Some of you know that I have battled health issues for some years. Time and again these issues have proven to be a great means of grace to me. They have forced me to seek God on a daily basis to have the energy to live and work. They also have taught me the importance of things I once took for granted like daily strength and a good nights rest. They have regularly forced me to ask, "How important is this meeting, this work, this appointment to God’s calling upon my life?"
Having said this I have also tried to listen to two important people in my life—my wife and my physician. They do not always tell me what I want to hear but rather what I need to hear. This all played a role in my recent decision to stop the print version of our journal. It also played a role in my having a CT Scan of my heart in August. This scan showed the possibility of an issue related to heart disease. Upon medical counsel I then saw a cardiologist