Published March 23, 2020

Reading Resources for a Season of Uncertainty

With the outbreak of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) on the rise, people are asking, what do I do next? Many are looking for guidance and direction to make the next best decision to protect themselves, their families, their staff and their communities. Below, we’ve curated several incredible books we’ve read over the years from our GLS faculty alumni who can offer you a sense of clarity, direction and peace during this season.


For those seeking to deepen their faith in God in the midst of uncertainty:



A Beautiful Mess: How God Re-creates Our Lives

By Danielle Strickland






Hope in the Dark: Believing God is Good when Life is Not

By Craig Groeschel






God is Stranger

By Krish Kandiah






The Way of the Warrior: An Ancient Path to Inner Peace

By Erwin McManus






The Land Between: Finding God in Difficult Transitions

By Jeff Manion





For those who are facing challenging conversations with co-workers and loved ones in this season:



Difficult Conversations

By Sheila Heen






Crucial Conversations

By Joseph Grenny






For those who realize they need to make shifts in their leadership in changing times:



Leader Shift

By John C. Maxwell






Necessary Endings

By Dr. Henry Cloud





For those who want to develop self-leadership skills in resilience and bravery in this challenging time.



Grit: The Power of Passion & Perseverance

By Angela Duckworth






Braving the Wilderness

By Brené Brown




Please note, we would love to be able to offer these book resources for free but are unable to. Know that we are not making any gains by promoting these books, but simply want to provide you another opportunity to access the supportive materials we’ve found to be most helpful.

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Global Leadership Network

GLN Staff Writer

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