How often do you consider Christ? How often do you truly contemplate Him, think on Him, reflect upon and mull over who He is and what He has done? This weekend Beau Hughes, an elder and the Denton campus pastor here at The Village, commends us to do just this in accordance with commands of the book of Hebrews:
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Church family, The Lord seems to be forming patience and a call to endure in us. This time of uncertainty beckons us to either trust in the Lord, His goodness and His timing or slip into paralyzing anxiety. Throughout the scriptures we read about Spirit-filled courage and a solid trust in the goodness of our God.
We taped this video of Matt a few days before his surgery and aired it this weekend at our worship services. We pray your heart is challenged and encouraged by it. Thank you for your continued prayers. [VIDEO]
Matt was moved out of ICU on Sunday and continues to get plenty of rest as part of his recovery, per doctor's orders. Please continue to pray for patience during this recovery time and to honor family-only visitation until further notice. Pathology results of the tumor are due sometime mid-week, and we will keep you notified whenever possible.
Matt Chandler recognized his surgeon and was responding well after a seven-hour surgery to remove a brain tumor. The operation started at 2:30 p.m. on Friday. The tumor's pathology report, originally thought to be available on Friday, is not expected until next week. Doctors were pleased with the surgery, especially after Matt responded to questions in recovery.
The doctors have ordered Matt to get as much rest as possible in the next few days. For that reason and because his hospital room cannot accommodate many people, visitation is being limited to family members only until further notice. Matt will have a CT scan done today as is routine after brain surgery, and he is expected to come out of ICU on Sunday. When praying, pray that the Lord give ...
Thanks everyone for your continued prayers. Matt is out of surgery as many of you know already. We will be posting an update soon so stay tuned.
Thank you for your many prayers for Matt and Lauren and for our church at this time. Matt's surgery is scheduled for 10:45 a.m. CST Friday, and we ask your continued prayers especially during that time. We also ask that you respect the family wishes and not visit the hospital.