Katie didn’t always walk in the presence and power of God. In fact, for many years she lived a violent and drug-addicted life. Katie started experimenting with drugs as a teenager – then when her media career took off, her drug use escalated. Katie worked as a model and actress, nut drugs caused her to lose job after job, so she turned further to crime to support herself.
Katie’s life consisted of drugs, clandestine laboratories, stolen vehicles, high speed chases, gun shootouts, and many arrests. By the time she was arrested by the Federal Marshalls in February of 1999, she was at the end of her rope. Charged with manufacturing, conspiracy, and gun possession, Katie was sentenced to twelve and a half years in a federal prison.
The pressures of her circumstances finally drove her home into the arms of God. Immediately upon her arrest, the Holy Spirit gave Katie a hunger for the Word. Within a short time, she started a Bible study within her facility. Then one night, God gave Katie a new release date. Six months later, His word came to pass and miraculously, seven years were taken off of her sentence!
While still in prison, Katie began writing her first book, The Captivity Series: The Key to your Expected End, which is now read in prisons around the world. In late 2006, the Lord released a healing anointing upon Katie and her team. Since that time, countless people have received miracles through her conferences, and teaching resources. The Lord put a mandate on Katie to bring healing to His people through international media, and in 2013, Katie and her staff produced and debuted “Healing Your Soul: Real Keys to the Miraculous”, which can now be seen across the globe on major networks and viewed on her website at www.katiesouza.com. She recently released her second book called Soul Decrees, which is a powerful little book that was written to help you live the abundant life God desires for you, and with each book purchased Katie Souza Ministries will send one, all expenses paid to an inmate at one of the 2,500 facilities we serve!
She and her husband, Robert, are now living out their Expected End.