R.A. Dickey debuted his knuckleball by breaking one of baseball’s worst pitching records, giving up an unbelievable six home runs in one game. Sent to the minors and faced with the failure of his pitching dream, Dickey decided to end his life. He duct taped a hose to his car’s exhaust pipe, connected it to the driver’s side window, and placed his hand on the ignition. It was about more than his dream failing.
As a kid, Gabe Salazar constantly questioned, “Why would somebody not want their kid?” He grew up without a father – one who wanted him aborted. Gabe joined in with the gang bangers and the street thugs because they gave him a sense of belonging. But broken ribs, a busted lip, and purple bruises all over his body left him betrayed and rejected again. What turned Gabe’s life from night to day? How could he even be a good father without having a father himself? Watch his story and see what brought him through the abandonment and confusion.
December, 2011 will always be a chilling memory for the Jeff and Cheryl Scruggs family. Their daughter, Lauren Scruggs won’t remember it all. One minute the family was enjoying a dinner out with friends. A few minutes later Cheryl was staring at the the horrific sight of Lauren lying face down in blood on an airport tarmac.
Matthew 5:4 “Blessed are those who mourn, for they will be comforted.”