Tuesday, June 22, 2010

Surgery Scheduled for July 6

Dear Friends and Family,

After getting the good results from the scan we weren't sure if we would still have to go the route of surgery or not.

We talked with our oncologist and found out that they still recommend that Mark have the liver resection to completely rid his body of the cancerous tumors and then continue with 8 more rounds of chemo to make sure any chemo seeds or hidden tumors are taken care of.

A liver resection is not the easiest surgery to recover from so we covet your prayers as Mark prepares for the surgery in two weeks.

We are very thankful for this past week-end as we spent time together in Charleston, SC to celebrate our 25th anniversary which just happens to be July 6th so we are happy to have been able to make the trip before our upcoming hospital stay!

Our prayer requests:
Complete healing for Mark
Endurance through this next surgery and recovery
Find opportunities to be a witness of God's grace in our life.
Our daughter Jessica as she is leaving for Italy for either 5 weeks or 2 months to be an au pair (nanny) for a family there. (leaving Friday, June 25)

Thank you so much for your continued love and prayers,

Mark and Lee

James 5:14-16

Is anyone among you sick? Let him call for the elders of the church, and let them pray over him, anointing him with oil in the name of the Lord. And the prayer of faith will save the sick, and the Lord will raise him up. And if he has committed sins, he will be forgiven. Confess your trespasses to one another, and pray for one another, that you may be healed. The effective, fervent prayer of a righteous man avails much.


  1. Thanks for the update on Mark. We remember you each and every day in our prayers. Will be praying for the specifics and look forward to miracles!

  2. We will continue to pray. I know God has His hand on y'all, and I know He will heal Mark (and give him endurance through the surgery, etc.). Y'all are a blessing and a testimony. Thanks so much for the updates.