Max Lucado (1955– ) is a best-selling author with over 50 books and 65 million copies in print. He’s been named “America’s pastor” and “the best preacher in America.”
Lucado studied biblical and related studies at Abilene Christian University. He served as Associate Minister at Central Church of Christ in Miami, Florida and Church Planning Missionary in Rio de Janeiro. Lucado is a minister of preaching at Oak Hill Church in San Antonio, Texas, where he has served since 1988.
In 1991, Lucado began developing a radio broadcast called UpWords Ministries. The inspirational messages featured on UpWords with Max Lucado are heard in over 1,400 radio markets around the world.
Three of Lucado’s titles have been recipients of the Gold Medallion Christian Book of the Year award: Just Like Jesus, In the Grip of Grace, and When God Whispers Your Name. Other notable titles by Lucado include Grace for the Moment and Facing Your Giants.