Max Lucado

Max Lucado

Max Lucado is an award-winning, best-selling author whose books have sold more than 100 million copies and have been translated into 54 languages. A few of his well-known titles include Anxious for NothingIn the Grip of GraceHe Chose the Nails, and Glory Days. His writing is also featured in videos, devotionals, songs, greeting cards, Bible studies/commentaries, and more. Max is a highly popular public speaker and a lead preaching and teaching pastor at Oak Hills Church in San Antonio, Texas. He and his wife, Denalyn, have three grown daughters and two grandchildren. Learn more about Max at his website,

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Hope for Getting Through the Tough Times

Pastor and best-selling author Max Lucado offers hope to those struggling with hardship, particularly in light of the coronavirus pandemic.

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Faith Conversation: Priorities

What’s your priority in life? Are you open to following Christ’s direction and giving up your own plans? This devotion gives you and your spouse questions to start a conversation about the topic.

Grace Is Enough

Do Your Teens Know That Grace Is Enough?

Do good, and you’ll be OK. Do more, and you’ll be saved. That’s what many teens think, but it’s not what God wants them to know.

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Fearless Parenting

Parenting from a base of fear creates prison guards or permissive parents. Max Lucado demonstrates a better way: entrusting our kids to Christ.