BREAK EVERY CHAIN
"A riveting account of pain and redemption."
An Inspirational, Award Winning Memoir
by JONATHAN E. HICKORY
ENDURING LIGHT MEDALIST
-Lt. Col. Dave Grossman
GOLD MEDALIST CHRISTIAN LIVING
Police officers, firefighters, paramedics, and military members all see the innermost of our dark and fallen world. Jonathan Hickory gives us a veteran police officer’s intimate perspective into the struggle that many of our heroes battle in their hearts.
Drowning in the depths of depression and sadness, burning with anger, and chained down by alcoholism, Jonathan couldn’t do anymore. After the loss of his father as a young boy, facing countless horrific death scenes in the line of duty, and the death of his son, Jonathan turned to the world for answers—finding only darkness. Facing the threat of losing his job as a police officer, the loss of his wife and daughter, and contemplating suicide, Jonathan turns to the only One who can truly save.
Read the powerful true story of how a step into faith saved Jonathan from the clutches of sin and addiction, changing his life forever. This amazing story of grace and the life changing power of Jesus Christ is guaranteed to encourage everyone who reads it. This book is an incredible suicide prevention resource for police, fire, and military.
About the Author
Jonathan Hickory is a Master Police Officer in Charlottesville, Virginia. In his 16 plus years of police experience, Jonathan has mentored and instructed other officers in police driving methods and as a Field Training Officer. Jonathan spent seven years investigating the reconstruction of fatal vehicle crash sites and three years as a motorcycle officer. Jonathan proudly serves as a member of the Police Department's Peer Support Team providing Critical Incident Stress Management support to fellow officers. He also leads a Life Safety team with The Point Church in Charlottesville and the local chapter of the Fellowship of Christian Peace Officers. Jonathan has been married to his wife Stacy for over 16 years and has three beloved children.
As a veteran officer, Jonathan has worked the streets, facing the darkest moments of humanity. After battling alcoholism and PTSD related depression for years, he found himself in the middle of the ultimate battle of good versus evil; the battle for his soul, considering suicide. After allowing the enemy to destroy his life and his family for so long, Jonathan cried out for the help from the only One who could save him.
Turning to God has given Jonathan a new light in the perpetual darkness. As an author and speaker, Jonathan now helps others who are struggling with the difficulty of surviving this fallen world. Jonathan continues to speak life into others as he shares the power of what God can do.