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

A Refugee Haven

Posted on Mon, Jul 15 2019 in Blog, Travel | 21 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

Why I Believe

Posted on Sat, Jun 22 2019 in Blog | 22 Comments

Early in his pilgrimage, the literary monk Thomas Merton wrote, “Very soon we get to the point where we simply say, ‘I believe’ or ‘I refuse to believe.’” … read on

Ocean Grove, NJ: Sunday Worship Speaker & Book-Signing

Posted on Sun, Jun 9 2019 in | Comment

Philip will present the message: “God’s Silver Linings Playbook” for the Sunday morning worship service, and will meet readers at a book-signing event immediately following the service. Hosted… read on

Orlando, FL ~ BioLogos: Science, Faith, and the Church

Posted on Wed, Jan 9 2019 in | Comment

Join us for a unique evening of learning and worship as we explore the harmony between modern science and biblical faith, featuring best-selling author Philip Yancey and Calvin… read on

Big Screen, Little Screen

Posted on Thu, Sep 27 2018 in Blog | 16 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