About Max Lucado

Max Lucado is a preacher with a storyteller's gift — a pastor's heart and a poet's pen. Max's message is simple: God loves you; let him. Max serves the people of Oak Hills Church in San Antonio, Texas. He preaches and writes to the hurting, the guilty, the lonely, the discouraged.

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God Loves to Surprise Us


The last few days had brought nothing but tragedy. Mary Magdalene was there to hold her arm around the shoulder of Mary the mother of Jesus. She was there to close his eyes. And now she takes her spices to his grave. As she rounds the final bend, she gasps. The rock in front of the grave is pushed back. Someone has taken his body! Then a man in radiant white asks, “Why are your crying?” An uncommon question in a cemetery. She answers and is asked again,“Why are you crying?” Mary thinks the man is the gardener. He isn’t. … Listen NowFor more inspirational messages please visit Max Lucado.