Ed Dobson

Ed Dobson is pastor emeritus of Calvary Church in Grand Rapids, Michigan, and serves as a consulting editor for Leadership magazine. He holds an earned doctorate from the University of Virginia, and is author of numerous books, including The Year of Living Like Jesus and Prayers and Promises When Facing a Life-Threatening Illness. He moved to the United States from Northern Ireland in 1964 and now lives with his family in Grand Rapids.

Seeing Through The Fog: Hope When Your World Falls Apart

Seeing Through The Fog: Hope When Your World Falls Apart

When doctors told Ed Dobson that he only had two to five years left to live, at first he lost hope. But thanks to friends and family, he soon found himself on a path filled with new discoveries, fresh insights into his faith and the revelation that truly, "it ain't over till it's over."

Ten years later, Ed still lives to tell his story. In Seeing Through the Fog, he shares the lessons he has learned. His touching story and words of wisdom will inspire you to seize the day—and make the most of every moment of life you still have left.

The Year of Living Like Jesus - Book

The Year of Living Like Jesus

In The Year of Living Like Jesus, Dobson chronicles his humbling and inspiring year in Jesus's sandals. Like A. J. Jacobs's bestseller, The Year of Living Biblically, Dobson's book is funny, challenging, and provocative. With great candor and wisdom, he invites readers to join him on a year of revelation, a year that changed his spiritual life forever.

Prayers and Promises When Facing a Life-Threatening Illness

Prayers and Promises When Facing a Life-Threatening Illness

Thirty short-yet-powerful morning and evening reflections offer encouragement, hope, and inspiration to people dealing with a life-threatening illness, and to their family members and caretakers. Here are honest insights and personal stories from a pastor who continues his own journey with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), often referred to as "Lou Gehrig's disease".