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Hope Beyond Cure

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David McDonald wrestles with a vital, and for him, a very personal question: is there hope beyond cure?

Product Description

"Two devastating words left me feeling hopeless and lost. Tumour and incurable."

So begins David McDonald's desperate search for hope through the unflinching gaze of his terminal cancer diagnosis. His dreams shattered, his family distraught, his body wracked by chemotherapy and his faith severely tested, this Christian pastor went back to the Bible to find out for certain: Is God there? Does he care? When there is no cure, does God still offer hope?

Key benefits
» Authentic—presents honest, real, ongoing fears and struggles in the face of a terminal cancer diagnosis in a Christian context of hope.
» Accessible—brings readers face-to-face with what the Bible has to say about pressing life-and-death questions in a style that's clear, non-threatening, and gospel-focused.
» Unique—very few, if any, patients with such a diagnosis have devoted precious months to sharing their experience and faith journey in writing.

Useful for
» Christians and non-Christians, especially those with cancer or other serious illnesses and those close to them.
» Pastors ministering to people with serious illnesses and terminal diagnoses.

1. Hopeless
2. Shattered dreams
3. Searching for hope
4. Faith
5. Hope
6. Love
7. Now

The Author
David McDonald had been in Christian ministry for more than two decades—as a pastor of Crossroads Christian Church and a chaplain to the Brumbies Super Rugby Team—until a diagnosis of stage-4 lung cancer shook his world. Dave is an avid sports fan and loves spending time in the outdoors with his family. He blogs at and lives in Canberra with his wife, Fiona, and their younger children.

Additional Information

ISBN 978-1-922206-44-2
Author David McDonald
Format Book
Studies/chapters 7
Series No

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