Update On Alex

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Dec 21 Update:

Alex continues to recover well. He is back at work full-time and has started running again. We’re praising God for his good recovery! Thank you for all of your prayers.


Nov 1 Update:

Alex is recovering well and has been back in the office for half days. Please pray for his continued healing and transition back to work.


Oct 26 Update:

Alex’s recovery continues to go well. His plan is to slowly ease back into the office for some minor work before returning to his full time schedule. Please continue to pray for him and his family as they adjust.


Oct 5 Update:

“We are going home! And by home I mean all the way back to SC!!! It’s going to be a long day of driving with frequent stops, but we are so thankful for the care Alex got while in KY. Praise God from whom all blessings flow!” -Jamie Pettett


Sept 30 Update: 

Alex is out of surgery and is now recovering! The valve is repaired and everything went well. Please continue to keep Alex and his family in your prayers.


Sept 29:

Please pray for Alex Pettett, Director of World Witness, who was admitted to the hospital in Louisville, KY, this morning with tachycardia. After running a stress test, the doctors determined that a mild congenital heart defect had gotten worse. Alex is scheduled to have open heart surgery tomorrow morning at 7am to repair a valve that has torn. The surgery will be performed in Louisville.

Please pray also for his wife Jamie as she makes her way there and prepares for a potentially long stay. We will keep you updated on Alex’s condition.

Heiko Burklin is with Alex until Jamie’s arrival and will be acting as interim director.