HENDERSON, Tenn. (BNC) — Stan Mitchell suffered a heart attack Friday, Feb. 15, on the campus of Freed-Hardeman University, where he serves as a Bible professor. He is in CCU in a Jackson hospital. UPDATE: Stan passed away Feb. 19.

At last word, Stan was sedated and doctors had lowered his body temperature. He will need a double bypass, according to reports.

Stan is a columnist for Forthright Magazine. His posted biography mentions his background:

Stan has preached since 1976, in Zimbabwe, California, Texas, and Tennessee. He serves as preacher for the Red Walnut Church of Christ in Bath Springs, TN. He is currently Professor of Bible at Freed-Hardeman University. He is married to the former Marjorie McCarthy, and has one daughter, Tracy Watts. He is the author of four books: The Wise Get Wiser, the Foolish More Foolish: The Book of Proverbs, Give the Winds a Mighty Voice: Our Worship in Song, and Equipping the Saints for Ministry. He has recently published another book, Will Our Faith Have Children: Developing Leadership in the Church for the Next Generation.

The family would certainly appreciate prayers for his recovery.