Randy Alcorn's Blog: books

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).