Randy Alcorn's Blog

More on Robertson versus Robertson and Why We Should Speak Up

By Randy Alcorn | September 19, 2011
In last Friday's post, I contrasted Robertson McQuilkin’s dedication to care for his wife Muriel, stricken with Alzheimer’s, to Pat Robertson’s cruel answer to a question regarding a man having an affair that if he’s going to do anything, he should divorce his wife who has Alzheimer’s.

Writing the Courageous novel

By Randy Alcorn | September 14, 2011
The challenge is to be 100 percent true to the movie and yet still develop a compelling part of a larger storyline that’s not in the movie.

A Strategy for Sharing Gospel Literature

By Randy Alcorn | September 12, 2011
Our EPM office recently received this note, and I think it inadvertently suggests a strategy for reaching people with the gospel.

Zach Hunter on a Christian Ethic of Social Justice

By Randy Alcorn | September 5, 2011
I know Zach Hunter. I met him and had dinner with him and his mom after a showing of the movie Amazing Grace, that great movie on the life of the Christian parliamentarian William Wilberforce and his success in passing the laws to ban slavery in England.

Why is it so hard for the U.S. Government to pull a plug?

By Randy Alcorn | September 2, 2011
Here is a sad and bewildering commentary that captures in one example the utter inefficiency and sometimes craziness of a government that talks about controlling spending, but never seems to actually do it even when it would appear so easy—as in JUST PULL THE PLUG!

My Top Five Recommended Books on Heaven

By Randy Alcorn | August 31, 2011
When I was researching Heaven, I read 150 volumes on the subject, many long out-of-print. Since the book came out I’ve read a dozen more.