Update: Zac died recently and now stands with Jesus in glory. He didn’t waste his life, and he didn’t waste his cancer. Please keep his family in your prayers.
The powerful testimony of Zac Smith of Newspring Church:
In May of 2009, I was diagnosed with stage 4 colon cancer; immediately I had surgery to remove a foot and a half of my large intestine and a lemon size tumor… The cancer had spread to my spleen and my liver. Chemotherapy was on the horizon.
I found myself very confused – why did I have cancer? Had I something wrong to cause it? Was this the result of sinful living in my past?
But quickly the confusion turned to hope… I didn’t understand why I had cancer, but I knew that God was in charge.
For three months I underwent a horrible chemo regimen. Afterwards, I had a scan done and the results were great. There was no cancer found in my body. We celebrated God’s healing and God’s failing.. but another scan a month later showed that the cancer reappeared a month later… Continue Reading…