John Bevere is an internationally recognised best-selling Christian author and speaker who has a burning sensation to see the Gospel shared throughout the world. He is filled with fire and passion to preach God’s uncompromised Word. John was in South Africa this earlier month preaching in Bloemfontein and Johannesburg, and will return later this month to Cape Town. His messages are powerful, poignant, and personal – sharing many testimonies from his own life. I had the privilege to interview him:
Q. How old were you when you devoted your life to Christ?
A. I gave my life to Jesus Christ in January 1979, while studying at Purdue University. I was 19 years old at the time. A friend of mine, a phenomenal athlete – whom I respected highly – shared Campus Crusade’s Four Spiritual Laws with me. However, I lived four months without the Baptism of the Holy Spirit. I struggled on several fronts. The Bible was difficult to understand; I didn’t have the power to live a life that bore witness to Jesus effectively. After several months of seeking, on June 3rd, I was filled with the Holy Spirit. My life was totally changed from that day forward.
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