with other people who, whilst seeing God do wonders, seem to be being targetted by the forces of hell….not that you WANT others to be going through hell, just that it’s encouraging to know that you’re not the only one! It’s easy, sometimes, to feel that the enemy ONLY wants to sideline YOU: he’s pretty angry with anyone who is doing what John Wimber wonderfully used to call ‘the stuff’ – of the Kingdom.
We talked for what seemed only like a little while, but when we settled in my car to pray for each other, away from the busy-ness of the restaurant, it ha been 3½ hours….such valuable time, though.