All Things Work Together For Good
By Dr. Dale A. Robbins
The phone rang sometime around 3:00 am. For a pastor it's not unusual to get a call at that hour, but it's rarely good news. ”My little boy is dying,” said the frantic voice on the phone. ”I'm on my way to the emergency room now, please be in prayer and meet me there!”
The distressed caller didn't give his name before hanging up, but I knew it was Ben, one of the members of our church... whose little boy, Craig, had struggled with a rare medical defect from birth. Within a few minutes I was out the door, racing up the highway toward the medical center. Not only was I deeply concerned for his son, but also for Ben, whose faith had been tested deeply by recent misfortune in his life, especially the health of his child.
Arriving at the emergency room, I found Ben, who quickly alerted me that the doctor had ordered an immediate life-flight of his son to a larger, distant hospital. As Craig laid on the gurney, we barely had a moment to pray for him, then the crew rushed in moving him quickly down the hall toward the waiting chopper. Ben and I ran behind onto the flight deck... but I stopped short to allow him a few brief seconds alone with his little boy as they strapped him in for the flight... Read More >>