Randy Alcorn's Blog: books

Vote to Support a Great Ministry: Media Associates International

By Randy Alcorn | October 20, 2011
Imagine this. . . You go to your local bookstore and begin to browse, but something is wrong. The titles sound odd. You begin to read and the situations described in the books are hard to understand—they're from another country.

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.

A Surprise Endorsement

By Randy Alcorn | February 23, 2011
While speaking at the Ron Blue’s Kingdom Advisors conference in Orlando last week I received a surprise endorsement for two of my new books.

An Alarming Trend: The Illiteracy of Boys

By Randy Alcorn | February 9, 2011
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.

Living Life or Documenting Insignificance?

By Randy Alcorn | January 18, 2011
If we had ears to hear, we’d notice the sound of a vacuum sucking time, coming from computers and phones and televisions and car radios and…lots of other places.

A Christ-centered Marriage Is Christ-centered Parenting

By Randy Alcorn | November 17, 2010
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).