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STUDENT TESTIMONIES

Drawing Closer

Drawing Closer

During this quarter, I found myself drawn closer and in more intimate relationship with God. I pray daily and really felt the exercises helped my prayer life immensely. Every class taught me more ways to reach God; learning that I meet God in the secret place and He...

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His Not Mine

His Not Mine

This quarter, more than ever before, I found myself responding to the deposit of love God put in my heart for others. As I stepped out to give God’s love away more often, I found my heart expanding to hold a depth of compassion, tenderness and gentleness that I had...

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Can’t Keep Quiet!

Can’t Keep Quiet!

I was pushed way beyond my comfort zone with the assignments to evangelize, but each time it got easier and easier. I enjoyed giving away Miraculous Medals and using Scott McNamara's Jesus at the Door cards. I am now excited to approach wait staff, hotel cleaning...

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Full of Love

Full of Love

I have never felt the Father's love as I have after this quarter! I feel that my relationship with the Lord has been moved to heavenly heights and that I can take on the world after resting in His Spirit from this quarter. It has proven to me that it is just as...

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Intimacy Brings Hope

Intimacy Brings Hope

I came into this quarter during a period of prolonged dryness in prayer. Between that and some other circumstances, I was beginning to feel very discouraged. During pre-school worship one evening, I felt the Lord prompt me to go up and lay my hand on the bottom step...

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Knowing Jesus Intimately

Knowing Jesus Intimately

During this quarter, getting to know Jesus' love for me and my love for Him helped me to love my heavenly Father. I am able to go into my secret place with Abba in a special intimate time where he is constantly reminding me how much He loves me. By cultivating this...

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Wow!

Wow!

I have prayed with people for physical healing for many years but not in the way we have been taught at Encounter. I have always believed that God still wants to heal today and prayed with faith, but never felt I "should" ask or continue to press in for more right...

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Confirmation Healing

Confirmation Healing

I teach a confirmation class with 8th and 9th graders on Sunday nights. We’ve been talking about the Holy Spirit, and one night I decided to step out in faith and allow Holy Spirit to show the kids he is still at work in the church. I asked if any of them was in...

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