Max serves the people of Oak Hills Church in San Antonio, Texas, where he has been on staff since 1988. He preaches and writes to the hurting, the guilty, the lonely, the discouraged. And his message is simple: God loves you; let him. That message has traveled around the world in more than 54 languages via more than 120 million individual products. Most of these products are books (92 million), which have occupied spots on every major national bestseller list. Over the years Max Lucado has been featured in countless national media outlets, dubbed “America's Pastor” by Reader's Diges
t, and named one of the most influential leaders in social media by The New York Times
. Max and his wife, Denalyn, served as missionaries to Brazil for five years, and the experiences became the topic of his first book On the Anvil
, published in 1985. Max has since written over 30 books, his latest is Glory Days: Living Your Promised Land Life Now
, which offers insight into living a “full throttle” life. Max and Denalyn have three grown daughters and two son-in-laws.