Randy Alcorn's Blog

If I Have Enough Faith, Will God Heal Me?

By Randy Alcorn | May 19, 2017
No one has greater credibility to speak on this subject than Joni Eareckson Tada, who in July will mark the 50th anniversary of the accident that left her a quadriplegic. 

The Difference Between Nice and Kind—and Why It Matters

By Barry Corey | May 17, 2017
Barry Corey has written an important book, Love Kindness: Discover the Power of a Forgotten Christian Virtue, which I thoroughly enjoyed. He advocates true kindness without reducing it to mere cosmetic niceness. 

Joe Carter on How Brokenness Gives Credibility to False Teaching

By Randy Alcorn | May 15, 2017
Heresies are deadly destructive, but they’re also attractive because of the bits of truth they contain. They’re like chocolate-covered rat poison. Without its truth-coating, many believers wouldn’t swallow its lies. C. S. Lewis put it this way: “By mixing a little truth with it, they had made their lie far stronger.”

Why We Don’t Need to Fear the Moment of Our Death

By Randy Alcorn | May 12, 2017
Though as believers we know that Heaven awaits us after death, many of us still wonder about or fear the moment of death. What will it be like? Will it be frightening to experience the soul’s departure from the body?

Speaking at Hobby Lobby Headquarters, and a Preview of the Museum of the Bible

By Randy Alcorn | May 10, 2017
Years ago I spoke on the phone with David Green, the founder of Hobby Lobby. It was great to meet face to face this brother and his wife Barbara, such wonderful people. They are the founders and owners of Hobby Lobby, with its more than 750 retail stores, and they employ approximately 32,000 people.

The Cumulative Effect of Our Little Choices

By Randy Alcorn | May 8, 2017
Have you ever seen a sink hole? Cars can be parked on a street day after day, and everything appears normal, then one day the asphalt caves in and cars disappear into a gigantic hole. Everybody says, “That hole came out of nowhere.” But they’re wrong.

God's Plans for Our Days Are Far Better Than Ours

By Randy Alcorn | May 5, 2017
Don’t assume that when your plans get changed that your day is ruined. The unexpected encounter or conversation, sometimes appearing to very inconvenient, is exactly where God has called you.

Real Love Encourages Others to Do the Right, Most God-Glorifying Thing

By Randy Alcorn | May 3, 2017
If we believe that sin is never in our best interests, it will clarify many otherwise hard decisions in which we imagine we must choose between helping people do right and helping them be happy. It will also help us understand what true, Christlike love looks like.

God’s Truth Is as Relevant and Vital as Ever

By Randy Alcorn | May 1, 2017
Given some of the books and movies that countless Christians are reading and viewing, and the growing biblical illiteracy, churches are extremely vulnerable to false doctrine. God’s truth is needed to ground and guide us.