Our unbiblical assumption that Heaven won’t be a real, tangible, earthly place blinds us to what Scripture actually says.
Resources: interviews with randy alcorn
- Mon, Mar 29, 2010
- About Randy Alcorn
Is there a book you would like to write that you haven’t gotten the go-ahead for from a publishing company?
I’ve been fortunate to get published the books I’ve most wanted to write, with one exception. I have a book related to Scripture and astronomy, which has been my hobby since I was a kid. I’ve collected lots of photos and amazing facts about the universe, and many years ago tried to get it published but it was too expensive with all the photos and permissions. Now I have a publisher who says they want me to do it. I just have to find the time to get back to it, which I really want to do ...
Stand: A Call for the Endurance of the Saints
This thoughtful series, taken from the Desiring God 2007 National Conference, not only elevates the virtue of godly endurance but bears witness to its power in the Christian life through the exhortations of John Piper, John MacArthur, Jerry Bridges, Randy Alcorn and Helen Roseveare. Available from www.Christianbook.com and www.DesiringGod.org
Crossway Books & Bibles (CBB): Where did the book title originate?
Randy Alcorn (RA): Stand was the title of Desiring God’s 2008 national conference, which featured as speakers the contributors to this book. Stand expresses the idea of ...
- Thu, Jan 01, 2004
- About Randy Alcorn
These questions were answered during a 2004 interview.
1. What kind of testimony to your faith are you demonstrating in this book? If you are writing fiction, do you write fiction that is based upon your faith, or that has a message for the reader? Is your goal to demonstrate your faith in your writing?
Randy Alcorn is the founder and director of Eternal Perspective Ministries, a nonprofit ministry devoted to promoting an eternal viewpoint and drawing attention to people in special need of advocacy and help. He is author of many nonfiction books including Prolife Answers to ProChoice Arguments; Money Possessions, and Eternity; and six novels—Deadline; Dominion; Edge of Eternity, Lord Foulgrin’s Letters, Safely Home and The Ishbane Conspiracy (written with his daughters Angela and Karina). His nonfiction book In Light of Eternity talks of the realities of eternity and what we can expect in heaven. Christianbook.com spoke with Randy about ...
Randy Alcorn, author of the best selling ProLife Answers to ProChoice Arguments, talks about the future of the prolife movement and the teenager’s place in it.
How did you get involved in the prolife movement?
Sixteen years ago I started a church with another pastor. After five years or so, I started developing a real interest in the prolife movement. What really got me involved in it was being asked to represent the churches on the board of a new Crisis Pregnancy Center opening during that time. We also opened up our home to a pregnant 18-year-old girl. She ...