In this episode we interview Fr. Mathias Thelen who is the senior leader of Encounter Ministries. Encounter has a vision to see a Church truly empowered by the Holy Spirit where disciples are confided to proclaim the Gospel and then demonstrate it through signs, wonders, and miracles. In this interview Fr. Mathias shares his personal vocation story as well as the role of signs and wonders in evangelization. You can learn more about Fr. Mathias and encounter ministries by visiting their website at You can also order his book Biblical Foundations for the Role of Healing in Evangelization