The story of how I came to speak in tongues, (which included my miraculous healing of cancer without medical help) is contained in my web site.
I wanted all that God had for me and He included tongues.
I have a friend who one one occasion spoken a language he did not know to the hearer. His testimony is on my web site.
I have personally seen a child delivered and others healed when all I did was pray in tongues.
Just don’t throw the baby out with the bath water.
Those who don’t have this gift still speak with great authority. Is it their “Declaration of Independence?”