Please Pray for Us

It’s been so long since we’ve posted. A lot has happened very quickly, and we are in great need of prayer. Chris’s condition has continued to worsen as we’ve awaited the report from California, and we realized yesterday morning after experiencing shortness of breath that he needed to go to the hospital. We learned that he was dangerously sick, and he has been admitted to the ICU here. There are too many things to go into specifically, but the priority is getting his kidneys functioning and his potassium levels down. I thank God we’re here.

We learned this morning that the California report came back inconclusive. We are seriously considering transferring Chris to MD Anderson in Houston, once he is stable and comfortable enough to travel. Our doctor (along with several other healthcare professionals we’ve consulted) thinks it’s a good idea. Still, it feels like a very big decision, and a very big thing to do, especially as we consider our most precious little ones. Please pray for us in this next day or two as we weigh all of this out. Please pray for Chris’s health and comfort. He is very weak and very sick but suffering with grace. Please pray for our precious children who are aching with all of this. I got to be with them this afternoon until I tucked them in tonight. My heart can never be where it fully wants to be when we are so divided in this way. I think this has been the hardest day of my life.

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    Praying for the Lord’s help, healing, and peace.

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  27. Ashley Hunt

    The eyes of the Lord look to and fro throughout the earth, seeking to encourage hearts that are His. Lord, You see all of this. Please have mercy on this family and give them grace, peace, and hope.

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  28. Louise Ferrebee

    May God grant you wisdom for the decisions ahead and bring healing to Chris. You and your family will continue to be in my prayers. May you feel strength and comfort of all those prayers from friends far and wide.

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  30. Laurie Rogers Powers

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  31. Andrea

    Continuing to pray for you, Chris, and your sweet children. I’m so sorry things are so, so hard right now. Praying for wisdom, comfort, peace, and a tangible sense of presence.

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  32. Russ Herren

    Sarah, I am praying that somehow that really WAS the hardest day of your life. May our God powerfully save Chris from all harm.

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  33. Aimee Fritz

    Team Fritz is praying for Team Scherf. You guys are going through awful pain, anguish, and fear. Lord, please provide for all the Scherfs’ bodies, minds, and spirits. Please heal and save and comfort and guide. You are the only Wise God. Have mercy, Lord.

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  34. Ryan Hamm

    Continuing to pray for both of you, and for your kids. Lord have mercy, may He soothe your heart and heal Chris. Love to you all.

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  35. Cory

    Sarah and Chris, we love you so much. I am praying and have asked several groups to be praying for you and for breakthroughs here. Lord, give doctors wisdom and clarity, make a path of treatment clear this week, lessen the pain and anxiety, give them rest, help them find joy and the peace in the midst of this valley, provide all of their needs, and we ask for healing.

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  36. Nancy Harris

    Precious Sarah and Chris, you have been nearly constantly on my mind and my heart since this all started but never more than now. I am praying fervently for God’s clear direction for you all, particularly in this decision, for Chris’s strength if you go, and for His PRESENCE to be manifestly felt by every single one of your family. Love, love, love you.

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  37. Brad and Emily Acton

    Lord, have mercy on this family. Give peace to Sarah and grace to Chris. Protect their little ones and may all things come unto glory and the face of the Father. Silence fear and the temptation to despair. Tend the sick, Lord Christ. Give rest to the weary.

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  38. Laura Leonard

    I am praying for you right now, and will be throughout the day today. My heart is so heavy with this news, and you are being loved and lifted up from afar.

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  39. John Wilson

    Dear, dear Sarah & Chris. It is strange to read your heart-breaking message in a lovely and very eccentric house in the woods, where we have been staying since Monday night (via Airbnb) w/ Gary & Kathy, not too far from Bloomington, Indiana. We’ve been packing up to go home, and I just checked my email before shutting down my laptop. All four of us will add our prayers to the many others. Much love from us all.
    John

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  40. Sara Baugh

    Sarah and Chris, I am praying for you both and your children during this very difficult time. May God hold you all in his loving arms and carry you through, one day at a time.

