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Randy Alcorn

Author of The Grace and Truth Paradox

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Randy Alcorn's Bio:

As founder and director of Eternal Perspective Ministries, a nonprofit ministry located in Gresham, Oregon, Randy Alcorn is devoted to drawing attention to the needy and teaching an eternal viewpoint. Randy was one of the original pastors of Good Shepherd Community Church, where he served for thirteen years. He has ministered around the world and is a popular conference speaker. Randy has also taught on the adjunct faculties of Multnomah Bible College and Western Seminary in Portland, Oregon.

Randy is the bestselling author of sixteen books, including the novels Dominion, Deadline, Lord Foulgrinís Letters, the 2002 Gold Medallion winner Safely Home, and The Ishbane Conspiracy, which he wrote with his daughters Angela and Karina. His nonfiction works include Money, Possessions and Eternity and ProLife Answers to ProChoice Arguments (a Gold Medallion finalist). The Treasure Principle, a Christian perspective on giving, is Randyís latest bestseller. His books have been translated into seven languages.

Randy has written articles for many magazines, including Discipleship Journal, Moody, Leadership Journal, New Man, and The Christian Reader. He produces the popular issues-oriented periodical Eternal Perspectives and has been a guest on over 400 radio and television programs.

The father of two grown daughters, Randy lives in Gresham, Oregon, with his wife, Nanci, and Dalmatian, Moses. He enjoys having fun with his family, reading, international missions travel, biking, and tennis.

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