Dave (JD)’s Story

Site created on July 9, 2019

Dave (JD) loves many things in life -- God, Jesus and Christianity, his beautiful wife DeAnna, his family, baseball, and bike-riding.  Recently JD was enjoying one of his life's pleasures -- biking in the neighborhoods near home.  As an athlete and avid bicyclist, he would often ride 10+ miles a day.  On July 2, he lost his balance on a bike-ride and even though wearing a helmet, suffered a traumatic brain injury.

A thoughtful good samaritan witnessed his fall and called for help.  JD was taken and admitted to the Beaumont Farmington Hills, MI critical care unit where he continues his stay.  Despite JD's overall excellent health, he is challenged by the various issues that result from an 80-year-old needing to rest in a bed and heal a bruised brain.  Those issues have and will continue to be the greater risks to JD in the near-term.  We are all praying and hoping that he can quickly resume a level of activity that can eliminate the other risks he faces in his recovery.  Please join us in those prayers.

Newest Update

Journal entry by Mindy Corder

I am honored and amazed at the number of cards and well wishes I have received from many of you during my six months of injury. I know you are busy and what you did took time and effort on your part.  It is comforting to me how so many love and care.  Thank you. 

Merry Christmas to you all and I thank God for you. 

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