Randy Alcorn's Blog

Surviving the Dangers of Prosperity

By Randy Alcorn | April 26, 2013
Dwight L. Moody once said, “We can stand affliction better than we can prosperity. For in prosperity, we forget God.” 

Our Call to Care for Orphans

By Randy Alcorn | April 24, 2013
  True, not every family is called to adopt or to provide foster care. But should the people of God as a whole be challenged to get involved and support other people in the body of Christ who are? I would say they absolutely should support not only those in their own church who wish to adopt or foster, but also those in other churches and other places.

Caring for the Environment of God’s Earth

By Randy Alcorn | April 22, 2013
Why have so many Christians historically shied away from creation care? I think the answer is that concern for the environment is generally regarded as part of the liberal agenda.
 

Meet 100-Year-Old Walter Jespersen, a Man of God

By Randy Alcorn | April 15, 2013
I will never forget spending an afternoon in September 2001 with Walter Jespersen, at the home of Doug and Margaret Nichols. Walter, Margaret’s father, was perhaps 85 then, and now is 100 years old.

Is Sincerity Enough?

By Randy Alcorn | April 10, 2013
I think sincerity certainly does count for something. But I also believe it counts for less than we think it does. There are sincere people, for instance, who don’t believe that Jesus is the only way to Heaven.