Sitting at my desk at the end of long day, anxious to get home, the phone rang. My first thought was, “Another call!” At the other end of the line, though, was the voice of a young woman in tears. Tears of gratitude, it turned out. Her normal life had come undone when she suffered […]
Archive | March, 2012
John Baker, Cheryl Lyon, Logan McGirt and the family of Raeghan Keever share how NC Baptists reached out to them in love through the Mother’s Day Offering.
Cheryl Lyon loves to sing praises to the Lord. But last summer her atrial fibrillation, a 12 year condition that affected her heart rate, got so bad that she was constantly exhausted. She had to drop out of her church quartet. She could hardly find the energy to walk, much less to sing. The medications […]
It was the first time Logan McGirt, now age 16, had ever seen his father cry. Logan had just been diagnosed with an aggressive leukemia and was admitted to North Carolina Baptist Hospital that fateful day in 2010. So began the life-changing journey. Logan and his parents would face the devastating disease that would threaten […]
“Eight days after Raeghan was born she was admitted to Baptist Hospital for heart surgery. It was a very scary time in our lives,” her mother Jennifer said. “You could hardly believe it was happening because you’re sitting there looking at Raeghan on a ventilator, trying to cry and she can’t cry,” said her father […]