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Phillip Holmes on the Heart of Socialism

By Randy Alcorn | May 4, 2016
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.

If “No Eye Has Seen,” How Can We Know About Heaven?

By Randy Alcorn | May 2, 2016
Years ago when I was working on my book Heaven, a pastor visiting my office asked what I was writing. When I told him, he replied, “Well, since Scripture says ‘No eye has seen, no ear has heard, no mind has conceived what God has prepared for those who love him,’ what will you be talking about?"

Christ-Centered Generosity Isn’t Just for Older, Suburban White Americans

By Randy Alcorn | April 29, 2016
Sometimes the Generous Giving movement is seen as predominantly consisting of older suburban white Americans. In fact, it’s happening in other parts of the world, and within our own country it’s also happening among the young and those of every ethnicity, in the city as well as the suburbs.

God of the Beautiful

By Randy Alcorn | April 27, 2016
For the present, by God’s grace and kindness, people can reject God but still receive the benefits of His common grace, including the enjoyment of loving relationships, natural and artistic beauty, and pleasure. However, we live on borrowed time. We need to see creation as a revelation of God’s greatness and beauty, and turn to the great God and Savior, our Creator and Redeemer, before our lives here end.

Hardwired for Happiness: Part 1 of a 3-Session Conference

By Randy Alcorn | April 18, 2016
Recently I spoke on the topic of happiness at my home church, Good Shepherd Community Church, in a three-session conference. My hope is that individuals, pastors, and small groups would consider utilizing these videos for study and discussion, as they contain a large amount of Scripture related to happiness.

God’s Kingdom . . . and Ours

By Randy Alcorn | April 15, 2016
Establishing God’s Kingdom was never about an immaterial spirit realm. It always concerned the one place in the universe made for mankind, the one place where God’s reign has been disputed: Earth.

Bruce Ware on Christ Emptying Himself

By Randy Alcorn | April 13, 2016
What does Scripture mean by saying that Christ “did not count equality with God a thing to be grasped”? And what does it mean for Christ to empty Himself?