Encouraging Books for Challenging Times
Recently we asked our Reader Rewards members what books have helped them through trials or difficult times, and we received a lot of great answers! If you’re looking for inspiration and hope, learn what these readers had to say about encouraging books for challenging times.
by Chris Fabry and Kendrick Bros. LLC
This book helped me to realize what it means to be a Christian. It challenged me in what that means to me and what that looks like to the world. How [I can] reflect Christ in everything I do and say. – Kelly L.
by Aundi Kolber
Try Softer taught me how to be compassionate with myself - even when it is hard. – Ellie D.
Your Story Matters
by Leslie Leyland Fields
Reading it during the pandemic reminded me of the importance of paying attention to my own story during this season, and of recording my memories. – Michele M.
Calm My Anxious Heart
by Linda Dillow
It really helped me reading through this, and I even went through it twice - the devotions were so timely for me, and they were spot on to give me peace & encouragement. The studies helped me to find strength & contentment with my life as I live for the Lord each day. – Melba W.
Just. You. Wait.
by Tricia Lott Williford
This book was just what I needed in a painful season of waiting, when my dreams were crushed and I felt lost and hopeless about the future. The author shared from her own story how difficult these seasons are and helped me see how God meets us in these hard places with hope, beauty, and his loving presence. – Christine M.
Other books our readers recommend:
The Holy Bible
by Randy Alcorn
Walking with Henry
by Rachel Anne Ridge
by Steve Wiens
Looking for more inspiration and encouragement? Check out these books for finding hope in hard times