Max Lucado’s Blog

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

Chuck Swindoll: A Tribute

The righteous will flourish like a palm tree, they will grow like a cedar of Lebanon; planted in the house of the Lord, they will flourish in t more

Getting Through When Life Shuts Down

Sometimes life feels like it’s shutting down all around us. The government shuts down. Communication with our teen cuts off. Our marriage is on more

Do It Again, Lord!

A prayer written by Max Lucado for America Prays, a national prayer vigil held Saturday, September 15, 2001.  It seems fitting as we remember t more

Remembering 9/11

Friends, September 11 is fast approaching. How will your church remember the 9/11 anniversary this year? It seems that in the dozen years more

So Glad God Doesn’t Require a Smartphone

My cellphone contract is up. So, I am a candidate for a new smartphone. A week of shopping has made me wonder:  am I smart enough to buy a more

The New Normal

See if the following sounds familiar: The definition of truth is: “Whatever is most expedient at the moment.” Christians are relegated to more

Dad, Your Child is You-nique!

Every child is born with a unique blend of strengths and characteristics. Don’t see your child as a blank slate awaiting your pen, but as a more