Philip Yancey

Philip Yancey is editor at large of Christianity Today and cochair of the editorial board for Books and Culture. Yancey's most recent book is What Good Is God?: In Search of a Faith That Matters. His other books include Prayer (2006), Rumors of Another World (2003), Reaching for the Invisible God (2000), The Bible Jesus Read (1999), What's So Amazing About Grace? (1998), The Jesus I Never Knew (1995), Where is God When It Hurts (1990), and many others. His Christianity Today column ran from 1985 to 2009.

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Philip Yancey's Healing Pen
The Healing Pen
Philip Yancey writes to save his past—and others' futures.
ARTICLE: Unwrapping Jesus
ARTICLE: Unwrapping Jesus
My top ten surprises.
  • Melancholy Angels
    Melancholy Angels
    God’s messengers can be both bombastic and surprisingly subdued.
  • The Evangel-ist
    The Evangel-ist
    Billy Graham restored a sense of goodness about the Good News.
  • The Good News Hiding Beneath the Headlines
    The Good News Hiding Beneath the Headlines
    As we begin another year, Philip Yancey reminds us: Grace hasn’t vanished.
  • Be Pioneers of Grace in a Post-Christian America
    Be Pioneers of Grace in a Post-Christian America
    The author lays out a way to witness after churches have lost their cultural privilege.
  • Easter Blooms in Newtown
    National Tragedy and the Empty Tomb
    Not even senseless murder can separate us from the love of God in Christ Jesus.
  • A Surgeon General's Warnings
    A Surgeon General's Warnings
    C. Everett Koop is not about to abandon his public platform.
  • The Embattled Career of Dr. Koop
    The Embattled Career of Dr. Koop
    Despite political pressures, the surgeon general was out to fight disease, not people.
  • Changes Since 9/11
    How Christian Leaders Have Changed Since 9/11
    Pastors, authors, & ministry leaders describe how that fateful day transformed their lives and ministries.
  • Yancey in the Middle East
    A Living Stream in the Desert
    How the Christian faith will be a subversive—and liberating—influence in the Middle East.
  • Border Crossing
    Border Crossing
    Why Philip Yancey's newest book is debuting in Brazil.