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Randy Alcorn is the founder of Eternal Perspective Ministries (EPM), a nonprofit organization dedicated to teaching biblical truth and drawing attention to the needy and how to help them. EPM exists to meet the needs of the unreached, unfed, unborn, uneducated, unreconciled and unsupported people around the world.

"My 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," Alcorn says. "I do that by trying to analyze, teach and apply the implications of Christian truth."

Before starting EPM in 1990, Alcorn co-pastored for thirteen years Good Shepherd Community Church outside Gresham, Oregon. He has ministered in many
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Thanks for writing! This is Shauna with Eternal Perspective Ministries, Randy's non-profit, answering on behalf of Randy. I'm so glad you've enjoyed those books of Randy's! Yes, we would classify those as Christian fiction. As of right now, Randy is working on some other books that will come out soon, but not in this genre. Here's a video of him talking about this: http://www.epm.org/blog/2012/May/9/do...
He has written a blog about some of his favorite books and you can read it here: http://www.epm.org/favorite-books/
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The advantages and dangers of socialism is a hotly debated topic in today’s culture. There’s much that could be said about both capitalism and socialism, but of special interest to believers is how both systems help or hurt the poor.


Unfortunately, those who laud socialism ignore the fact that historically the poor usually fare better in capitalist economies. They also fail to recognize that wh...

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“Abundance isn't God's provision for me to live in luxury. It's his provision for me to help others live. God entrusts me with his money not to build my kingdom on earth, but to build his kingdom in heaven.”
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“Don't forget that the most effective form of child abuse is giving a child everything they want.”
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“Giving jump starts our relationship with God. It opens our fists so we can receive what God has for us. ”
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Jeanie Thank you for your friend acceptance. I have read several of your books and look forward to your reviews. Thanks again and have a great day!


Dustin Thanks for the acceptance, Mr. Alcorn. My wife and I enjoy your books. You are one of the "most-books-owned" on my shelf. God bless you with your writing endeavours.


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Sarah Richmond Thanks for adding me!
I loved the movie Courageous!!!


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