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Pastor Chuck Smith’s lung cancer advances from Stage 3 to Stage 4

By Dan Wooding

Janette Smith Manderson, the daughter of Pastor Chuck Smith, senior pastor of Calvary Chapel Costa Mesa, California, has issued an urgent prayer request for her father who is battling lung cancer.

In a message posted on Facebook, she wrote: “Update on my dad: Prayer warriors, it is time to put on your armor and fight in the spiritual arena. …

Calvary Chapel founder announces his cancer has shrunk, no longer active

By Mark Ellis

In an emotional communion service preceding the Wednesday night Bible study last night, the founder of the Calvary Chapel movement announced that his lung tumor has shrunk appreciably and is no longer active.

Choking back tears at the Lord’s table, Pastor Chuck Smith, 85, conveyed his doctors’ report from the previous day, which revealed his tumor had shrunk from …

Pastor Chuck Smith cancer update

By Sharon Fischer

On New Year’s Day of this year, as my husband Hal, and I, entered third service at our home church, Calvary Chapel Costa Mesa, California, we were greeted by our friend and CCCM board member Rob Yardley; he forewarned us that Pastor Chuck would be announcing he had lung cancer.

We took our seats in stunned disbelief at the …