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Ed Dobson
Ed Dobson, pastor emeritus of Calvary Church in Grand Rapids, Michigan and former “Pastor of the Year” by Moody Bible Institute, was diagnosed with ALS (Lou Gehrig’s disease) in 2001. He is featured in the new film series “Ed’s Story” and can be followed on Facebook and Twitter.

Blog Entries by Ed Dobson

'Oh, That I Had The Wings Of Dove! Faithfully Facing Mortality

Posted November 14, 2011 | 11/14/11 06:29 PM ET

I was diagnosed with ALS in November, shortly before Thanksgiving. About a week later I was sitting on the porch of my house watching the first snowfall of the season. As I sat there I was beginning to sink into that darkness. I was thinking that this would be my...

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Sinking Into Darkness: What Do You Do When You Know You Are Dying?

Posted October 5, 2011 | 10/05/11 12:00 PM ET

It all began with twitching in my muscles. My wife insisted that I go see a doctor, but being a typical male, I ignored her. At the same time, I was having difficulty opening jars and cans when I was backpacking. I had just turned 50 years old, so I...

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