Randy Alcorn's Blog

Fully Human from the Beginning

By Randy Alcorn | November 30, 2011
Darren Carlson tells a story that captures the game that is often played by the medical community— depersonalizing the unborn child by semantics, so that abortion becomes a viable option.

Heavenly Minded and of Earthly Good

By Randy Alcorn | November 28, 2011
Over the years, a number of people have told me, “We shouldn’t think about Heaven. We should just think about Jesus.”

Pursue Your Pleasure in God

By Randy Alcorn | November 26, 2011
This blog of Jon Bloom’s from a couple of months ago is right on target. Years ago I taught a seminary course called “A Theology of Desire,” and Pascal’s quote was one of the many I cited.

What I’m thankful for: A Thanksgiving greeting

By Randy Alcorn | November 24, 2011
There are so many things for Nanci and me to be thankful for this year. We’ve talked about how grateful we are for our family—we have two daughters who are married to godly men, as well as four grandchildren already born and the fifth one on his way. 

Visit to Upland, and fun with grandsons Matt and Jack

By Randy Alcorn | November 21, 2011
The weekend of November 13 I was in California, and had a great time with grandson Matt on his seventh birthday, in his new home town of Upland, where his father Dan Franklin is now the teaching pastor at Life Bible Fellowship Church.

Eagerly Anticipating the New Heavens to Come

By Randy Alcorn | November 18, 2011
Astronomy has been my hobby since childhood. Years before I came to know Christ, I was fascinated by the violent collisions of galaxies, explosions of stars, and implosions into neutron stars and black holes.

How pleased will God be to have us with Him in Heaven?

By Randy Alcorn | November 14, 2011
As I’ve often said, A. W. Tozer is one of my favorite all-time authors. I love what he says here, and what I also love is that elsewhere He affirms God’s holiness, justice and wrath in uncompromising ways, then gives us this beautiful depiction of God’s love for His children, and His delight in us