Over the span of two years we have been blessed with at least 18 new titles on various topics under the umbrella of suffering and grieving — loneliness, depression, disability, chronic pain, terminal illness, raising special needs kids, and grieving lost children.
Here’s a chronological list of the valuable titles that have caught my attention (and let me know what books I missed in the comments).
Zack Eswine, Spurgeon’s Sorrows: Realistic Hope for Those Who Suffer from Depression (Nov. 20, 2015).
Betsy Childs Howard, Seasons of Waiting: Walking by Faith When Dreams Are Delayed (May 31, 2016).
Andrew and Rachel Wilson, The Life We Never Expected: Hopeful Reflections on the Challenges of Parenting Children with Special Needs (June 30, 2016).
Phil Ryken, When Trouble Comes (June 30, 2016).
Dave Furman, Being There: How to Love Those Who Are Hurting (Aug. 31, 2016).
Nancy Guthrie, What Grieving People Wish You Knew about What Really Helps, and What Really Hurts (Sept. 30, 2016).
Joni Eareckson Tada, A Spectacle of Glory: God’s Light Shining through Me Every Day (Oct. 4, 2016).
Vaneetha Rendall Risner, The Scars That Have Shaped Me: How God Meets Us in Suffering (Oct. 12, 2016).
Ann Voskamp, The Broken Way: A Daring Path into the Abundant Life (Oct. 25, 2016).
Douglas Taylor, I Shall Not Die, But Live: Facing Death with Gospel Hope (Dec. 13, 2016).
Lydia Brownback, Finding God in My Loneliness (Feb. 28, 2017).
Russ Ramsey, Struck: One Christian’s Reflections on Encountering Death (Mar. 14, 2017).
Sarah Walton and Kristen Wetherell, Hope When It Hurts: Biblical Reflections to Help You Grasp God’s Purpose in Your Suffering (Mar. 27, 2017).
Brian Tabb, Suffering in Ancient Worldview (Apr. 20, 2017).
Richard Belcher, Job: The Mystery of Suffering and God’s Sovereignty (June 2, 2017).
Kelly Kapic, Embodied Hope: A Theological Meditation on Pain and Suffering (June 6, 2017).
David Powlison, God’s Grace in Your Suffering (Feb. 28, 2018).
Jack Deere, Even in Our Darkness: A Story of Beauty in a Broken Life (Apr. 10, 2018).