Praise for Beyond Ordinary:
What a moving and inspiring testimony! Justin and Trisha Davis are powerful examples of God’s ability to breathe new life into a marriage that seems to have reached the end. With scriptural insights gained through the Davises’ own fight to save their marriage, Beyond Ordinary encourages every couple to believe that their relationship can become truly extraordinary.
-Jim Daly, President – Focus on the Family
Justin and Trisha share their story with transparency and courage. But this book goes beyond just storytelling. They provide practical and powerful teaching that is applicable to every couple – newlywed or veteran. This resource will greatly strengthen your marriage. I can say that honestly, because it’s done it for mine.
-Natalie Grant, Christian singer/songwriter and 5-Time CMA Female Vocalist of the Year
In this book of searing honesty, Justin and Trisha remind us that marriage, like any other good and beautiful thing, is worth fighting for and cannot be won or kept without the desire to fight for it. In their story you will find your story, or you will find hope for a story that needs healing in its own way.
-John Ortberg, Senior Pastor, Menlo Park Presbyterian Church and author of Who Is This Man?
Ordinary marriages are only one or two steps away from destruction, which is so unfortunate because the God of the universe designed marriage to be far from ordinary. In this book, Justin and Trisha share a story of struggle and hope as they pull back the curtain on what was a tragic marriage that turned into triumph because they were willing to deal with the heart rather than simply trying to repair external issues. I am so thankful that they wrote this book and believe it will help people to stop fighting in their marriage and actually begin fighting for it.
-Perry Noble, Senior Pastor, NewSpring Church and author of Unleash!-Breaking Free from Normalcy
Everyone likes a good love story. But many of us spend our lives slightly disappointed in the love story we’re trying to live. Beyond Ordinary is what you’ve been looking for if you want to ignite your relationship to become what God intended for you to have. The practical advice and engaging writing will make you turn to this book’s wisdom time and again.
-Lysa TerKeurst, New York Times bestselling author and president of Proverbs 31 Ministries
Justin and Trisha have lived through extreme difficulty and brokenness in their marriage, but the Jesus we follow loves to take broken things and put them back together. That kind of deep healing has been part of my story, and it’s the story of so many of the children Compassion is blessed to serve every day. I hope that as you read these pages you’ll find a deeper understanding of how complete dependence on God is the only way to fully live.
-Dr. Wess Stafford, President and CEO, Compassion International
My favorite thing about this book is that it’s not a book on how to have a perfect marriage. It’s a book about having a real marriage. And the difference between those two things is monumental. Honest, insightful and helpful, this is an awesome resource.
-Jon Acuff, Wall Street Journal Bestselling Author of Quitter and Stuff Christians Like
Beyond Ordinary is the best marriage book I’ve ever read! Justin and Trisha not only share their heartbreaking, yet redemptive story, but they explain how they landed in an ordinary marriage full of devastation. There is such godly wisdom and practical advice shared by them that will benefit ALL marriages. Today, their marriage resume has BETRAYAL listed on it but you’d never know it. They have leaned into their Heavenly Father and allowed, even begged Him to take their once mediocre, deficient marriage and not only give them a new, improved, extraordinary marriage, but help you have one too. And you will if you read this book.
-Cindy Beall, Author, Healing Your Marriage When Trust Is Broken
What an honor it is for me to endorse a book I know will change so many marriages. As a friend of Justin and Trisha Davis, I have witnessed what a beautiful, strong relationship they share and have seen their teaching impart wisdom to so many others. It is clear from my time with them that they love the Lord and seek to glorify Him even through their own brokenness. I know many men and women will be blessed through their soul-searching and solid, Biblical teaching. I hope many people buy this book and move one step closer to that which the Lord desires of us: true restoration.
-Angie Smith, author of What Women Fear and speaker for Women of Faith
As a pastor, I’m often asked what is the most important issue facing the church today. There are many but in my opinion it comes down to marriage. When marriages fail or stagnate, there is a ripple effect for years to come. Sadly, this is the usual, ordinary story being told today. That’s why Beyond Ordinary is so important. Justin and Trisha are real people with a real story of extraordinary hope and healing. It’s why this is no ordinary book.
-Jeff Henderson, Lead Pastor-Gwinnett Church
Justin and Trisha Davis have an honest and heart wrenching story about what happens all too often in today’s marriages. However their commitment to faith and forgiveness is so incredibly rare and Beyond Ordinary that its an inspiring testimony of hope to any marriage in any condition. Learn from their painful mistakes, heed their practical advice, and inherit God’s powerful grace through their story. This book will absolutely transform your Faith in God and the future of your marriage!
-Rory Vaden, Co-founder of Southwestern Consulting and New York Times bestselling author of Take the Stairs
Justin and Trisha Davis have given us a profound gift of transparency and practical hope in Beyond Ordinary. Through their own journey they point the way to better relationships and healing for all of us, whether we are struggling or striving. This is a great, realistic book filled with life lessons we all need to apply.
-Jud Wilhite, author of Torn, Senior Pastor of Central Christian Church Las Vegas
We all want a life that’s more than ordinary, especially when it comes to our relationships. But few of us are willing to pay the price, to do the work and go through the pain. Justin and Trisha show you what it takes — through their painful but beautiful tale of love and loss — to have an incredible marriage, life, and faith. Reading this book just might save you a few scars, but be prepared: it will also call you out of complacency and into something extraordinary.
-Jeff Goins, author, Wrecked: When a Broken World Slams into Your Comfortable Life
Beyond Ordinary is raw, painfully honest, and wildly hopeful. Its raw-ness will cut to the depths of your heart. Its honesty will shock and shake you to your core. And its hopefulness will give you the Gospel empowered resources to have an extraordinary marriage and life. This book that should be required reading for every Christian college student and church staff. It’s that’s good.
-Derwin L. Gray, Lead Pastor, Transformation Church
With touching transparency, practical wisdom and biblically based advice, Justin and Trisha Davis provide a compelling look at the ways a couple can see their marriage renewed and transformed. Beyond Ordinary offers proof positive that even the most struggling marriage can be resurrected into a thriving relationship that glorifies God.
-Esther Fleece – assistant to the president for millennial relations, Focus on the Family
This is a game-changing book on marriage by Justin and Trisha Davis. Finally, a Christian resource for couples that encourages personal responsibility, facing conflict and living with a sense of purpose and intentionality. This is a book that i will continue to draw on not only for my own marriage, but for the hundreds of couples I work with in my therapy practice.
-Rhett Smith, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, and author of The Anxious Christian: Can God Use Your Anxiety for Good?
Justin and Trisha Davis have given every married couple a gift on the pages of this book. Their refreshing honesty peels back the layers of marriage to reveal the real challenges we all face. Their story will help you examine your marriage and learn what it takes to move it from ordinary to extraordinary!
-Jill Savage, CEO of Hearts at Home, author of No More Perfect Moms
Justin and Trisha demonstrate how to achieve the dynamic marriage God intends for us - whether we’re experiencing catastrophe or just caught in the grind of the ordinary life. Every married couple should read this!
-Shawn and Tricia Lovejoy, Mountain Lake Church, Shawn is the author of The Measure of Our Success: An Impassioned Plea To Pastors.