Church News: About the cover

When Myron Child (inset photo) was forced to face the trauma of a seriously ill child, he found his thoughts turning to finding ways he could help others facing similar trials. Those thoughts became actions that led to the building of the state-of-the-art Doernbecher Children's Hospital in Portland, Ore.

His daughter Beckie, who has overcome cancer, learned a lot from the way her father reacted to adversity. Her story is on page 7.