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Max Lucado’s “Anxious For Nothing”
tops bestseller lists

Nashville, TN (November 27, 2017)—HarperCollins Christian Publishing celebrates the excellent sales and promotion for “America’s Pastor” Max Lucado’s latest release Anxious for Nothing: Finding Calm in a Chaotic World (September 2017, Nelson). Anxious for Nothingachieved remarkable success, including:

  • Multiple appearances on national bestseller lists including Amazon Charts, Wall Street Journal, USA Today, Publishers Weekly and Walmart.
  • Proverbs 31 Online Bible Study launched November 6th
  • Anxious for Nothing webinar will launch in January 2018.

In Anxious for Nothing, Lucado invites readers to discover a life characterized by peace and calm. Based on the encouragement in the Bible to “not be anxious about anything,” Lucado’s message has been incredibly timely and applicable within breaking news cycles during the fall of 2018.

Immediately after the Las Vegas shooting, Lucado wrote two original op-eds on anxiety—one appeared at and the other at, both were picked up by a wide variety of media outlets in the days following. When the Sutherland Springs, Texas church shooting happened near Lucado’s own base of San Antonio, he wrote a third original op-ed that appeared on, Christian Post, CBN and other online outlets.

Earlier in the fall, Lucado and Anxious for Nothing were featured in a wide variety of national media including an interview on Fox and Friends, a drop by with Kathie Lee and Hoda for the 4th hour of The TODAY Show, KLOVE Radio, Kilmeade & Friends Radio, Rick & Bubba Radio, SIMPLE Grace Magazine, The 700 Club and many more.

“Max has based his teaching and writing ministry on his unwavering belief that God is both good and sovereign,” says Senior Vice President and Group Publisher David Moberg. “Anxious for Nothing could not have come at a more opportune time.”

“Is God sovereign over your circumstances?” Lucado asks. “Is he mightier than your problem? Does he have answers to your questions? According to the Bible, the answer is yes, yes, and yes! If he sustains all and controls all, do you think he has authority over this situation you face? What about his mercy? Is God’s grace great enough to cover your sin? Again, yes!”

Anxious for Nothing was simultaneously released in a jacketed hardcover, a Spanish edition, an audiobook, and as a DVD curriculum with participant’s guide. Companion products from Thomas Nelson included a $2.99 booklet entitled Less Fret, More Faith, a full-color children’s book entitled I’m Not a Scaredy Cat: A Prayer for When You Wish You Were Brave (October 2017) and gift book entitled Trade Your Cares for Calm (January 2018).

Max Lucado is the leading inspirational author in the United States. His writings have been shaped into bestselling books, videos, devotionals, songs, greeting cards, booklets, Bible studies, commentaries and theatrically-released movies. More than 130 million Lucado products have been printed in 54 languages, including 92 million books to date. According to a recent LifeWay Research Division national survey, 1 in 6 Americans are familiar with Max Lucado and 1 in 7 Americans have read a Lucado book. Lucado has been featured on countless national media outlets including The TODAY Show, Good Morning America, NPR’s All Things Considered and Fox & Friends. Max and his wife of over 35 years, Denalyn, call San Antonio, Texas, home. Max has served the people of Oak Hills Church since 1988.

Thomas Nelson is a world-leading publisher and provider of Christian content and has been providing readers with quality inspirational product for more than 200 years. As part of HarperCollins Christian Publishing, Inc., the publishing group provides multiple formats of award-winning Bibles, books, gift books, cookbooks, curriculum and digital content, with distribution of its products in more than 100 countries. Thomas Nelson is headquartered in Nashville, Tenn. For additional information visit

Contact: Jana Muntsinger, MMPR,, 281-251-0480

Anxious for Nothing: Finding Calm in a Chaotic World
By Max Lucado

Available from: Thomas Nelson
Release date: September 2017
Price: U.S. $22.99
Format: Hardcover, Jacketed
Pages: 240
ISBN-13: 978-0-7180-9612-0
BISAC category: Religion / Christian Life

Review copies, reprint permission and interviews are available.
Contact Jana Muntsinger, McClure Muntsinger Public Relations, 281-251-0480 or