YOU CAN BE A WINNER IN SPITE OF YOUR HARDSHIPS AND FAILURES Everyone goes through hard times. Everyone. Even those who the world views as accomplished and successful have their share of pain. David Akers knows this all too well. He’s played in some of the NFL’s biggest games, received many personal honors, and made millions of dollars as an NFL kicker. But he’s experienced personal hardship as well , including family health issues, professional setbacks, financial loss, and grappling with personal and professional failure. Through it all, David has emerged as a more effective and influential husband, father, professional, businessman, and ministry leader. And, above all, he’s become a more passionate and devoted Christ-follower. Winning in Spite Of will help you navigate hard times by presenting biblical truths and bringing them to life with real-life examples from David’s life. It will show you how to grow and increase your impact in the lives of others by recalibrating your experience through a biblical-understanding of suffering. It deals honestly with pain and suffering and shows how even the hardest times and greatest failures can be redeemed for good. If you’re an NFL fan, you’ll love the behind-the-scenes view that David shares throughout the book. But if you’re not a big NFL fan, don’t worry! David shares about the struggles we all face in our families, our friendships, and our careers.