Max Lucado’s Blog

The Original Terrorist

The images are startling: bodies strewn on Parisian streets, blood stains on restaurant floors, a pregnant woman dangling from a second-story window. more

Today, Live Today

A worried mind is a divided mind. Worry takes a meat cleaver to our thoughts, energy, and focus. The Bible’s most common word for “worry” is more


Does one prevailing problem stalk your life? Where does Satan have a hook in you? Some are prone to cheat. Others quick to doubt. Maybe you worry. more

Your Promised Land Life

My idea for the book Glory Days crystalized as I sat across the lunch table from a man in midlife misery. He described his life with words lik more

Prayer, Not Despair

Our society seemed to take a seismic shift today. The decision of the SCOTUS regarding same-sex marriage has the potential to leave many Christians more

Now, They Can Drink

It was hard to forget the muddy water. There is much about the trip to Ethiopia that I cannot remember. But I still remember the muddy water. Even more

100 Happy People

You might not find the cure for cancer. You might not crack the code on global warming, world hunger, or tainted water. But you can do this. You can more

Between the Advents

History is not an endless succession of meaningless circles, but a directed movement toward a great event. God has a timeline. And, because of more

A Miracle for Rebecca

“Thanks.” Just the word lifts the spirit. “Thanks” proclaims, “I’m not disadvantaged, disabled, victimized, scandalized, forgotten, or more

An Invitation to an Online Prayer Gathering

Max Lucado invites you to PRAY We are unaccustomed to such images: Health workers clad in head-to-toe protective gear. Emergency response teams more

Fear is Knocking on Our Door

It was a wonderful thing to sleep in my own bed last night after 12 days of travel. This “Before Amen” book tour took me from Florida to New York more

Hope for Prayer Wimps

Some people “get” prayer. They inhale heaven and exhale God. They retreat to prayer mountains and prayer events. They would rather pray than more

Help Through Hard Times: Making a True Difference

A few months ago I wrote an article for, a group dedicated to providing encouragement for those enduring life’s challenges.  I more

A Wedding Prayer

I wrote this prayer for my daughter’s wedding.  Please receive it as a prayer for you marriage as well. —Max A WEDDING PRAYER Would you tak more

“Just a Moment”

It all happened in a moment, a most remarkable moment. As moments go, that one appeared no different than any other.  If you could somehow pick it more