Randy Alcorn's Blog

Homosexuality and Happiness

By Randy Alcorn | June 27, 2012
Tony Reinke, a young evangelical thinker who I know and deeply appreciate, has written what I think is an excellent piece on homosexuality, idolatry and happiness.

An Epidemic Among Young Men

By Randy Alcorn | June 25, 2012
I have lamented before about the large number of young men who are not readers, and who therefore are not readers of God's Word. 

Steve Saint speaks from his hospital bed

By Randy Alcorn | June 20, 2012
Some years ago Steve Saint and I became friends. He came to our church within a week of the 50th anniversary of the death of those missionaries, and I interviewed him and Mincaye, the former warrior who was one of the murderers of the missionaries, but who later came to faith in Christ. 

What does it mean to “love not the things of the world”?

By Randy Alcorn | June 18, 2012
1 John 2:15-16 reads, “Do not love the world or the things in the world. If anyone loves the world, the love of the Father is not in him. For all that is in the world—the desires of the flesh [the sin nature] and the desires of the eyes [which relates to the warped perspective we sometimes have] and pride in possessions—is not from the Father but is from the world.” 

Grace: A Light in Dark Times

By Randy Alcorn | June 15, 2012
God tells us that suffering isn’t pointless. We are to rejoice in our sufferings because of the outcomes they will produce: perseverance, character, hope, and the certain expectation that God will make all things right and work all things for our good and his glory.

The Eyes of Faith

By Randy Alcorn | June 13, 2012
When we view life through the eyes of faith, we can say, “Things appear one way, but my God is sovereign, loving, merciful, and kind. Through his grace and empowerment, I will cling to him."

God’s Good Work

By Randy Alcorn | June 11, 2012
Benjamin B. Warfield, world-renowned theologian, taught at Princeton Seminary for thirty-four years until his death in 1921.

The Best and the Worst

By Randy Alcorn | June 8, 2012
Fold a paper in half. Then write on the top half the worst things that have happened to you and on the bottom half the best.