Randy Alcorn's Blog

As a Single Person, Will I Be Second Class in Heaven?

By Randy Alcorn | October 5, 2015
This question came from a reader: "As a middle aged, never-married, Christian single with no kids, life is lonely. ...How will I fare in Heaven when surrounded by mostly large families where people have their kids, grandkids, many friends, a spouse, etc., and I'm alone?"

What My New Book Happiness Is and Isn’t About

By Randy Alcorn | September 30, 2015
I spent the last three years researching and writing on a biblical view of happiness. It was a lot of work, but also an eye-opening and happy-making experience as I examined the often-neglected truth that though the present world involves much evil and suffering, nonetheless God calls us to find pleasure and delight in him.

Abortion Isn’t About Women’s Health

By Randy Alcorn | September 28, 2015
It’s common to talk to women physically or psychologically damaged by abortions, who say, “I had no idea this could happen; no one told me about the risks.” Unfortunately, the large body of evidence indicating significant abortion risks has been suppressed and ignored. 

What Does God Think about Animals and Taking Care of Them?

By Randy Alcorn | September 25, 2015
Perhaps because many environmental and animal-rights activists scorn the Bible and Christian beliefs, I believe Christians have often overreacted and ignored our stewardship job description when it comes to animals.

David O’Brien, Free at Last in Jesus’ Presence

By Randy Alcorn | September 23, 2015
I haven’t met many people more convinced of God’s goodness than David O’Brien. He experienced a lifetime of serious afflictions that many consider senseless evil, but he saw them as tools in the hands of a good God.

Why Churches Should Study Systematic Theology

By Randy Alcorn | September 21, 2015
Over nearly four decades in my church (a church that has always taught and emphasized God’s Word), I’ve seen a noticeable, even startling, reduction in the average person’s grasp of biblical truth.

John Piper on the Best of Times, the Worst of Times

By Randy Alcorn | September 18, 2015
Rather than despairing about the difficulties, or remaining blissfully ignorant of them, we’re to trust that God is sovereignly at work in both the good and bad, and to seek to be salt and light in the places He’s put us.

Some Powerful Insights from John Rhys-Davies

By Randy Alcorn | September 14, 2015
Actor John Rhys-Davies, best known for his portrayal of Indiana Jones’s Egyptian friend Salla in Raiders of the Lost Ark and its sequels, and Gimli in The Lord of the Rings, gave an interview recently and made some powerful and insightful points.