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Husband-and-wife pastors in need of help
After lifetime of giving, ministers find it hard to ask for help
Greg and Renee Wood turned their ministry, Word of Life, over to their son as Greg battles colon cancer and Renee fights breast cancer. The two pastors, who are dealing with financial difficulties, were able to meet their monetary needs with help from Hopelink. - photo by Marcus Yam
SEATTLE — Throughout their married life, Greg and Renee Wood have always been the ones who take care of other people. As Christian pastors for nearly 20 years, they tended to the spiritual — and temporal — needs of their congregation. As parents, they raised six children of their own while taking in dozens of abused youngsters.