When it comes to the liberal mainstream media, the prophetic movement almost always gets the short end of the stick—usually as the butt of a joke meant to demean Christianity in general.
But a recent report in USAToday suggests at least one news outlet might have actually figured it out—even if it got buried way inside its Friday edition. Written by Josh Hafner, who marginally reported on President-Elect Donald Trump's campaign in the final days before last Tuesday's general election, it makes one very bold point in its headline: There were prophets who got it right.
Tuesday morning, as every major election model predicted a defeat for Donald Trump, a South Carolina minister named Rick Joyner wrote on Facebook that he foresaw a different outcome.
"This is the poll that counts," Joyner wrote of the election, "and all of the signs point to a strong Trump victory tonight."
He continued: "If you don't think the polls reveal that, you're right."
Many evangelicals view Joyner, the founder of MorningStar Ministries in Fort Mills, as a prophetic voice who describes hearing and seeing divine revelations from God, often on current events. More than 200,000 follow Joyner's Facebook page, where he frequently posts about U.S. politics. And in the months leading up to Nov. 8, Joyner's feed offered a window into world of charismatic evangelicals whose election predictions flew in the face of data-driven pollsters.
And they ended up being right.
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