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Resignation – July 22, 2010

I would have liked to have given this in person to the New Life Chapel family, but there has been a mixup and I will not be attending. Below is the resignation letter I wrote, if you have any questions please feel free to contact me. Know that we loved our time at New Life and wish my health would have allowed us to stay.

I have been waiting till I went back to work to determine if I agreed with something the Drs told me. They told me that while I was going back to work I would be very tired for 6 months to a year. They believe it will take that long to get back to where I was before the operation. They have told me that I should not work 2 jobs for a year, in my situation that would mean I could only work at Eaton or Pastor at New Life Chapel.

I wanted to see how I did for a week or two before I made a decision on what I was going to do. I have been praying that God would give me the strength and endurance to be able to continue with both. This week has shown me that having brain surgery takes a lot more out of you than I wanted to believe. After 3 days of being tired, today (Thursday) was pretty bad. For the first time in over a month I have gotten dizzy several times and lost my balance. I have also been so tired in the evening that there is no way I would be able to spend time prepping for a Sunday message or do anything else ministry oriented. I pretty much come home and sit on the couch until bed time.

With the Drs saying it will be 6 – 12 months before my strength returns, regrettably I will have to resign as Pastor of New Life Chapel. I will be of no use to my family, New Life Chapel, or Eaton if I push myself to hard and end up having additional medical issues.

This was not an easy decision for me to make, and was one that I did not want to concede to. But the physical issues I have been having today made it clear that I need to focus on my health first. I do not know why this has happened, but I know God has a plan and I am positive it is a great one. I look forward to seeing how He uses this situation to glorify His name.

May the Lord Bless You,

Robert Hudson

We will miss you! Robert, Alexis, and the kids.


July 23, 2010 - Posted by | Announcement

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