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Prayers needed -- pitmaster
« on: April 25, 2016, 07:52:22 PM »
Many of you know pitmaster -- a dedicated friend to Appleseed and a darn fine BBQ chef.  Bruce hasn't been to AS's for a while because of health issues.  As many know, he recently was diagnosed with cancer of the liver/bile ducts.

I talked with him this evening.  Monday May 2nd he has surgery down in Indianapolis to remove the tumors and hopefully launch him down a path to recovery.  As he said, "it's a pretty big deal".  I'm sure he could use whatever prayers or good thoughts you can send his way.
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Re: Prayers needed -- pitmaster
« Reply #1 on: April 26, 2016, 10:26:51 AM »
On the way.  Get well soon, Bruce.
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Re: Prayers needed -- pitmaster
« Reply #2 on: April 26, 2016, 10:54:27 AM »
Prayers sent here also! I also have surgery the same day.
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Re: Prayers needed -- pitmaster
« Reply #3 on: April 26, 2016, 11:19:40 AM »
Bruce (and Colonial Shooter) I have written your name in my planner for May 2nd. I will pray for you then, and until then and beyond. Yes, this is extremely serious. We remain thankful to those who sacrificed for us 240 years ago to buy our liberty, and we trust Him who sacrificed for us 2,000 years ago to ensure our lives. 
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Re: Prayers needed -- pitmaster
« Reply #4 on: April 26, 2016, 01:43:49 PM »
Prayers being sent.
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Re: Prayers needed -- pitmaster
« Reply #5 on: April 28, 2016, 07:21:08 PM »
 Prayers inbound.
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Re: Prayers needed -- pitmaster
« Reply #6 on: May 02, 2016, 04:04:43 PM »
Any word on how pitmaster and colonial shooter fared in surgery today? We will Charlie Mike (continue mission) with the prayers as they recover.
He that beliveth on the Son hath everlasting life: John 3:36
Life: Endowed by our Creator, made possible by Christ the Lord.

Stand fast therefore in the liberty wherewith Christ hath made us free, and be not entangled again with the yoke of bondage. Galatians 5:1
Liberty: Endowed by our Creator, made possible by Christ the Lord.

Repent yet therefore, and be converted, Acts 3:19
Pursuit of Happiness: Endowed by our Creator, coined by John Locke, made possible by Christ our Lord.

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Re: Prayers needed -- pitmaster
« Reply #7 on: May 02, 2016, 07:13:59 PM »
Facebook post at 6pm Eastern indicates Pitmaster is out of surgery and in recovery (NFI).  Hopefully that means so far, so good. 
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Re: Prayers needed -- pitmaster
« Reply #8 on: May 14, 2016, 06:37:52 PM »
Thanks Oz. We are pulling for steady convalescing and a full recovery.
He that beliveth on the Son hath everlasting life: John 3:36
Life: Endowed by our Creator, made possible by Christ the Lord.

Stand fast therefore in the liberty wherewith Christ hath made us free, and be not entangled again with the yoke of bondage. Galatians 5:1
Liberty: Endowed by our Creator, made possible by Christ the Lord.

Repent yet therefore, and be converted, Acts 3:19
Pursuit of Happiness: Endowed by our Creator, coined by John Locke, made possible by Christ our Lord.

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Author of: Interpersonal Physics: Authority Statics and Effectivity Dynamics as Factors of Influence. Wheaton,  IL: UMI 1991.

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Re: Prayers needed -- pitmaster
« Reply #9 on: May 14, 2016, 09:20:29 PM »
Thanks all for the prayers! Next round of surgery is the 24th.
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Re: Prayers needed -- pitmaster
« Reply #10 on: July 02, 2016, 11:18:40 PM »
I haven't  heard an update on the pitmaster for a while.  I know this is an extremely serious situation, even by cancer standards.  Let him know he is loved.

BTW:  I understand Colonial Shooter also had Surgery on May the tooth.  How be he?
« Last Edit: July 02, 2016, 11:23:14 PM by Rev.357 »
He that beliveth on the Son hath everlasting life: John 3:36
Life: Endowed by our Creator, made possible by Christ the Lord.

Stand fast therefore in the liberty wherewith Christ hath made us free, and be not entangled again with the yoke of bondage. Galatians 5:1
Liberty: Endowed by our Creator, made possible by Christ the Lord.

Repent yet therefore, and be converted, Acts 3:19
Pursuit of Happiness: Endowed by our Creator, coined by John Locke, made possible by Christ our Lord.

Author of: "Ad  Hoc,  Post Hoc; Educational Programs In Camping." Christian Education Journal, Winter 1993.
Author of: Interpersonal Physics: Authority Statics and Effectivity Dynamics as Factors of Influence. Wheaton,  IL: UMI 1991.

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Re: Prayers needed -- pitmaster
« Reply #11 on: July 16, 2016, 07:23:37 AM »
Prayers for your recovery Bruce.  You've been a pleasure to work with in the past and hopefully we can again.  Take care of yourself and again, prayers from my family for a speedy recovery.
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Re: Prayers needed -- pitmaster
« Reply #12 on: July 16, 2016, 10:52:27 AM »
Rev .357  I had my second surgery on 24 May. They took a kidney that contained a malignant mass. As of 7-13 I was declared Cancer Free. Hoping Pitmaster gets the same prognosis!!!
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