Thursday, September 8, 2016

Foster/Adoption Home Fundraiser with Michael W. Smith

Broken woman rescues broken dog... but that was not enough.  

She's helped over 15 troubled children while dealing with a life threatening, incurable and painful blood disease (cryoglobulinemia vasculitis).

Five years ago, her first foster child exclaimed, "You kinda freaked me out... I'd never seen anyone so happy or smile as much as you."

Against all odds, Dr. Diane Dike and her husband Paul adopted SIX children, so far.

Pastor Dan Rohlwing of Grace Fellowship says, "She is a marvel. Overcoming tremendous obstacles to help others!" His wife Kathy says of Diane's book, God Made Only One of Me, "Great read! It is inspiring to see what God can do and is doing!"

Uncle Michael W. Smith

Michael W. Smith, whom the children call Uncle Michael says in the foreword of her autobiography, "Infectious smile... eternal optimism... contagious joy...
these are just some of the descriptions that come to mind when I think about Diane. Her courage in the face of great obstacles has always challenged and encouraged me. But her unwavering faith in the God she serves is probably the greatest lesson of her life. I see in her the walk by faith that is tested and found true... I don't remember a time that Diane has ever complained about an ache or pain or worse. She instead serves even harder caring for her family and blessing all those around her."
Her book 
will be available at the event for a donation or you can order one now.

Struggling to Find Home

Diane recalls, "During a time when I was struggling to find where our blended family belonged, we visited Grace Fellowship Church and the kids declared, "we are home." After a few weeks, Pastor Dan said, "These are our kids," Diane remembers while wiping away the tears, "I knew we were home, too." 

"Pastor Dan and Kathy have stepped in to take care of the children when we were in court fighting for the future of two of our boys. They've been the hands and feet of Christ. When they realized we needed a bigger vehicle they jumped into gear. We are so thankful." Diane recalls.  

Jesus said, "Let the little children come to me and do not hinder them, for to such belongs the kingdom of heaven." The Dike family has a need for a larger van so they can travel together as a family. The struggles the children encountered in the past are unimaginable. But daily they are healing with the help of Diane and Paul. It is important for any family to be together. The Dike family is no exception. With God's help, we want to make that happen. We love God and we love people," said Vicar Austin Kraft of Grace Fellowship.

It Takes a Village!
Church member and long time friend, Debbie Brockett began making plans for a Talent Show/Fundraiser that has turned into a spectacular event. It will be held on September 17, 2016, at the Brush Creek Pavilion, Eagle, Colorado, from 6-9 pm.  Walking Tacos, a Silent Auction and a Special Appearance by "Uncle" Michael W. Smith will help this growing family accomplish many more incredible things together. 

Dinner is available for as long as food lasts and you don't want to miss out on the incredible silent auction that includes trips to Costa Rica and more.

All are welcome to this FREE Community
Celebration Event.

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