Coming from a broken home to become a two-time Grammy-nominated musician, Jake Luhrs has toured over forty different countries and sold over half a million records as the front man of metal band, August Burns Red. Over eight years ago he laid the foundation for the nonprofit HeartSupport that now helps more than ninety thousand people a month. Through Jake’s influence and leadership, the organization has encouraged thousands to take steps of healing in overcoming depression, self-harm, addiction, eating disorders, and several other issues while spreading the importance of mental and spiritual health among his colleagues and the music industry. In 2016, Jake was presented an Alternative Press Music Award for Philanthropy because of the impact HeartSupport made in the music industry. Jake is most passionate about his personal and intimate relationship with Christ because of the many ways in which he’s seen God impact his life and others. When not on tour, he resides in Pennsylvania with his French bulldog, Winston.Personal Site
Books by Jake Luhrs
Articles By Jake Luhrs
Forgetting the Past
Thursday September 19, 2019pain & suffering •
The past is behind you, but the future looks bright.
Theology Turned Me into a Religious Jerk
Thursday June 20, 2019christian life •
While reading the Bible and studying more about God is a good thing, even good things can become bad things.
Drinking Sand from a Well
Thursday March 28, 2019
The reason any of us chase after idols is that we believe they can make us feel full or complete.
Falling Headlong into Pride
Thursday January 24, 2019christian life •
What’s easier than self-reflection is harping on other people’s issues and belittling them.
We’re All Scoundrels
Thursday November 8, 2018christian life •
We gang up on those we don’t understand, those who may not look like us, talk like us, act like us, feel the same for “causes,” or fit the same lifestyle.
God Doesn’t Want My Good Behavior
Thursday September 13, 2018christian life •
The myth (and lie) is that in order for God to love and accept us, then we have to perform
Ignore Social Media
Thursday August 30, 2018christian life •
When we let the Spirit do his work in us, we follow in the footsteps of Christ.
Nothing More Than a Noisy Gong
Thursday August 9, 2018christian life •
Many people can do the “christian” thing. We can talk to people about Scripture, we can share the Good
News, and we can tithe to our church or donate to a cause. We can even read our Bibles and proclaim to
others how much “we love Jesus.” But if there isn’t love that flows out of those things, then what are we
doing? And why are we doing it?