Common Man, Extraordinary Call: Thriving as the Dad of a Child with Special Needs

Common Man, Extraordinary Call: Thriving as the Dad of a Child with Special Needs

by Jeff Davidson, Becky Davidson


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780825445453
Publisher: Kregel Publications
Publication date: 01/22/2019
Pages: 208
Sales rank: 720,482
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 1.25(h) x 9.00(d)

About the Author

Jeff Davidson (1967–2017) was the founder and president/CEO of Rising Above Ministries, a national ministry serving special needs families. He was also a pastor, speaker, and author of No More Peanut Butter Sandwiches and the blog Goodnight Superman.

Becky Davidson is the president and executive director of Rising Above Ministries. After the unexpected death of her husband, Jeff, she assumed leadership of their shared ministry and honored his memory by shepherding his last book through publication. Becky and her son, Jon Alex, live in Cookeville, Tennessee.

Table of Contents

Foreword: The Bravest Man I Ever Knew 9

Preface 11

Introduction: Shock and Awe 13

1 Drafted 19

2 Absent Without Leave 37

3 Basic Training 51

4 Protect and Defend 69

5 Provide 83

6 Strengthen 99

7 Equip 113

8 Emotional Land Mines 133

9 Surviving Civilian Assault 147

10 Band of Brothers 159

11 Marching Orders 173

Afterword: A Letter from Becky 185

Appendix: A Band of Brothers Study Guide 187

Notes 201

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