The funds from this campaign will be received by Diane Cook (Mike's wife).
Mike has been a tremendous encouragement to so many through the years. Now is our chance to gather around and encourage him on his healing journey. This is the beginning of the story and the journey.
Wednesday morning, March 9th, 2022, our beloved counseling Pastor, Mike Cook, was admitted to the emergency room with great pain in his abdomen. They discovered excessive amounts of bilirubin in his system caused by a mass blocking the duct exiting the gall bladder. More tests and several days later, pancreatic cancer was confirmed. The oncologist determined it is stage 4 and has metastasized. It is considered non-curable and he was given a survival prognosis of 6 to 9 months without treatment.
We lean on the Great Physician and firmly believe God is not done with Mike yet. Mike and his wife Diane have great faith that the Lord is not limited in His ability to heal. They are prepared to enroll in Hope4Cancer. This center has an excellent record of treating stage 4 cancers. It is run by doctors and staff that are all Spirit-filled believers, which gives Mike a great sense of peace entering the treatment. They are simply waiting on finances.
The Cook family is overwhelmed by the love and support from friends and his church family in asking what they can do to help. Our first request is to storm Heaven with prayers for Mike and Diane. However, at the urging of those closest to him, Mike has agreed to let his daughter create this website for his immediate and additional financial needs.
It is costly, and while no amount will ever be worth more than your prayers, we humbly offer you this means to donate directly to the family to cover expenses for the immediate treatment, follow-up treatments, and other unanticipated expenses that the family may incur on short notice.
We are ready to fight, and we need you. We cannot do this alone. Treatment takes money and time. Ultimately your prayers are what will turn the tide.
Our goal is to be part of the next treatment cycle on April 13, 2022. If you would like to contribute, please click the "Give Now" red button on the bottom right of this page. Give Send Go will process your payment right there with a credit card. On behalf of Mike, his family, and his friends, thank you for your thoughts, prayers, and any contributions you are able and willing to make!
Every gift makes a difference, and we are grateful that you are here. It may also be tax-deductible through God's Peace Academy. Let us know if you need a tax deduction. Here are some ideas of how your giving will help:
5 gifts at $1,000 = $5,000
10 gifts at $500 = $5,000
20 gifts at $250 = $5,000
50 gifts at $100 = $5,000
100 gifts at $50 = $5,000
320 gifts at $25 = $8,000