Hi, my name is John. On Wednesday, February 20th I was diagnosed with terminal Glioblastoma brain cancer. The news has completely shocked my world. This site is a place for my authentic thoughts and reflections and medical updates as I battle brain cancer.
I am an intense guy! Whether it be playing sports, eating lunch, running an Iron Man, or being with people. Action brings me to life. I am passionate about my beautiful wife Amy, my kids, and my church. After Jesus captured my attention in 9th grade my life has never been the same. Enjoying the Lord and responding to His call is what has shaped the last 35 years of my life.
Now I live in Columbia, MO where I have raised my four kids and pastor the Rock Campus Church. As of lately, however, the Lord has been calling me deeper, calling me to slow down and to focus my energy upward toward Himself and outward toward the ones I love. Read more…