Randy Alcorn's Blog: books
- Wed, Feb 09, 2011
- Culture and Worldview
My friends Brett and Alex Harris, on their wonderful website www.therebelution.com, cited a Wall Street Journal article about the importance of reading, and the great decline in reading among boys. I have often cited this as one of the most alarming trends of our day.
- Tue, Dec 14, 2010
- Free Book Giveaway
The joy of this season doesn't stem from finding life easy and merry and cheerful; it comes from knowing that there is One who is close to the broken hearted.
I recently read what I would call a GREAT book on parenting: Gospel-Powered Parenting: How the Gospel Shapes and Transforms Parenting, William P. Farley (Phillipsburg, NJ: P&R Publishing, 2009).
- Wed, Nov 10, 2010
Saturday was our grandsons’ last soccer game this season.
- Thu, Aug 26, 2010
- Eternal Perspective Ministries
I had written about God's ownership in my book Money, Possessions and Eternity, which came out in 1989, only months before I became involved in civil disobedience. Little did I know while writing that I would literally own nothing—including that book itself—within a year of when it came out.
In my last blog, I wrote about one of my three pilgrimages to Oxford. Each visit I’ve pondered what Lewis wrote: “You must picture me alone in that room in Magdalen…I gave in and admitted that God was God, and knelt and prayed: perhaps that night, the most dejected and reluctant convert in all of England.”