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Friday, December 04, 2009

Pray for Matt

Matt Chandler, lead pastor of The Village Church in Dallas, TX, is headed into surgery this morning to have a section of his right frontal lobe removed. Please pray for him, his family, and his church. He has already posted his thoughts this morning on his blog. I'm touched by his faith.

...The last seven days have been some of the most interesting of my life. I have felt anxiety, fear, sadness and a deep and unmovable joy simultaneously and in deeper ways than I have felt before. I am grateful for this heightened sense of things. Today at 10:45 a.m. CST I will have a good portion of my right frontal lobe removed. I head into that surgery with a heart that is filled with gratitude and hope.

Here are some of the things I am thankful for in no particular order:

  1. I am thankful for the thousands of you who have prayed and fasted for my health. It has brought far more tears to Lauren’s and my eyes to receive this kind of attention from the Church universal than this tumor has.....

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1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Hey Jawan,
We just had the Santa conversation with our kids,reminding them to be gracious and sensitive about other kids. I just wish that my little Matthew was as patient and considerate as Andrew lol.