Mike and Jen Adams, with their daughter Leah. Their son Aaryn died of cancer several years back. These photos were taken as part of the Rock Cancer Care’s annual calendar. They are now reaching out and ministering to families who are going through what they have experienced first hand.
“Anyone who has heard the dreaded word “malignant” understands the battle that inevitably follows. When Tamela Reed was diagnosed with cancer in 2005, she and her family steeled themselves to battle the multiple myeloma, a deadly form of leukemia. Reed, then 35, armed herself with faith and the Bible as her ammunition, but she was […]
As a cancer survivor, I have the privilege of meeting many cancer patients, caretakers and medical professionals. The needs and challenges around a cancer diagnosis are overwhelming and often times beyond anything one can comprehend. From the physical collapse to mental distress, a patient and their family face many dilemmas before, during and after cancer […]
All through my childhood my family and I were what Miles would call Chreasters, attending church on Christmas and Easter. We would attend the Methodist Church that my grandparents went to, where about 80% of the congregation was over 60. One year my mom decided that my sister and I should go through the confirmation […]
In the month of July, 2009, I heard news that took me to my knees. I heard the words, “Phil, dad has cancer.” I could not believe this could happen to the man I believed to be Superman. I thought to myself, this can’t be, there must be a mistake, he needs a second opinion. […]