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2020 Mother’s Day Offering

The gifts of North Carolina Baptists to the Mother’s Day Offering coupled with the world class care of Wake Forest Baptist Health had a tremendous impact on the road to healing for Declan Johnson, Marie Brown and Vicki Gruver.  The 2020 Mother’s Day Offering video above tells their stories and the impact the Mother’s Day […]

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Declan Johnson’s Story

Unlike other first-time parents, Declan’s mom and dad didn’t get those precious first days to enjoy their new baby at home. Christopher and Ashton Johnson barely had time to count his fingers and toes before rushing their little boy, born four weeks early, to the ER for jaundice, low sugar, and breathing problems. Declan was […]

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Marie Brown’s Story

Marie Brown believes God planted her in Greensboro for a reason…even though her heart wasn’t in it.  Retired in August 2018, she and her husband Bill had decided to move from Gastonia to Greensboro to be near grandchildren. Even though Marie changed her mind and wanted to stay in the town she loved, they followed through […]

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Vicki Gruver’s Story

Vicki Gruver has always counted on God to take care of her. Whether it was through decades as an overseas missionary with her husband, or as a mother of eight, or Thanksgiving 2018, when she learned she had uterine cancer. A month later, surgeons at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center removed the cancer, performed a […]

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