The gifts of North Carolina Baptists to the Mother’s Day Offering and the wonderful care of Wake Forest Baptist Health had a tremendous impact on the road to healing for Betsy Simpson and Rev. Victor Church. Betsy’s financial burden after cancer surgery and chemotherapy, was relived because of the Mother’s Day Offering. Rev. Church was […]
When the symptoms Betsy Simpson thought were just another urinary tract infection revealed endometrial cancer, she headed straight for the excellent care of Baptist Hospital…and fell through the cracks. “I thought I had good insurance, but I found out it wasn’t going to cover anything,” she explained. “I almost delayed surgery because I was going […]
Rev. Leland Kerr, FaithHealthNC liaison to the Baptist State Convention of NC, shares the role that NC Baptists have played in over ninety-one years of caring and healing through North Carolina Baptist Hospital’s Mother’s Day Offering.
Rev. Victor Church was reading when he suddenly realized that half the page was missing. There was no warning, no pain…and no vision in part of his left eye. “It was like pulling a shade down. Some of the page was just black.” Thinking it was a burst blood vessel, he waited a week before […]
A Vietnam veteran and a policeman for 30 years, Craig Hutchinson was used to being in charge. Suddenly, he wasn’t; doctors were. “The day we found out it was pancreatic cancer, I started crying,” said his wife Terri. “We thought it was a bowel duct tumor. Then, the poor girl from the billing department came […]
In 24 hours, everything changed for the Dean family. One day, Daniel was a lively four-year-old celebrating his birthday. The next, he was curled up on the sofa, sick with an apparent infection. Tests revealed the worst news parents could get: Daniel had Burkitt’s Lymphoma, an explosive form of leukemia. Worried about the aggressive treatment […]
Sherri Sexton was worried. A heart patient for nearly a decade, with a long family history of heart problems, the TIA, transient ischemic attack, that took her to Baptist Hospital was a warning sign that a real stroke may be imminent. It was also the final push that knocked her family over the edge of […]
NC Baptists gifts to the Mother’s Day Offering and the wonderful care of Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center had a significant impact on the road to healing for Daniel Dean, Sherri Sexton and Craig Hutchinson.