Update on Jon Scharfenberger’s condition
FAB will give updates, as available, on the condition of Jon Scharfenberger, the Students for Life of America (SFLA) staff member who is fighting for his life in Macon, Georgia. Jon was critcally injured in Saturday night’s tragic auto crash that claimed the lives of Kortney Gordon and her preborn child Sophy.
Tuesday, October 18: We are sad to report that Jon Scharfenberger has passed away from his injuries. He died earlier today.
10:45 pm, Monday, October 17: Jon has spiked a fever of 108 degrees F, which can be lethal. Urgent prayers are needed as this battle has taken a terrible turn for him.
10:30 am, Monday, October 17: The doctors have induced a 72-hour coma in Jon. Now is the time for prayer and fasting for Jon and his family.
5:30 pm, Saturday, October 15: No further updates. Pray for Jon’s condition to stabilize so that he can be transferred to a hospital specializing in brain trauma.
12:45 am, Friday, October 14: Late Wednesday, Jon’s condition destablized for a time. Throughout the day Thursday, his condition regained some sense of stability, but the issue is still in doubt. Please pray for God’s healing for Jon, and pray for his family’s strength and comfort as the battle rages.
1:00 pm, Wednesday, October 12: Jon has shown significant improvement since yesterday. His condition remains extremely critical, but he is trending in the right direction, especially over the past 15 hours. Please continue to pray.
2:00 pm, Tuesday, October 11: There is a ray of hope. Jon’s neurological condition has stopped deteriorating and has held steady through the night and through the morning. From eye movements through his closed eyes, he is showing response to meaningful people in his life. Having lived through the day yesterday, and having no further decline today are very hopeful indicators, though he remains in extremely critical condition. The next 24 hours are crucial. Specific are being withheld at the Family’s request. Please keep up the prayers. (link to source)
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