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KNOXVILLE, Tenn (WVLT) — The Christian hymn ‘God strikes in mysterious methods,’ rang true for the Christian Academy of Knoxville (CAK) household when its long-time Director of Particular Occasions, Monica Rogers, selected to leaver her job to spend high quality time along with her household.
Though she was leaving, CAK had no concept how related Monica would stay.
Her alternative, Missy Standifer, stepped in through the summer time of 2019. As a guardian to a CAK pupil, Missy was identified by these on campus. However there was one factor most in school did not find out about her household. Her husband, English Standifer, or ‘E’ for brief, had a genetic situation that required a kidney transplant.
His situation worsened simply earlier than the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, and the Standifers determined to share their story in hopes of discovering a donor.
Ultimately, their submit on Fb reached Monica, the girl who Missy Standifer changed at CAK. Monica shared the submit along with her husband Tony, who had the ‘O’ blood-type essential to be thought of as a donor.
“I’ll do it! I’ll be examined!” Tony mentioned.
COVID-19 slowed the method, however the Standifers mentioned Tony did not waver. After a sequence of exams, he was given the inexperienced gentle to donate a kidney to English Standifer.
Missy Standifer mentioned, “E and I’ve each cried many occasions between that day and at present, simply in awe that somebody would love us/him/and the Lord a lot to do that for our household!”
Monica mentioned the story is a testomony to her religion, “I’ve all the time identified we serve a tremendous God. Tony and I are fully humbled to be part of His miraculous plan to provide English a more healthy and richer life. There is no such thing as a doubt the Lord hears our prayers and desires the very best for every of us. To have witnessed His divine hand in each element of this story has been actually wonderful…Please share this wonderful story of how God knew, when He known as me to CAK a 12 months in the past, that He would use my friendship with Monica to delivery a want in Tony to assist save English’s life.”
The surgical procedure is ready to occur on June third of 2020.
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