Church lifeWhen Prayer Requests Become Viral Hashtags
Online outlets like CaringBridge, GoFundMe, and social media accounts have the power to turn individual medical crises into trending topics.
The first thing her daughter’s diagnosis stole from Holly McRae was her words. Her memory of that day in 2009 is foggy, but the hospital staff later told her all she could muster at first was, “Jesus, Jesus.”
It was early summer, and a neurologist at Phoenix Children’s Hospital had just told Holly there was a large mass in a “dangerous spot” on five-year-old Kate’s brain. Holly had brought Kate in after noticing a small hand tremor. She was sitting in the ...
Wednesday, February 5, 2020
When Prayer Requests Become Viral Hashtags