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18_0425 Jenna Update

A Few Days… A Monumental Change 18_0408 Today marks the 2nd consecutive afternoon Jenna’s head has hurt to a point that is near unbearable. She has to close her eyes, and shut everything off, as the headache continues to intensify and her eyes become blurry. I hug her and feel the uncontrollable shaking these tumors are […]

18_0405 Jenna Update

Prom Queen & Graduate Jenna’s high school went above and beyond on her behalf. They presented an honorary diploma, class ring, cap, and gown. After getting home Jenna was so appreciative and excited. Every person that visited got to see Jenna because she wanted to show them her new ring. Then Jenna received honorary prom […]

18_0320 Jenna Update

These Days We desire for the Lord to encourage everyone through these trials. The last update was very difficult to write to say the least. It would have been impossible without the comfort and peace of God. That mind shattering diagnosis triggered many things in us like: making sense of it all, seeking God’s face, questioning decisions, etcetera. With everything going on Jenna has […]

He Cannot Remain The Same

Unchanged Not an Option “The demands of the work are greater than any man may assume in his own strength. The requirements of the work greatly stretch him. He cannot remain the same.” The Christian Counselors Manual Jay E. Adams (1973). The topic of the book as the name suggest is counseling but when I […]

Reality Sneaks In

Based on Jenna’s reaction to her diagnosis versus how we reacted it was clear the anchor had never been let down, not even a ripple in the water. The storm hit like a thief in the night. While our ship didn’t drift out to sea it wasn’t as stable as Jenna’s. Little did we know God had ordained someone to lead us into this deeper faith. Leading by example and giving us comfort amid so much pain; our 14-year-old daughter Jenna.

A Refining Journey Begins

On September 18, 2017 our 14 year old daughter said “Daddy it’s going to be alright” after hearing she had stage 4 Rhabdomyosarcoma throughout her body. This diagnosis was earth shattering for our family but also began a refining process for our Christian walk we didn’t expect.

No Rivalry Between Gods Children Today the cross county rivalry kicks off with Barnwell playing Silver Bluff. Over the years this has been such a great game with great sportsmanship. Through Jenna’s illness the depth of respect and caring between the two communities has shown itself to be so much more than a game. Barnwell […]