Pastor Dead For 15 Minutes, Says ‘Power Of Prayer’ Brought Him Back To Life

A UK pastor says that the “power of prayer” helped bring him back after he was dead for 15 minutes.


Pastor Christopher Wickland of the Living Word Pentecostal Church in Fareham, Hampshire felt sick and began vomitting and collapsed, when he was visiting a trampoline park with his three children.

The staff there, used a defibrillator to restart his heart before paramedics arrive, he was then rushed to ICU at St. Mary’s Hospital in Southampton.

After his wife, Tracey, arrived, the doctors told her that he had a cardiac arrest and was dead for 15 minutes. They said that he happened to survive, he would possibly suffer brain damage and heart damage due to the delay in him having a heartbeat.


Tracey immediately asked for prayers in their Church and all over the world. “I put it on Facebook and it was amazing because hundreds of people from around the world contacted me and told me they were praying for Chris,” she said.

Pastor Christopher was in the hospital for three weeks, and was kept in an induced coma for four days. He made a miraculous full recovery and was released on January 19.

Pastor Christopher Wickland with his family.

Tracey said that her husband would be dead “if it wasn’t for all these people praying.” Pastor Christopher too released a statement saying, “This is a miracle that is all down to divine providence and the very quick actions of some people,” he said. “My congregation and other Christians around the world were also praying for me. All this power was harnessed to keep me alive. I’m not lucky, I’m blessed.”

It is an amazing miracle and a divine intervention from God, fueled by the prayers of the believers which helped Pastor Christopher Wickland survive the cardiac arrest and be back with his family.

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Hi, Pastor I’m so happy God gave you a 2nd chance to do more in His Name Amen. However I’m interested to know did you have a spiritual experience while you where in the coma, traveling between this world and the Heavenly realm?

Pastor,Willibert Paul

Glory to be to our saviour Jesus Christ


What about Lazarus? Jesus Himself raised him from the Dead?
John 11:4 When Jesus heard that, he said, This sickness is not unto death, but for the glory of God, that the Son of God might be glorified thereby.


Jesus and the disciples rose people from the dead. We don’t go to heaven or hell when we die. We’re dead until the resurrection of life or the resurrection of damnation.

Jessica Efe-Daniels

There is nothing our BigGod cannot do for our SmallUs I rejoice with you and your family.

Jennipher Ng'ambi

Glory be to God Almighty giver of life who has decided to return you back to the world. I am encouraged and praise God for your MIRACLE. Prayer for one another is very vital. Continue in the faith and Tracey God bless you for standing and believing it shall be well in while in the shadow of death. Stay strong


The power of prayer is magnificent over the internet. When we intentionally connect with the Almighty God miracles show up. Let’s use the internet for good of one another.

Shirley Andrews

I thank God for saving his life

Mark ODrobinak

Glory to God! Hallelujah! Thank You Father Son Holy Spirit!!! Amen!


Miracles happen before, today and to come with Faith in our hearts!!!

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