Don Brackbill Jr. Pens Emotional Struggle With Faith

New book ‘Surviving the Shadow’ is one man’s battle to sustain faith after experiencing life crisis.

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“Surviving the Shadow” looks honestly at issues of faith when circumstances create conditions primed for doubt. Readers are assured that a belief in God can sustain them in moments of personal trial and difficulty.

Casa Grande, Ariz. (PRWEB) March 26, 2014

After receiving bariatric surgery, Daylene Brackbill’s heart arrested, and she struggled to stay alive for nearly a month afterwards. As a husband, father and pastor, Don Brackbill Jr. sought to make sense of the crisis and discovered a real faith and genuine experience with God. He recounts his journey in “Surviving the Shadow: Coping with the Crisis of Life” (published by WestBow Press).

“Surviving the Shadow” looks honestly at issues of faith when circumstances create conditions primed for doubt. Readers are assured that a belief in God can sustain them in moments of personal trial and difficulty.

Excerpt from “Surviving the Shadow”:

“When life was hard, I wanted faith to be easy. I wanted it to be a gift that I only had to receive and open like a birthday present. Instead, faith was a confidence and conviction of the heart that became operational only when I chose to trust God in spite of the circumstances surrounding my life and my wife. I decided that I would have to believe that God was present in that room, even when everything indicated that He was absent and silent in my life.”

“Surviving the Shadow”
By Dr. Don Brackbill Jr.
Hardcover | 6 x 9 in | 122 pages | ISBN 9781449797119
Softcover | 6 x 9 in | 122 pages | ISBN 9781449797096
E-Book | 122 pages | ISBN 9781449797102
Available at Amazon and Barnes & Noble

About the Author
Dr. Don Brackbill Jr. has served in pastoral ministry for 25 years and has earned his Doctor of Ministry developing ministry for caregivers within the local church. He is married to his wife of 28 years, Daylene. They reside in Casa Grande, Ariz.

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