Category: Max Lucado

Best-selling Christian author not without critics

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — To millions of readers, he’s a writer whose personal anecdotes help connect ordinary Christians to God. To thousands at his church, he’s an honest, humble preacher. But to some within the Churches of Christ, Max Lucado is an errant theologian whose positions on baptism and instrumental music in worship have strayed too far from the faith’s literalist following of New Testament teachings. For his part, Lucado — whose more than 50 books for children and adults have sold 33 million copies — said he answers only to the elders at Oak Hills Church in San Antonio,