Church Teaches ‘Miracle’ Cures
A Perth church is charging students $880 to learn about “supernatural ministry” and its followers claim to have used prayer to heal Down syndrome and cancer, help recovery from a brain operation and cure allergies.
The Churchlands School of Supernatural Ministry, which holds classes at the Churchlands Christian Fellowship Church in Balcatta, has drawn strong criticism from doctors and health groups for offering false hope to people suffering serious and terminal diseases.
Among testimonies on the church website is one from a Perth man claiming he helped heal an unborn child who medical staff said had a high chance of Down syndrome. A woman says she stopped taking depression medication after a sermon about healing.
The 10-month course is based on a similar school run by a fundamentalist Californian church which promotes miracle cures.
Before you blow this off as something happening over there in Australia you should know that this is a US export from Bethel Church’s Supernatural ministry. You can be a miracle cure pimp too, because for about 7K they will send you an instruction DVD…