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

Big Screen, Little Screen

Posted on Thu, Sep 27 2018 in Blog | 13 Comments

This week I leave for a trip to Ukraine, Belarus, and Hungary.  My first stop, Ukraine, brings to mind memories of the stirring Orange Revolution that occurred there… read on

Parker, CO ~ Guest Preacher at Southeast Christian Church

Posted on Sun, Aug 26 2018 in | Comment

Philip Yancey will be sharing a message during all three weekend services at Southeast Christian Church, in Parker, CO. Service times are: |   Sat, Aug 25, 5pm | … read on

Parker, CO ~ Guest Preacher at Southeast Christian Church

Posted on Sat, Aug 25 2018 in | Comment

Philip Yancey will be sharing a message during all three weekend services at Southeast Christian Church, in Parker, CO. Service times are: |  Sat, Aug 25, 5pm | … 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

South Whidbey Island, WA ~ Trinity Lutheran Church Lecture

Posted on Sun, Apr 29 2018 in | Comment

Saturday April 28th and Sunday April 29th Philip will be lecturing at the Trinity Lutheran Church Speaker Series from 4PM to 5PM. “Dispensing Grace to a Divided World”… read on

South Whidbey Island, WA ~ Trinity Lutheran Church Lecture

Posted on Sat, Apr 28 2018 in | Comment

Saturday April 28th and Sunday April 29th Philip will be lecturing at the Trinity Lutheran Church Speaker Series from 4PM to 5PM. “Dispensing Grace to a Divided World”… read on

Unexpected Guest

Posted on Thu, Apr 26 2018 in Blog | 52 Comments

Sitting on the platform as a visiting speaker, I feel as if I have entered a time warp from the late 1950s. I look out on a church… read on

Greenville, SC; Heritage Lecture Speaker

Posted on Sun, Jan 28 2018 in | Comment

Philip Yancey will appear at Westminster Presbyterian Church on Sunday, January 28, as the featured speaker in the church’s Heritage Lecture Series.  He will lead worship at both… read on

Orlando, Adventist Univ. Colloquium

Posted on Thu, Apr 6 2017 in | Comment

“Faith and Loss” with Philip Yancey Adventist University of Health Sciences has invited leading authorities on faith and loss to open this topic for the Central Florida community through… read on

Samford Univ. Distinguished Author Series

Posted on Mon, Apr 3 2017 in | Comment

“TWO THEMES THAT HAUNT ME” Samford University’s Corts Distinguished Author Series presents: Philip Yancey April 3 at 7:00 PM Samford University Wright Center Mr. Yancey is this year’s… read on