Randy Alcorn's Blog
- Wed, Feb 09, 2011
- Culture and Worldview
My friends Brett and Alex Harris, on their wonderful website www.therebelution.com, cited a Wall Street Journal article about the importance of reading, and the great decline in reading among boys. I have often cited this as one of the most alarming trends of our day.
- Tue, Feb 08, 2011
- Free Book Giveaway
Here are the three randomly drawn winners from the 90 Days of God's Goodness giveaway on Randy’s blog.
- Mon, Feb 07, 2011
On Friday two of our four wonderful grandsons spent the night, and we took them to their Saturday morning basketball game. Jake, the six year old scored 5-6 times, and scored last week in his first game. But his little brother Tyler, at 4 years old, scored his first competition basket ever Saturday. See this video I took.
- Fri, Feb 04, 2011
For a long time Christians were reticent to enter the field of fiction writing. Although fiction had been popular in the secular field for a long time, it was sparse in Christian publishing. The popularity of authors Frank Peretti and then later Tim LaHaye and Jerry Jenkins certainly opened up the door much wider for acceptance of Christian fiction.
- Wed, Feb 02, 2011
Yesterday I made my February 1 deadline for the Courageous novel. I sent it off 11:56 p.m. Pacific time—hated to waste 4 minutes, but I needed a margin in case it got stuck in my outbox and I had to reboot. :)
Many thanks to all of you who prayed. There’s still much editing to come, but I’m grateful for God's grace and kindness in an exhausting project that has consumed the last four months.
- Mon, Jan 31, 2011
- Free Book Giveaway
Here at the EPM office, it’s always fun for our staff when Randy’s new books arrive. There’s something special about seeing a book in physical form that Randy has worked on for months. This month he has two new books, both available on February 8: The Chasm, a fiction book, and 90 Days of God’s Goodness, a devotional.
We’ll be hosting a Facebook party next week to celebrate The Chasm (more details below!), so for this giveaway, I wanted to focus on 90 Days of God’s Goodness: Daily Reflections That Shine Light on Personal ...
- Wed, Jan 26, 2011
Last year I led a group of men in a study of Francis Schaeffer’s classic Genesis in Space and Time, and Lee Strobel’s excellent The Case for a Creator. It is vital that we be aware of the importance of the biblical doctrine of creation. Also see the excellent chapter on creation in Doctrine, by Mark Driscoll and Gerry Breshears. Here are some significant thoughts from writer and thinker Al Mohler about the importance of this issue.
- Mon, Jan 24, 2011
- Eternal Perspective Ministries
Here at Eternal Perspective Ministries, we receive some wonderful notes and letters from readers letting us know how Randy’s books have blessed them and helped them develop a deeper walk with Christ. Randy and the rest of the EPM staff are always encouraged and humbled to read these responses.