When Kerry and Chris Shook picked up the phone, I could tell they had been up for hours and had already jumped started their day.
The Shook’s are the founding leaders of the Woodlands Church outside of Houston, Texas.
Woodlands Church has been deemed one of the top 100 fastest growing churches in America.
Although the Shooks love their church and love talking about church growth, what brings them to the call is the love of their children and grandchildren. You can tell from the excitement in their voices as the topic of family came up that they have a tremendous amount of love for their kin especially their grandchildren.
Kerry and Chris can still remember when their son Josh and daughter in law Kelly told them that they would become grandparents. Everything about their grandson Jude, looked promising. “I can remember getting the call to head to the hospital because something was wrong with Jude,” Kerry recalled.
After arriving at the hospital, the Shooks would learn that their grandson was going to be delivered prematurely and would only be granted life for just one day (January 7 to January 8, 2017).
For them, this was devastating news. They have authored books on living life to the fullest so hearing the news that their grandchild would just be given one day to live was more than unbearable.
“I wanted to fix the situation for our children,” Kerry shared…