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Do It Anyway: Don't Give Up Before It Gets Good (Hardcover)

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In this inspiring guide to the power of faithful resilience, Tasha Cobbs Leonard—Grammy Award winner and Billboard’s Gospel Artist of the Decade—shares the secret that helps her persevere: When saying yes to God doesn’t make sense, do it anyway.

“Prepare to be invigorated to claim every promise, realize every dream, cast aside every excuse, and embrace every God-given desire within your heart.”—Travis and Jackie Greene, pastors of Forward City Church

Pastor, entrepreneur, and gospel music icon Tasha Cobbs Leonard tells of journeying through moments of unforeseen challenges while holding to an unshakable God and discovering that our greatest breakthroughs come when we make the courageous choice to show up and do hard things anyway. 

Tasha tells remarkable stories of experiencing this firsthand when she committed to dreams even when they seemed unrealistic, pursued adoption though it looked impossible, navigated the dynamics of a blended family despite challenges, and watched God move in each step of endurance through infertility and depression.

With true testimony and conviction, Tasha inspires you toward a bolder way of life with the promise that it will always be worth it on the other side. Along the way, she equips you with practical tools to help you 
• Dream big with God again
• Focus on God’s direction over the loudness of the world 
• Never forget God’s faithfulness, especially in the midst of your hopelessness
• Don’t let fear of failure force you to quit on your miracle too soon
• Believe firmly that no mess and no amount of pain is beyond God’s redemption

Whether you’re feeling stuck, stressed, or simply weary—there’s a more a hopeful way to live, a bolder way to believe. 

To follow God when the way seems impossible, persevere in faith even when the odds are stacked—this is what it means to “do it anyway.”

About the Author


Two-time Grammy Award−winning singer and songwriter Tasha Cobbs Leonard is one of the most iconic artists in gospel music history. Winner of fifteen GMA Dove Awards, sixteen Stellar Awards, three Billboard Music Awards, and two RIAA certified Platinum singles, Cobbs Leonard was named Billboard’s Gospel Artist of the Decade. Alongside her husband, Kenneth Leonard, Jr., the author serves as executive pastor at their church plant, the Purpose Place, in Spartanburg, South Carolina. A successful entrepreneur and owner of several businesses, she is the founder of the mentorship program iLead Escape, which focuses on cultivating and advancing the next generation of worship artists and culture leaders. She lives in Greenville, South Carolina, with her husband and their four children.

Praise For…


“Tasha Cobbs Leonard’s voice has resonated across the globe through her music, but now she offers us a profound glimpse into her intellectual and spiritual depth. This book transcends mere melody to reveal Tasha as a profound thinker and an inspirational leader. Prepare to be invigorated to claim every promise, realize every dream, cast aside every excuse, and embrace every God-given desire within your heart.”—Travis and Jackie Greene, pastors of Forward City Church

“People would never believe that Tasha Cobbs Leonard’s royal, powerful presence was borne out of a modest, vulnerable place. As her friend, I have a hard time believing anything could ever shake her. But this book is full of those tough, unsafe, less-than-gospel-legend moments that produced a jewel of a woman and leader. Do It Anyway is a must-read.”—Jonathan McReynolds, Grammy Award–winning gospel artist

“Tasha Cobbs Leonard’s story gives endless hope and inspiration. Do It Anyway is a phrase that every believer should live by because we walk by faith and not by sight!”—CeCe Winans, Grammy Award–winner and author of Believe for It

“Tasha Cobbs Leonard has done it again! It’s usually in the songs she writes,but now it’s in the book she wrote. We read about God-sent revelation along with real-life experiences. It convinces us that living ‘the life’ is possible, even with detours.”—Kierra Sheard-Kelly, author and Grammy-nominated artist

Do It Anyway is a must-read if you want to experience the amazing life ahead that is right at your fingertips . . . conquering fear, doubt, and everyday life circumstances that simply have gotten the best of us.”—Onika Tanya Maraj, aka Nicki Minaj

Do It Anyway is an inspiring collection of stories from my hero Tasha Cobbs Leonard. These stories challenge me and put a demand on my faith and my understanding of who God is. Each story is brilliantly told.”—Naomi Raine, Grammy Award–winning Christian artist

“This riveting work by Tasha Cobbs Leonard is more than a book; it’s a blueprint to God’s best. She highlights the truth that the conditions will never be perfect for you to progress. Some books tell you that you need to get over certain challenges like grief, fear, and disappointment; Tasha shows you how. If you are ready to stay the same, don’t read this book. Never mind; read it anyway!”—Dharius Daniels, senior pastor of Change Church and author of Relational Intelligence


Product Details
ISBN: 9780593600870
ISBN-10: 0593600878
Publisher: WaterBrook
Publication Date: May 7th, 2024
Pages: 208
Language: English