Wilfred Allen (“Bill”) Subritzky, from Auckland, New Zealand was born in 1926 and died on December 23, 2015.
He was a lawyer and property developer from the mid-1950s until the mid-1980s.
Wilfred company, Universal Homes, mass-produced houses in standard designs. It sold 14,000 houses over the 30-year period of Subritzky’s involvement.
Bill Subritzky became involved in the Charismatic movement, and became an independent evangelist and healer, in 1971.
The Subritzky’s faith healing ministry, Dove Ministries, distributes pamphlets, books and videos of his teaching and his evangelistic healing meetings.
Bill Subritzky was a charismatic Anglican, but the style of his ministry is more similar to Pentecostals such as the late Derek Prince.
He was a proponent of the Toronto Blessing and its introduction into New Zealand.
Bill frequently assigned to problems, whether physical, spiritual, emotional or psychological, to the influence of demons, which he claims to “cast out”.
Bill Subritzky also claims to have insight through the “word of knowledge” into people’s sins, which have made them vulnerable to demonic influence.
People have questioned his claims, that he has the ability to cure ailments such as asthma, arthritis and cancer; stating that he uses psychological manipulation to make people feel as though they are healed.
Bill was a friend to controversial Nigerian ‘Prophet’ T.B. Joshua and publicly supported him amidst criticism that Joshua’s miracles were not of God.
Himself and other conservative Christians helped establish the Coalition of Concerned Citizens, a right-wing Christian pressure group formed to oppose the socially-liberal policies of the Fourth Labour Government, in 1986.
Bill Subritzky was married to Lucy Patricia, which died in 2011.
He then married Kaylene.
Bill wrote his autobiography ‘On the Cutting Edge’: “The Bill Subritzky Story” in 1993.
Bill Subritzky passed away at 90 yrs old