Biography

Randy Alcorn

Randy Alcorn is an author and the founder and director of Eternal Perspective Ministries (EPM), a nonprofit ministry dedicated to teaching principles of God’s Word and assisting the church in ministering to the unreached, unfed, unborn, uneducated, unreconciled and unsupported people around the world. His ministry focus is communicating the strategic importance of using our earthly time, money, possessions and opportunities to invest in need-meeting ministries that count for eternity. He accomplishes this by analyzing, teaching and applying the biblical truth.

Before starting EPM in 1990, Randy served as a pastor for fourteen years. He has an MA degree in Biblical Studies from Multnomah University and an Honorary Doctorate from Western Seminary in Portland, Oregon and has taught on the adjunct faculties of both.

A New York Times bestselling author, Randy has written more than 40 books, including COURAGEOUS, HEAVEN, THE TREAURE PRINCIPLE and the Gold Medallion winner SAFELY HOME. His books sold exceed eight million copies and have been translated into over 60 languages. Randy has written for many magazines including EPM’s issues-oriented magazine Eternal Perspectives. He is active daily on Facebook and Twitter, has been a guest on more than 700 radio, television and online programs including "Focus on the Family," "FamilyLife Today," "Revive Our Hearts," "The Bible Answer Man" and "The Resurgence."

Randy resides in Gresham, Oregon, with his wife, Nanci. They have two married daughters and are the proud grandparents of five grandsons. Randy enjoys hanging out with his family, biking, tennis, research and reading.

Randy Alcorn

Books by Randy Alcorn

by Randy Alcorn - Christian, Christian Life, Nonfiction, Spiritual Growth

Is it possible to reconcile God’s sovereignty with human choice? This is one of the most perplexing theological questions. It’s also one of the most personal. In HAND IN HAND, Randy Alcorn says that the traditional approach to this debate has often diminished our trust in God and His purposes. Instead of making a one-sided argument from select verses, Alcorn examines the question in light of all Scripture.

by Randy Alcorn - Christian, Fiction

This novelization of the movie Courageous tells the story of four law enforcement officers that realize they’re missing the mark as fathers. When tragedy hits home, these men are left wrestling with their hopes, their fears, their faith, and their fathering. Can a newfound urgency help these dads draw closer to God…and to their children?