Meet the “Young Saints” of Bethel Who Go to College to Perform Miracles

BuzzFeed’s Molly Hensley-Clancy writes about the Bethel School of Supernatural Ministry (BSSM) in Redding, California, a branch of the evangelical Christian Bethel Church that sends its students across the globe to proselytize. Hensley-Clancy explains, “BSSM is built on the idea that we are all ‘naturally supernatural’: We all have the potential to heal the sick and to hear God’s vision for the future.” She adds, “At Bethel’s core is a deep, intense focus on young people. The church is highly internet-savvy, with a network of Instagram and Facebook accounts – each with hundreds of thousands of followers – that post high-quality, heavily-produced clips of songs, conferences, testimonials, and images of faith and revival.”

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