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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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Why God?

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“But Sir,” Gideon replied, “if the Lord is with us, why has all this happened to us? Where are all his wonders that our fathers told us about when the...

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What Are Idols?

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Expressing Grief

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Then Joshua tore his clothes and fell facedown to the ground before the ark of the Lord, remaining there till evening. JOSHUA 7:6 (NIV) When Joshua wa...

Encouragement for cancer patients

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Encouragement for those battling depression

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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.

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