Who is Philip Yancey?

For Yancey, reading offered a window to a different world. So, he devoured books that opened his mind, challenged his upbringing, and went against what he had been taught. A sense of betrayal engulfed him.

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Recent Posts

An Anniversary Worth Remembering

Posted on Tue, Nov 12 2019 in Blog, Travel | 13 Comments

On a driving trip through Scandinavia I got my first view of aurora borealis, the Northern Lights. In Finland, just twenty miles from the Russian border, I stood… read on

Snapshots from Asia

Posted on Wed, Sep 18 2019 in Blog, Travel | 21 Comments

I traveled to Southeast Asia in late July, in the midst of their steamy tropical summer. The trip began in Singapore, a clean and modern place where, mercifully,… read on

A Refugee Haven

Posted on Mon, Jul 15 2019 in Blog, Travel | 22 Comments

I am flying into Beirut, Lebanon, for a conference, and from the air the city looks to deserve its reputation as “the Paris of the Middle East.”  Upscale… read on

Emerging from the Dark

Posted on Thu, Nov 15 2018 in Blog, Travel | 30 Comments

During Soviet days the authorities arrested and imprisoned my father, a pastor.  He was sentenced to be executed, but Russia was constructing something above the Arctic Circle, so… read on

On the Road Again

Posted on Thu, Jul 19 2018 in Blog, Travel | 28 Comments

I travel to other countries about four times a year, usually at the invitation of an international publisher of my books. This year, for example, I’ve flown to… read on