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Pressed but not Crushed





Format: Paperback

Size: 198mm x 129mm

Pages: 200

Release Date: September 2015

Price: £8.99

ISBN: 9781910786093


Thirty-three years old, happily married to a lovely wife, a great job in dentistry, a strong Christian faith … life seemed just about perfect for Andy Davies.

But then, shockingly, Andy suffered a massive stroke, leaving him with ‘locked-in syndrome’. Paralysed and only able to communicate by a series of blinks, Andy’s life, and that of his family, was changed forever. And what of his faith?


A touching a rewarding read, this is the story of a brave man and a brave family, holding onto the promises of God and finding victory and purpose in the midst of  tragedy – but a tragedy that has not robbed Andy of deep and real love, and of a life worth living, as he begins to study at theological college.



Andrew Davies is currently studying for a theology degree an author and active member of his local church. He lives with his wife Emma, in Bournville, Birmingham. England.


‘People throw the term ‘inspirational’ around a lot these days, but Andy’s story defies all expectations. He has not only strived to live a full life, but gone above and beyond, seeking out opportunities to fundraise for the freedom of human trafficking victims. If you get the chance, you should definitely give this a read.’


Ben Cooley, CEO Hope for Justice


‘A compelling and challenging account of one of the most challenging disabilities any human being can experience, that is written with honesty, vulnerability and extraordinary courage. It is the triumph of faith over fear. One of the most moving and inspiring stories I have ever read.’


John Glass, General Superintendent of Elim Pentecostal Churches

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