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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Take Good Counsel

Max Lucado

Published on 07/30/2020

Hurting people hang with hurting people. We love those who commiserate and avoid those who correct us. Yet correction and direction are what we need. I discovered the importance of healthy counsel in a half-Ironman triathlon. After the 1.2–mile swim and the 56–mile bike ride, I didn’t have much energy left for the 13.1–mile run. Neither did the fellow jogging next to me. I asked him how he was doing and soon regretted it. He said, “This stinks. It’s the dumbest decision I’ve ever made.” He had more complaints than a taxpayer at the IRS. My response to him? … Listen Now

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