Johnny Hunt diagnosed with cancer

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  1. Revmitchell

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    WOODSTOCK, Ga. (BP)—Southern Baptist Convention President Johnny Hunt has announced that he has been diagnosed with prostate cancer and will undergo initial treatment in January.

    Hunt, 57, pastor of the Atlanta-area First Baptist Church of Woodstock, reported the diagnosis in a statement to Southern Baptists released through Baptist Press Nov. 23.

    Hunt was elected SBC president during the convention’s June 2008 annual meeting in Indianapolis and re-elected at this year’s meeting in Louisville, Ky., when he was instrumental in the formation of a 23-member Great Commission Resurgence Task Force.

    In October, Hunt and his wife Janet visited four countries in the Middle East and North Africa, accompanied by several other First Baptist staff members and pastors and missions leaders from churches in Georgia, Alabama and North Carolina.

    Hunt is the third SBC leader this year to disclose a prostate cancer diagnosis, following O.S. Hawkins in August and Jack Graham in June. Hawkins is president of GuideStone Financial Resources of the Southern Baptist Convention. Graham, a former SBC president, is pastor of the Dallas-area Prestonwood Baptist Church in Plano.

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    They all are certainly in my prayers.
     
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    I am sad to hear this. I have never met Bro Hunt or heard him preach, but I have only heard good about him.
     
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    Well, they say folks with upbeat attitudes and a strong sense of purpose do well in their fight.

    I would say that puts him near the top, huh?
    Praying for JH & family. He's a great man of God.
     
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    Dr. Hunt meets with his surgeon today at 1:45 Eastern to talk about his options. He is asking for prayer for this meeting.
     
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    Thanks for that. I will check him out later. I can google of course, but does anyone have a quick link that I an get to without and get just his preaching?

    Prayed for him this morning.
     
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    What does that mean and just get his preaching?
     
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    Thanks - I found a few links. I was being lazy and did not want to watch the whole service.

    Changed my question and made a mess of it trying to just clip parts out :)
    Listening to a message on worry.
     
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    We pray to the Most Awesome God Who created each of us and can heal our
    bodies too! We pray that as the Great Physician You will give wisdom to Brother
    Hunt to choice the best treatment for him. We pray that You will
    heal him completely and be with his family at this time.
    In Jesus' Name,
    Amen.
     
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    :praying: for Johnny Hunt and help him through the treatment,:praying:for his
    wife, and his children.
     
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    :praying:......
     
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    :praying:.....
     
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    :praying: for Johnny Hunt complete healing.
     
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    SBC president undergoes surgery

    WOODSTOCK, Ga. (ABP) -- Southern Baptist Convention president Johnny Hunt underwent successful cancer surgery Jan. 7 at Northside Hospital in Atlanta. An update on the First Baptist Church of Woodstock, Ga., website said Hunt rested well after the operation and was expected to be released from the hospital Jan. 8. He will return to the doctor for a check-up Jan. 15.

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    Thanks for the good news update report!
    We will continue to pray that he get a clean bill of health!
    Thank you,Lord!:godisgood:
     
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