Tenacious : How God Used a Terminal Diagnosis to Turn a Family and a Football Team into Champions Paperback / softback
JeremyWilliams captured the nation's imagination by coaching his high school footballteam to unprecedented heights while combating ALS and caring for a son withspina bifida.
This is his family's inspiring story. America firstmet Jeremy and Jennifer Williams when Extreme Makeover: Home Editionrebuilt their Depression-era farmhouse into a beautiful, handicapped-accessiblehaven.
Friends, family, and neighbors from their west Georgia community-and allover the state-came together to support the ailing high school coach who hadwon their respect and their hearts.
It made for compelling television but onlytold a little slice of the story.
Tenacious gives you the rest-a tenderlove story, a thrilling sports story, and an unforgettable testimony to thepower of faith and grit in the face of almost overwhelming adversity.
In Tenaciousyou'll meet:The distraught parents learning their son would be born with spina bifida. The young father facing his own devastating diagnosis of ALS (Lou Gehrig's disease) with matter-of-fact courage. The coach who guided his underdog team to a 10-0 Cinderella season-while struggling to walk, talk, and even breathe. Packed fullof faith, hope, love, and miracles, Tenacious is a story you don't wantto miss.
- Format: Paperback / softback
- Pages: 288 pages
- Publisher: Thomas Nelson Publishers
- Publication Date: 03/09/2013
- Category: Personal Christian testimony & popular inspirational works
- ISBN: 9781595555236