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Meet Jan & Dave Dravecky

Shortly after realizing his lifelong dream of being a major league baseball pitcher—a “southpaw” for the San Francisco Giants—Dave Dravecky was diagnosed with a soft tissue cancer in the deltoid muscle of his pitching arm. Facing cancer, amputation, and depression, Dave and his wife Jan suddenly found hope.

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Iron Sharpens Iron

October 30, 2019

As iron sharpens iron, so man sharpens another. PROVERBS 27:17 (NIV) I am learning that “as iron sharpens iron, so man sharpens another.” It freed me ...

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Blessing or Curse

October 28, 2019

If a man loudly blesses his neighbor early in the morning, it will be taken as a curse. PROVERBS 27:14 (NIV) Blessings are good things, right? And wor...

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Generosity

October 21, 2019

A generous man will himself be blessed, for he shares food with the poor. PROVERBS 22:9 (NIV) This verse has application today to far more than giving...

Encouragement for cancer patients

If you or someone you love is battling cancer, we hope these articles will provide words of encouragement and endurance for the journey.

Encouragement for those battling depression

If you or someone you love is battling depression, we hope these articles will provide words of encouragement and endurance for the journey.

Encouragement for those dealing with grief and loss

If you or someone you love is battling grief and loss, we hope these articles will provide words of encouragement and endurance for the journey.

Encouragement for those with loved ones in pain

If someone you love is battling cancer, serious illness, depression, grief, or loss, we hope these articles will provide words of encouragement and endurance for the journey.

Resources of hope for people in pain

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