Modern distinctions between happiness and joy are counterintuitive — and unbiblical.
Randy Alcorn is the founder and director of Eternal Perspective Ministries and a New York Times best-selling author of more than 40 books including "Heaven" (over one million sold), "If God is Good," "The Treasure Principle," and the Gold Medallion winner "Safely Home." His books sold exceed nine million copies and have been translated into over 60 languages. Tyndale House Publishers released his latest book "Happiness" in October, 2015. Alcorn resides in Gresham, Oregon with his wife, Nanci. They have two married daughters and five grandsons. Follow Randy on Facebook, Twitter, and on his blog.