Randy Alcorn's Blog: books

God's Incomprehensible Power

By Randy Alcorn | November 2, 2016
God’s omnipotence, His power, is a subject well worth contemplating. I like what Puritan Stephen Charnock wrote: “As holiness is the beauty of all God’s attributes, so power is that which gives life and action to all the perfections of the Divine nature."

When Is a Book Really Finished Being Written?

By Randy Alcorn | April 1, 2016
The most valuable lesson I’ve learned over the years about writing (and rewriting) is that it’s hard work. It’s energizing and draining, something I love to do and hate to do, something that’s never done because I can always continue to improve on it, but eventually I have to turn it in. 

Why I Write Big, Small and Medium-sized Books

By Randy Alcorn | November 23, 2015
Why write different sized books on one subject? Because they’re designed to reach different audiences with varying interests and preferences. It’s my joy and privilege to write different books on different subjects for different people, meeting different needs.

The One Thing My Daughter Remembered Most About My Parenting

By Randy Alcorn | November 6, 2015
Some years ago, I sat with my daughters at a wonderful father/daughter banquet at our church. Someone at the table asked my youngest daughter, Angela, what I’d done that made the biggest impression on her. I had no idea what she would say, but of course I hoped for something spectacular. :)

Why We Don't Need to Choose Between Happiness and Holiness

By Randy Alcorn | October 30, 2015
As a young pastor, I preached, as others still do, “God calls us to holiness, not happiness.” It all sounded so spiritual, and I could quote countless authors and preachers who agreed with me. I’m now convinced we were all dead wrong.

What’s on My Shelf

By Randy Alcorn | October 26, 2015
I don’t keep books on my nightstand, but I have two equivalents: a book table by the living room recliner, and another by my office chair. Here’s what’s on them, besides the Bible.

Over 50 Books and Countless Changed Lives

By Eternal Perspective Ministries | July 22, 2015
We love the fact that God uses Randy’s books to change people’s lives in two ways: through the reading of the words and through the giving away of the royalties. Here's just a few of the many book responses we've received over the past 25 years.

Worldwide Theological Famine, and How You Can Make a Difference

By Randy Alcorn | June 15, 2015
Earlier this year, I learned about The Gospel Coalition’s International Outreach “Theological Famine Relief for the Global Church.” I’m really excited about this outreach and can’t think of a more strategic venture in financing what will matter forever.