"He's Breathing!" In 2001, Reinhard Bonnke was debating
whether or not he should move to America. Before he could even
conceive of leaving decades of missionary work in Africa, however, Bonnke did
something he had never done before: he prayed for a sign to confirm that God
truly was calling him to go to America.
God was about to answer that prayer.
A few days later, a woman brought her
husband to the Nigerian church where Bonnke was preaching, in hopes that his
partially embalmed body would be raised from the dead after three days in a
coffin. Although Bonnke was unaware of this and never even prayed for the man,
the woman's husband, lying in the church basement, began to breathe again
during the sermon. In front of thousands of witnesses, this man, who still
couldn't move because of rigor mortis, was raised back to life. After his
message, Bonnke was besieged by a crowd yelling "He's breathing! He's
This incredible miracle, now detailed for the first time, is
part of a movement of God, birthed in a small African church and stretching
around the world to America!
It is the beginning of a work of God that will confirm His word: "America
shall be saved!"
About the Author
In 1972, Reinhard
Bonnke heard a message from God: "Africa
shall be saved!" Obediently, he moved to Africa,
where his ministry grew into crusades in front of more than one million people
per night. Incredible healing miracles of God occurred whenever he preached the
gospel, and Muslims were converted at a rate that registered a threatening
personal letter from Osama bin Laden. Bonnke's crusades have registered more
than 74 million decisions for Christ.
Since the start of the new millennium, Bonnke's ministry has recorded
seventy–four million documented decisions for Jesus Christ. He has authored
numerous books and has spent several years developing the Full Flame Film
Series, eight inspirational films aimed at inspiring and challenging the church
to Holy Spirit evangelism. He is married to Anni, father to Kai–Uwe, Gabrielle,
and Susie, and grandfather to eight grandchildren. He and his wife now reside
in Orlando, Florida.
In 2012, Reinhard Bonnke received a new message from God: "America shall