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  • Pastor Donates Kidney to Save Church Member

    "Elaine Holloway was told in January 2016 she needed a new kidney to survive, and that it could take up to five years to find a suitable donor for the Monticello woman," writes Steve Hoffman of the Piatt County Journal-Republican. "But less than a year after being placed on a national transplant list, a donor was found very close to home. In fact, he came from her own church's pulpit." Moved by the Holy Spirit, he says, the Rev. Jeff Bealmear, pastor of Monticello’s United Methodist Church, offered one of his kidneys and proved to be a match. more