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  41. Anonymous

    We are praying for you, Chris, your little ones and all the medical professionals involved in Chris’s care. Praying for healing, comfort, peace, wisdom and provision.

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  42. Will Shafferman

    Praying for God’s great grace to abound to you, Chris, and the kids. I know it feels like your heart is being strained beyond measure. Bless you all.

    As for guidance… O God, by whom the meek are guided in judgment, and light rises up in darkness for the godly: Grant the Scherf family, in all their doubts and uncertainties, the have to ask what you would have them do, that the Spirit of wisdom may save them from all false choices; that in your light they may see light, and in your straight path they may not stumble; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.

    Love you guys

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  43. Anonymous

    Praying for extraordinary mercies. For you to experience these overwhelming burdens lifted as they are shared.🙏

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  44. Anonymous

    We all at Christ the King continue to pray fervently for your sweet family and for supernatural healing for Chris. Please know that those of us who have walked this valley, with no knowledge of how deep it would get or how long it would be, walk quietly with you in our hearts. Whether you know us well or not, please feel our presence with you. Whatever decisions you make will be the right ones; I cannot fathom in my heart that the Lord would allow you to go left when you should go right.

    May God give you both strength and peace, and wrap you up in His grace and mercy and love. Good bless the both of you and your precious family.

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  45. Nick Conner

    I am praying for you and Chris and your kids as you take refuge in the Lord during these days. May he give you wisdom for hard decisions and hope for hard days.

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  46. Ann Jett

    Sarah and Chris, you are being continually prayed for. We love y’all and know that God will never leave you. Lord have Mercy, Christ have Mercy.

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  47. Cindy Kross

    Our small group in Macon Georgia are lifting you up begging and asking our Great God To give you hope and healing! May the wisdom, peace and strength of God cover your family. Holy God we beg you to intervene with healing on your wings of grace and mercy!!!

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    Isaiah 43:2
    “When you pass through the waters, I will be with you, and through the rivers, they will not overwhelm you. When you walk through the fire, you will not be burned or scorched, nor will the flame kindle upon you”

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  49. Sims and Michael Bowen

    We are praying here in Fairfield now. Praying ultimately for healing. Praying for strength for both of you. Praying for mercy. Praying for provisions for this day and daily bread. Praying for big provision and mountains moved. Praying for wisdom and guidance. Praying for the precious kiddos. We love y’all.

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  50. Betsy K

    My Dear Sarah,
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  51. DWH

    Oh dear friend, My heart is so heavy with you as I read this. This does sound like the hardest day to ever live – my heart breaks for you all and is filled with such compassion and earnest prayers. May you sense all our prayers and Love lifting you and filling you and casting Light around you. May you know warm tender Grace and abiding Presence right now in your deepest depths.

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  52. gerald mcdermott

    Sarah and Chris, you are in the valley of the shadow of death. We feel so deeply for you both. Father, we ask you to give Chris and Sarah discernment to know whether to go to Houston. Make it clear to them, one way or the other. And whether they go or not, we ask you to provide people who will care for their four precious children while Sarah is at Chris’ bedside.
    In Jesus’ name,

    Fr gerry and Jean

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  53. Peirce Baehr

    Praying Sarah. It sounds like a good choice to go. If you need any connections in Houston, my aunt lives there (she’s a nurse but not at MD Anderson) and my grandfather used to work at that hospital.

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  54. Anonymous

    We are praying and praying….. Asking our Great GOD to HEAL Chris and bring supernatural PEACE to your sweet family! We are on our knees and will continue to do seek God for all of you!!!!!! Our hearts breaking for you all!!!!! karen and rod

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    1. Matt & Hailey Kingsley

      Praying for Chris’ immediate health, that the cancer would leave his body, that the doctors would be able to diagnose him. Praying for you Sarah, that you would have peace, not feel alone or frightened and have wisdom with these decisions. Praying for your kids. We are far away but our hearts are with you.

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