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

Posted on Sun, Jun 24 2018 in | Comment

Philip will be the featured speaker for both the Sunday morning and the Sunday evening worship services, and will meet readers at a book-signing event, on Sunday, June… 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

Philip Yancey Brockville 2016

Posted on Sat, Oct 15 2016 in | Comment

Philip Yancey will participate in the Christian Educational Speaker Series, hosted by Wall Street United Church of Brockville, Ontario, as their 2016 main speaker. Tickets are required for… read on