Gary Thomas is writer in residence at Second Baptist Church in Houston. His many books include Sacred Marriage (more than 400,000 copies sold), Sacred Pathways, and Pure Pleasure. Gary has a master's degree from Regent College and an honorary doctorate from Western Seminary, where he serves on the adjunct faculty. He is in demand around the world as a speaker on spiritual growth.
"I pulled this book off of my husband's library shelf one day in
a desperate search for something to renew and restore my soul. I
was in a bone-dry spiritual wasteland, and all of my attempts to
feel better were useless. I devoured Gary's words and found myself
intimately connected with fellow brothers and sisters through the
ages who struggled with loneliness, emptiness, and doubt-but whose
thirsty souls were satisfied in communion with God and with each
other. This has become my go-to book for spiritual
"Thirsting for God is without question one of the finest
books on the Christian journey I have read. Once again Gary Thomas
provides believers with penetrating insights for a deeper life.
Definitely a book to savor, mark up, and return to again and
-Dr. Ed Young, Senior Pastor, Second Baptist Church, Houston, Texas
"For anyone who doesn't just want to know about God, but
actually know God, Gary has written a wonderful guide. What a
helpful companion for the journey!"
-John Ortberg, author of The Life You've Always Wanted