Randy Alcorn's Blog

Longings of the Heart

By Randy Alcorn | January 15, 2008
Most days, by God’s grace, I am happy and content, even joyful. But not today. And no, it’s not because of the playoffs this weekend. (Not that they helped, but the groaning and crying out of Romans 8 is a lot bigger than the NFL.)

Reflections on Christmas 2007, Children and Gratitude to God

By Randy Alcorn | January 7, 2008
This was our first Christmas with family numbered in double digits. Nanci and I are deeply grateful for our wonderful daughters, our awesome sons-in-law and our four priceless grandsons. Including Jack, little Santa.
 

Mike Huckabee, Iowa Caucus and boasting in God Alone

By Randy Alcorn | January 4, 2008
Last night we were with a group of folks here in Oregon, at Heidi's restaurant in Gresham, watching the election coverage. The gathering was hosted by nineteen year old brothers Alex and Brett Harris, who run therebelution.com website, which is in my opinion the best place your teenagers can go online.
 

Comments on the Comments

By Randy Alcorn | December 28, 2007
Next week, after New Year’s day, I hope to post some 2007 pictures. Meanwhile, people have been remarking to me offline that the comments on my blogs have become a battle zone. It seems I’ve offended people, for reasons sometimes apparent, sometimes not.
 

Joel Stein, Starbucks and Heaven

By Randy Alcorn | December 21, 2007
Now, the man in the picture is not a Christmas shepherd, but Joel Stein, a prominent columnist for The Los Angeles Times. He’s written features for Time magazine, and has impressive journalistic credentials. He says this of himself on the front page of his website: “I’m the guy who loves porn and hates America.” He’s known for his column where he said he not only opposes the war in Iraq, he opposes U.S. troops. Clearly he’s a man who says what he thinks.
 

Bonhoeffer Resources and Lessons for Today

By Randy Alcorn | December 11, 2007
This photo is of Dietrich Bonhoeffer in Tegel prison, prior to his move to the notorious concentration camp of Buchenwald. Though visits weren’t frequent or long, at Tegel his parents and his fiancé Maria were sometimes allowed to bring him books, such as the one in his hand.

Ron Paul, Mike Huckabee and my Grandchildren

By Randy Alcorn | November 27, 2007
This is my fourth and final blog on presidential candidates. I said I’d comment on Ron Paul, the Texas congressman with libertarian ideals who is running for the Republican nomination.
 

IRS regulations and…why Mike Huckabee above the other Candidates?

By Randy Alcorn | November 19, 2007
There was discussion in the comments on my previous blog about whether I am violating IRS regulations by supporting Mike Huckabee. Since there is misunderstanding on this, let me clarify. (Not just for me, but for countless Christian leaders and pastors in the same position.)