Greg Thomas was 57 years old when he was diagnosed with stage-four cancer. He was given just a few months to live, and doctors told his family to start planning for his funeral.
Though his body was growing weaker, Greg managed his stress by taking walks with his beloved dog through the Minnesota countryside. On one fateful day, he took a different path than normal. It led him to a 150-year-old church that was built by Czech settlers.
Greg could see that the small wooden church, which had been abandoned, was beginning to decay. The paint was peeling off, the roof was tattered and the floor was rotting. No one had prayed inside for 70 years. Continue on next page