From Berean Research – the latest bizarre declarations from Lou Engle, ‘intercessor for revival, and the visionary co-founder of The Call’. It is important to remember that Lou Engle is an NAR Apostle and submits under the apostolic covering of Che Ahn.
Berean Research writes:
Millions of young people around the world are being told that they can soon supernaturally receive the hovering mantle of evangelism from the late Billy Graham, and that this opportunity will be theirs on February 23. Please hear me, Christian, there is no “mantle” from any person dead or alive that we are to activate or receive.
Who is making these promises? Lou Engle, along with leaders in the YWAM organization, according to Charisma News, in an article I will dissect here. The article, titled Major Charismatic Leaders Prophesy Billy Graham’s Mantle Is About to Be Poured Out was written by Shawn Bolz, whom I’ve warned about. Bolz is known widely as a “prophet” who can predict the future in a “thus sayeth the Lord” kind of way, like when Bolz took the stage at the heretical Azusa Now “revival” to do prophetic cold readings (parlor tricks) using his smart phone.
(Note: I wouldn’t intentionally send readers to what I know is a dangerous site as Charisma News is rife with false teaching from the New Apostolic Reformation and Word of Faith teachers. I’ve included a source link at the bottom of this article for those wishing to read the original.)
In December and again just a few days ago, the following was reported about a new movement called The Send. The following paragraphs contain much of the vernacular you would hear in NAR churches:
Lou Engle and key charismatic leaders believe that in 2019, God will ignite a movement in the next generation as never before. Specifically, these leaders believe Billy Graham’s mantle of evangelism will be poured out on the next generation—and they have called for a gathering to usher it in. This event, called The Send, will take place Feb. 23 at Camping World Stadium in Orlando, Florida.
Everyone involved says this isn’t just a stadium event; it’s a movement. In fact, Engle is so confident about this that he has ended his longtime ministry, The Call, to pursue The Send.
“We believe that [Graham’s] mantle is hovering, waiting for thousands to lay hold of it,” Engle says. “It is a mantle that is a burden for evangelism—for a new era of Jesus the Evangelist—to manifest a new Jesus People movement harvest to take place. I believe The Send will be a flashpoint for the fulfillment of that word. I so believe in this shift that I have ended The Call.”
Lou Engle has hosted his The Call stadium gatherings for almost 20 years, but in the past several years those events have gotten international attention. This year, Engle is telling the next generation of young Christians that he is mobilizing missions ministries, evangelism groups and churches across North America and even other continents, asking them to throw their weight behind one central theme: It’s time to carry out the Great Commission and show the world Jesus the Evangelist.
I’m not sure who Jesus the Evangelist is, but we know that Jesus the Lord didn’t give Himself such a title. Instead He has commissioned all of us to share the Gospel. That doesn’t seem to be what this movement is about, however.
Seven years ago, Engle says, YWAM leaders, led by Andy Byrd and Brian Brennt, came into his living room and prophesied a shift to The Call. They shared prophetically how The Call was going to become a new movement: The Send.
Why The Send? Byrd and Brennt prophesied that Billy Graham’s mantle or ability to reach people would be released on many individuals and ministries, and that people would begin to adopt their neighborhoods, schools and cities with the same faith Graham had for winning souls. They also prophesied that stadiums would be filled by these believers with signs and wonders.
These conversations took place well before Graham’s death in February 2018. These leaders had simply received revelation that just as Elisha received Elijah’s mantle, so there was a generation that would receive Graham’s mantle of evangelism.
Source: Berean Research, https://bereanresearch.org/lou-engel-ends-the-call-to-activate-billy-grahams-mantle/?fbclid=IwAR2biFpnEzyhj–KIiDG6bZlSi3c8WcGSRk9kwa77agz7YiCdKysgx0iZpg, Published Jan 28, 2019. (Accessed Feb 9, 2019.)