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Bob Berning Ministries will be holding a Dunamis Healing Conference on May 18 and 19. The conference will feature the founder and president of Expected End Ministries, Katie Souza.

According to Berning, Souza, an ex-felon, was visited by the Lord while incarcerated.

With God's help, she was able to overcome adversity. Souza used her time in prison to let the Lord into her life and started to write a book about her experience.

Once released from prison she founded Expected End Ministries and published a book series called "Captivity Series," which is in 1,800 prisons worldwide.

After reading Souza's book, Berning recognized areas in his own life that needed attention.

"Her story is the story of freedom," said Berning, "She takes a totally rotten situation and turned it around."

Berning was so impressed with Souza that he asked her to headline a conference that will be held in River Falls.

Berning is hoping that the event will " people learn to walk free from the prisons they are in."

According to Berning, Souza's message rings true for all people -- no matter the situation. He says she will show, "how to take a situation and make it better."

The quality that makes Souza such a remarkable speaker, according to Berning, is "...she is able to connect with people -- she takes it to a street level. She speaks to you personally. She speaks to a person's life no matter where they are at."

According to Souza's website the conference "will be (about) releasing healing and teaching on how you can position yourself to receive a miracle in your own body, soul, and finances."

The Dunamis Healing Conference, hosted by Bob Berning Ministries, will be held on Friday, May 18, and Saturday, May 19, at the Riverview Ballroom on the UWRF campus, 500 East Wild Rose Avenue.

Registration starts at 5:30 p.m. on Friday with the meeting starting at 7 p.m.

Saturday's meeting will be from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. with the doors opening one hour early.

The conference is $25 when registering online or $30 at the door. Online registration is available at or call 520-568-7600.

For more information call Bob Berning Ministries at 715-425-6234.

Souza's books are available on or at the Expected End Ministries website

Read more about Bob Berning Ministries in the May 17 print edition of the Journal.

Jillian Dexheimer

Jillian Dexheimer has been a copy editor and reporter for the River Falls Journal since 2011. She previously worked for the River Falls Chamber of Commerce and Tourism Bureau. Dexheimer holds a sociology degree from UW-River Falls.