Randy Alcorn's Blog

Can We or Should We Talk to Loved Ones in Heaven?

I’d like to address a recent question that came up in a blog comment last week. I figure other readers might have read the question and may be interested, since I've been asked it many times over the years.

The question was, from a biblical standpoint, is it okay to talk to our loved ones who've gone on to be with Jesus?

Longing for God and Hearing His Voice, from A. W. Tozer

When I'm asked what writers had the most profound influence on me as a young Christian, I always say there were three, and they continue to influence me today: C. S. Lewis, A. W. Tozer and Francis Schaeffer.

Knowing God's Will

I've been thinking lately about how differently I look at God's will now than I did when I came to Christ in high school.

What Does a Cross Bearer Look Like?

A friend recently asked me, "What would be some of the characteristics of the life of a person who is bearing their cross? (Matthew 16) What does this cross-bearer look like?"
 

Do Hard Things: A Book I’m Excited About

A brand new book has just been released (April 15), one that I highly recommend to all young people. And middle aged people. And old people.
 

Book Giveaway of the Month: Heaven

I’ve been looking forward to featuring Heaven as this month’s book giveaway simply because of the many wonderful reader responses to the book we’ve received such as this recent one.

Planned Parenthood's Self-Description, and Unwanted Children

A friend of ours was recently job hunting and came across an advertised opening at Planned Parenthood. Though she wasn't interested in the job there, she was interested in the terminology used in Planned Parenthood's self-description that follows

Four Blessings from Above: The Joy of Grandchildren

It’s been a while since I showed pics of our grandchildren. Many of you have endured sleepless nights wondering when I was going to get back to them. Now you can relax and breathe again.