Max Lucado

Best selling author and pastor



Max Lucado is an author and pastor. Every book Max Lucado has written during the last 30 years began as a sermon series for his home church, Oak Hills Church in San Antonio, Texas. Max presses every word of his sermons through this sieve: Why would this matter on Monday morning? How can I relate the promises of God to every person, wherever they are, regardless of the burdens they carry? Max Lucado’s first book, On the Anvil, was published in 1985. His 41st book, How Happiness Happens: Finding Lasting Joy in a World of Comparison, Disappointment, and Unmet Expectations, was released August 2019. In a world searching for happiness, best-selling author Max Lucado provides a personal plan for a life filled with lasting and fulfilling joy, supported by Jesus’ teaching and modern research. Max and family moved back to Texas in 1988, and Max has been a minister at Oak Hills Church ever since.