This photo is of Dietrich Bonhoeffer in Tegel prison, prior to his move to the notorious concentration camp of Buchenwald. Though visits weren’t frequent or long, at Tegel his parents and his fiancé Maria were sometimes allowed to bring him books, such as the one in his hand.
Randy Alcorn's Blog: christmas
This was our first Christmas with family numbered in double digits. Nanci and I are deeply grateful for our wonderful daughters, our awesome sons-in-law and our four priceless grandsons. Including Jack, little Santa.
- Tue, Dec 23, 2008
God’s voice thunders in marvelous ways;
he does great things beyond our understanding.
He says to the snow, ‘Fall on the earth,’
and to the rain shower, ‘Be a mighty downpour.’ Job 37:5-6
- Tue, Dec 30, 2008
Here in our part of Oregon, the snow is melting off as quickly as it came. But we had about ten days in the middle when it was a winter wonderland—making December 2008 our snowiest month since January 1950, four years before I was born.
This big snowy blob in our driveway is our Subaru wagon. Since I have a ten foot commute to my office, attached to our garage, transportation wasn't an issue.
They say Gresham, where we live, was hit harder than any part of the greater Portland area. A lot of Christmases merge together in ...
As a child, my favorite part of waking up on Christmas morning was the first waking realization that it was Christmas, which was the best day of the year, even in our nonchristian family.
- Tue, Dec 14, 2010
- Free Book Giveaway
Here at EPM we’ve been featuring a “Countdown to Christmas”—three weeks of sales on several of Randy’s books. This week we’re offering Randy’s hardcover Heaven gift books, 50 Days of Heaven and The Promise of Heaven, at 60% off the retail prices.
In honor of our sale, we’re doing a two-day giveaway this week, and the three randomly chosen winners may choose either 50 Days of Heaven or The Promise of Heaven. We’ll also give each winner three “Knowing Aslan” booklets.
- Thu, Dec 16, 2010
- Free Book Giveaway
- Fri, Dec 24, 2010
- Desire and Longings
Enjoy this guest post by writer Ruth Wood, editor of Comfort Café.
The Secret Longings of Christmas
“Bah Humbug!” you say. “I may love Jesus, but you can have these commercial Christmases. And if I hear one more sappy rendition of Frosty the Snowman, I’m going to lose my mind!”