Randy Alcorn's Blog: c.s. lewis

God Designed the Human Machine to Run on Himself

By Randy Alcorn | December 26, 2016
Every sin we commit, every shortcoming we display is an attempt to be happy through a God-substitute. Lewis, who spent much of his life trying to find happiness outside God, finally realized he’d been deceiving himself. He wasn’t alone.

The Reluctant Churchman: C. S. Lewis

By Randy Alcorn | November 2, 2015
We need to recognize the value of the local church, and not abandon it despite all its imperfections (and each of us is included in those imperfections).

The Lion’s Claws

By Randy Alcorn | August 1, 2014
In C. S. Lewis’s The Voyage of the Dawn Treader, Eustace Clarence Scrubb describes to Edmund how terrible it felt when Aslan, the Lion and Christ-figure, changed him from the dragon he’d become to the boy he was intended to be.

Through Heaven's Doorway

By Randy Alcorn | July 21, 2014
When five-year-old Emily Kimball was hospitalized and heard she was going to die, she started to cry. Even though she loved Jesus and wanted to be with him, she didn’t want to leave her family behind. 

Inside Information about Mankind

By Randy Alcorn | December 12, 2012
This is an excerpt from C. S. Lewis’s classic Mere Christianity. If you’ve never read the book, I highly recommend you do. And if you have read it, I think you’ll enjoy rereading it or listening to the audio, as I’ve done recently.