God Answers Prayers! Doctor Declares Nazarene Team Member in Total Remission!

Jan 22, 2016

Manila, Philippines: 2015 was a very challenging year for the Halbrook family.

Liza and Brooks after 1st round

Ten months ago, Liza was diagnosed with a significant mass in her abdominal region, and a month later, after tests and consultations, doctors confirmed the tumor as Stage 2, Non-Hodgkins Lymphoma.

Read about the story here.

liza 8th cycle

Over the next months, prayers have been constantly and fervently requested for Liza and her family. They cannot thank you enough as you showered them with prayers, words of encouragement and provision. Updates on Liza’s condition were constantly posted on her Facebook page, and we witnessed the highs and lows of her journey through the Big C.

Throughout the ordeal, we have seen nothing but an example of courage and faith in Liza, praising and thanking God despite what she and the family have been going through.

That is why our hearts are filled with so much joy as we received this most recent update from Liza:

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2016 is getting off to a great start for the Halbrooks! Your prayers and generosity have been such powerful instruments in helping Liza and her family. Thank you so much for believing in the power of prayer and for keeping the faith.

“This is the confidence we have in approaching God: that if we ask anything according to his will, he hears us. And if we know that he hears us- whatever we ask- we know that we have what we asked of him.” (1 John 5:14-15 NIV)


Todd & Connie Lou Aebischer

Todd and Connie Lou Aebischer served as Regional Communications Coordinator - Regional NMI Coordinator respectively for over 4 years. They are now serving in Papua New Guinea under Mission Aviation Fellowship as Country Director / Program Director.

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