Community Church Blog

16th May 2017

Disabling Cluster Migraine healed!

Here's an amazing story from one of our members!

"On the 16th October 2016, the pupil of my right eye suddenly dilated. It looked three times the size of my left pupil! Accompanying this came a severe migraine-like headache. My GP referred me to A&E and I subsequently spent five days in hospital in isolation in a mostly dark room where I received treatment for what they thought was bacterial meningitis, later re-diagnosed as viral meningitis.

I had numerous CT scans, X-rays, blood tests, antibiotics, a lumber puncture and an MRI scan as an out-patient. The NHS is incredible! The MRI showed that I had an abnormal mass on the right-hand side of my brain. After 8 days of neuro-surgeon review, they concluded that this ‘mass’ was ‘of no clinical concern.’

The symptoms continued and were severe. I had almost constant migraine pain, pain behind my right eye, tunnel vision, & I felt faint and dizzy. I experienced facial paralysis; I would stutter and sometimes lose the ability to speak. I was nauseous and would often vomit. I was unable to read and suffered memory loss. My hearing was dulled or extremely sensitised. Sometimes I could not open my eyes. At times I would suffer hallucinations and have violent and horrific dreams. The GP concluded that I was suffering from Chronic Cluster Migraines. My Occupational Health Therapist advised that I was formally categorised as “disabled.” I was unable to work at all between October 2016 and March 2017.

Throughout this time God was so very close to me. My church family were amazing... so many people faithfully praying for me and caring for me in practical ways. What a blessing to have such a family! God spoke to me, reminding me of His intended future for me. It seemed like an impossible situation, but God kept reminding me that He is the God of the impossible, and He kept reminding me that this condition was not from Him.

On the 20th March 2017, I went to a healing meeting led by Randy Clark at the King’s Arms Church Bedford. At one point in the meeting people began sharing words of knowledge for specific healing. The first word that I heard was ‘migraine’. I know that a lot of people suffer with migraines, but when that word was spoken my body started to tingle and I felt a jolt inside my head. I suddenly began to have severe pain behind my eyes.

The next word that I heard was, ‘mass on the right side of the head’ – suddenly the pain in my head increased. It felt as though someone’s hands were inside my skull and were moving things around and cutting things out! Next I heard the words, ‘pain behind the eyes’ – my eyes started to smart and itch. While people around me were praying I felt like my head was going to explode! The pressure – the movement inside my skull – the pain was immense! Suddenly the pain left and I opened my eyes. It felt like I could breathe again for the first time in five months! There was no pain whatsoever! It was the most extraordinary feeling of release – I was free!

The next two weeks were spent feeling completely exhausted – just sleeping lots! I could hardly believe the contrast of being now pain free! The headaches have not returned. My dreams are now much lovelier. I am still working on my memory and my ability to concentrate. I am learning to be kind to myself. I am working my way back into full-time work. And most importantly, I am able to spend really good pain-free fun time with my two boys and my family!

God is so good!"

Gareth McCormick

Posted by Gareth McCormick

27th March 2017

Testimony of Healing

A fantastic testimony of God's healing!:

"For about 3 weeks I had been suffering with a painful sore on the inside of my nose. It was very painful to touch and if I blew my nose it would bleed. I was just living with it and hoping that it would go away, but reaching the point of going to see my GP to get some relief.

On Sunday 19th March a word was given that there was someone (or some people) in the meeting suffering with nasal problems. I responded to this and when I was prayed for the pain immediately reduced. We prayed again and this time the pain completely vanished! I have been pain free ever since!

Thank you Jesus!"

Gareth McCormick

Posted by Gareth McCormick

28th February 2017

Healing from pain

Here's a testimony of healing from one of our church members:

"On Sunday 19th February during the church service there was a word of knowledge shared about someone with pain in their toe – and specifically that it was a toe that had a ring on it.

I have had an operation on one of my toes and it has been causing me a lot of pain recently. As part of the operation, they had placed a ring of some sort into the toe!

As soon as I received prayer for it the pain immediately left!

Thank you Jesus!"

We love to hear testimonies of what God's doing in our community. Drop us an email at if you've got a testimony that we can share!

Lizzie McMillan

Posted by Lizzie McMillan

17th February 2017

Healing testimony

It's always encouraging to hear testimonies about God healing people in our community. Here's a testimony that we received today:

"For about ten years I suffered with a condition similar to hay fever that was triggered by feeling cold rather than by pollen. If I woke up in the morning feeling cold I would have mucus running down my face, and I would spend the rest of the day sniffing as if I had a cold. I was prescribed a nasal spray by the doctor and I also found that antihistamine tables worked really well as long as I took them daily. Over the ten years I had prayer for healing many times (I would guess about 30 times). Often I would stop taking the tablets to check if I'd been healed, and then wake up 2 days later with mucus all over my face again. One week at church I asked a friend to pray for me, which he did. I stopped taking my medicine and discovered 2 days later that I wasn't healed.

The next week I asked the same friend to pray again. This time I woke up 2 days later feeling fine. I waited another 2 weeks to confirm that I was better and that the symptoms were really gone!

This happened one year ago. In the last year I have only taken 3 antihistamine tables, and none of these have been in the last six months. I am really thankful to God for my healing!"

Lizzie McMillan

Posted by Lizzie McMillan







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Lizzie McMillan
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