Ray Bentley, author and founder/senior pastor of Maranatha Chapel, San Diego, California: his book is a testimony of overcoming so personal and powerful that it will leave a deep impact on your soul. On every level, it will leave you inspired and challenged.
Larry Osborn, pastor and author, North Coast Church, Vista, California: Diagnosed with young-onset Parkinson’s disease, Randy learned firsthand that “the presence of genuine pain doesn’t negate the presence of genuine joy.” If you’re in the valley (or know someone who is), this is a book you need to read.
Dr. Gene A. Getz, professor, pastor, and author: Randy is a prodigal who returned, demonstrating unusual faith blended with humility. This book tells his incredible journey. In spite of a life-altering illness, Randy is standing on the “solid rock”!
Dr. Ron Jenson, author, speaker, America’s Life Coach, San Diego, California: Overcoming—I love it—honest, thoughtful, funny, best handling of why we suffer I’ve read, great story, well written, and engaging.
Bruce B. Miller, senior pastor and author, Christ Fellowship, in McKinney, Texas: I intend to keep a stack on hand to give away. If you are in pain, this gift can bring you hope, and even joy.
In this book, Randy describes his ongoing battle with Parkinson’s, being abducted in Italy, his father’s mental illness and suicide, and other life experiences. As a result, Randy has unique insights into the Bible’s teaching about finding joy in the midst of a trial and despite circumstances. He also reminds us that God may heal us gradually or guide us through the hardship to make us stronger.