By March 17, 2008Over years of biblical study, my view of resurrection and the eternal Heaven (and to a lesser degree, the intermediate Heaven) gradually changed. |
Resources: About Randy Alcorn
By June 1, 2001I knew before systematically studying the Scriptures on heaven that a lot of the prevalent ideas about heaven—even in the Christian community—are misconceptions. |
By March 19, 2000In my book | In Light of Eternity I tell several stories related to my mom’s death 19 years ago, the death of my closest friend about 10 years ago, and my father’s death three years ago.
By March 19, 2010I learned to love reading through comic books Archie and Richie, Rich and Marvel (esp. Fantastic Four). But I was a DC fan, my favorites being The Justice League of America (Green Lantern was my hero) and The Legion of Super Heroes (go, Lightning Lad). From there I dove into science fiction and fantasy, spending my nights looking through my telescope, then coming to bed freezing cold and reading science fiction by flashlight under my covers, so Mom wouldn’t see the light on. I vividly remember forty years ago looking through the kids fiction section in the local library ... |
By March 19, 2010I would encourage you to look for more ways at your church to delegate responsibilities to others, including other leaders—as Moses did—so that you are less the go-to guy for so many things. I commend you for putting your family first. |
How do you prioritize everything that you’ve got going on? Do you ever feel like there’s never enough time in the day?
By March 19, 2010Yes, sometimes I really do struggle with how quickly time runs out each day. I try to focus on the Lord and His Word and figure out the few things in life He really wants me to do. I say no to 98% of invitations, and regularly decline things I really wish I could do. I’ve decided that if I am going to have time to write I will have to fight for it. Every day, including this one, offers me a hundred distractions, not just bad things, but good things. I tell myself that I must say no ... |
By March 19, 2010How do you sense the leading of the Holy Spirit? Is it through reading Scripture, a Scripture that comes to mind, or an idea that won’t go away? |
By April 13, 2011I started writing my first book, Christians in the Wake of the Sexual Revolution, when I was 29, and finished when I was 31. |