Author and pastor Marvin McMickle knows first-hand what it`s like to experience the shock and fear that result from being informed of a diagnosis of prostate cancer. In his insightful book, he provides others with sound advice—both medical and spiritual—so that they, too, can be equipped to battle this insidious disease. McMickle discloses the latest medical research on prostate cancer while candidly challenging readers to address and overcome issues of fear, denial, and embarrassment.
“True healing requires not only physical treatment, but mental and spiritual therapy as well. I hope many men will take advantage of this wealth of information from a man who has turned vulnerability into strength.” —Benjamin S. Carson Sr., M.D., Director of Pediatric Neurosurgery, The Johns Hopkins Hospital, and author of the bestseller, Think Big
“To the almost 200,000 men who will be diagnosed with prostate cancer in 2004, Dr. McMickle is teacher, preacher, pastor and counselor. As a pastor, professor, husband and father, the author has provided an epic treatise on how to be a faithful soldier in battling prostate cancer.” —The Rev. Dr. Otis Moss Jr., Senior Pastor, Olivet Institutional Baptist Church, Cleveland, Ohio
“. . . author and pastor Marvin A. McMickle shows readers that there is way to prepare for ‘bad news.’ A year after hearing test results confirming cancer, McMickle writes, ‘I earnestly believe that my spiritual life has grown stronger and deeper as a result of this battle.’ He often uses that word, ‘battle,’ and offers suggestions with his confessions, Scripture with his story, medical information with his inspiration, encouragement with his cautions. . . .McMickle helps readers prepare for whatever may come their way and be set to win any battle.” —Chris Maxwell, Christian Retailing, June 1, 2004.