Bowman undertakes next ‘humanly impossible task’

Volunteers, including members of the Bowman family of Rockford, build a 30'x100' hospital with an operating room, labor and delivery room, central supply, four examination rooms, and a 16-bed ward.

No one believed Dave Bowman’s first “humanly impossible” undertaking could become a reality. When the Rockford man, retired and with poor health, discovered that the Lost Boys of Sudan, brought to Grand Rapids in 2000, had never had access to health care, a dentist or doctor, he vowed to build a hospital in that war-ravaged […]

Rockford man’s ‘humanly impossible’ task saving lives

“BROTHERS AND SISTERS IN CHRIST”—Dave Bowman (top left) brought his extended family to see the hospital he dreamed of and worked toward for nearly a decade.

by BETH ALTENA What did you do for spring break? One Rockford man and his family spent it in war-torn Sudan, Africa, seeing the result of ten years of passion, faith and miracles. Dave Bowman, with his wife, sons and daughter and their children, underwent a 24-hour trip to Sudan to see the dedication of […]