When You Can't Do It Alone

by Brent L. Top

9781590389584

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It's easy to trust in the Lord when everything's going your way. But what happens when you experience challenges and difficulties that leave you so spiritually exhausted that you can't see God's hand in your life? As a newly called mission president, author Brent L. Top experienced a severe emotional and spiritual crisis. Desperate for help, he discovered that knowing where to turn is not enough; we must allow the Savior to rescue us.

With remarkable candor, this gospel teacher shares a deeply personal story as he describes six essential ways to survive whatever trials we face. With compassion and understanding, he offers practical suggestions on how to stay focused on Christ and take hold of His outstretched hand when the storms of life are raging. This insightful and encouraging book is a must for anyone dealing with adversity.

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Pages144

About the Author

Brent L. Top

Brent L. Top is dean of Religious Education and former chair of Church history and doctrine at BYU. Brother Top has written numerous books, including coauthoring LDS Beliefs: A Doctrinal Reference, and is a popular speaker at BYU Education Week. He served as mission president of the Illinois Peoria Mission and is currently serving as a stake president. Brent and his wife, Wendy, are the parents of four children and live in Pleasant Grove, Utah.

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hopeful, helpful, great resource
By , Submitted on 2015-02-25

Such a spiritual, gifted writer. Great help to me. Great gift to everyone. Thank you! Good reading for anyone.

The best book on Depression that I have read
By , Submitted on 2015-02-25

Wow! What a wonderful book by Brother Top. As an individual with Clinical Depression and a Psychologist, I was thoroughly impressed. Brother Top's insights on his own struggle with this disease are amazing. This is a must read for individuals with Depression!!

Finally, a book that understands
By , Submitted on 2015-02-25

This book is awesome, especially for those who are seeking help with depression. Unfortunately, our culture doesn't understand mental illness very well. This book does. And gives excellent, practical solutions on how building a strong relationship with the Savior can help us deal with this challenge. For me, it was a breath of fresh air, to see someone go through similar challenges and learn how they were able to get through it and do quite well. It gives me hope that I can do the same with the Savior's help.

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