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What Does a Cross Bearer Look Like?

By Randy Alcorn | April 15, 2008
A friend recently asked me, "What would be some of the characteristics of the life of a person who is bearing their cross? (Matthew 16) What does this cross-bearer look like?"

Do Hard Things: A Book I’m Excited About

By Randy Alcorn | April 11, 2008
A brand new book has just been released (April 15), one that I highly recommend to all young people. And middle aged people. And old people.

Book Giveaway of the Month: Heaven

By Stephanie Anderson | April 7, 2008
I’ve been looking forward to featuring Heaven as this month’s book giveaway simply because of the many wonderful reader responses to the book we’ve received such as this recent one.

Planned Parenthood's Self-Description, and Unwanted Children

By Randy Alcorn | April 1, 2008
A friend of ours was recently job hunting and came across an advertised opening at Planned Parenthood. Though she wasn't interested in the job there, she was interested in the terminology used in Planned Parenthood's self-description that follows

Four Blessings from Above: The Joy of Grandchildren

By Randy Alcorn | March 24, 2008
It’s been a while since I showed pics of our grandchildren. Many of you have endured sleepless nights wondering when I was going to get back to them. Now you can relax and breathe again.

What Then Is Left of Christianity?

By Randy Alcorn | March 14, 2008
Last month, on the opening day of the World Council of Churches Central Committee meeting in Geneva, someone gave a stirring and controversial speech, with a message that made many squirm. Bishop Hilarion Alfeyev, the Russian Orthodox Bishop of Vienna and Austria, made the following remarkable statements.

Longing for Joy, in C. S. Lewis, Part 1

By Randy Alcorn | March 9, 2008
No writer has had greater impact on me than C. S. Lewis. I find both his fiction and nonfiction to be penetrating and life-shaping. And when it comes to the subject of the longings of our heart, no one said it better than Lewis.