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Hello Family and Friends,

 We've created this page to keep you updated and for specific prayer requests about our beloved, Dave. We appreciate your love, prayers and encouragement during this time when it matters most.

"The prayer of a righteous person is powerful and effective." We believe that the Lord is turning hearts towards him during this time. Please don't stop praying! 


Marissa Meinema posted a new journal entry, "day 365.".

first and foremost...we made it!!!what a year it has been. I won't dwell too much on the up and downs, but rather start out by reflecting on this day one year ago.our life ... Read more

John Shane signed Dave's Guestbook.

Dave, you don't know me but I met you in a hot tub at the BAC several weeks ago. Another man in the tub questioned you about your health. Your brief testimony rang with ... Read more

Susie O'Berski signed Dave's Guestbook.

We are honored to be in the Family of your prayer warriors...after all, that is what family does!   We are all blessed to see God's hand in this past year of deep ... Read more

Jan DeBoer signed Dave's Guestbook.

Oh, Marissa, that is JUST beautiful.  I hold you two in highest regard for your grit, determination, strength and unfailing trust in our Savior.  May HE continue to make ... Read more

Karen Blamer signed Dave's Guestbook.

Our highest calling is to glorify God in all that we do. The two of you are modeling that for us. We are blessed and God is glorified by your testimony! To God be the ... Read more

Linda DeVries signed Dave's Guestbook.

Wow what a blessing to read about Dave's recovery and all that God is doing in your lives. God is good all the time! Read more

Aunt Denise signed Dave's Guestbook.

Dave and Mar, I will never forget the phone call from your dad that morning. Being a nurse, and having worked with many TBI's, I knew you guys were in for an extremely ... Read more

Mari and Bill Micheals signed Dave's Guestbook.

Well said Marissa. Loved the line of being refined by fire. We have the same journey but different circumstances. We take nothing for granted and praise God for the ... Read more

Bob and Kelly Farris and Family signed Dave's Guestbook.

Dave and Marissa,Praising God with you today!!  Also wanted to share a quick story with you both.  On this morning a year ago, Grandma Farris was being seen in the ... Read more

Joanne Boyden signed Dave's Guestbook.

Hallelujah Lord!! What a testament to HIS love and faithfulness! A year goes by so slowly, and yet so quickly! Dave and Marissa, you have had to learn many new things ... Read more

Jan Ellens signed Dave's Guestbook.

You are Hebrews 11 people, not only sharing your faith, but also building faith in others! We thank God for you and lift you daily in our prayers. Read more

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