Randy Alcorn's Blog: Christian Life

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.


By Randy Alcorn | September 11, 2015
I’m an insulin-dependent diabetic. Without a doubt, the greatest lesson I’ve learned through it is to depend not on myself, but God.

Why Are Anti-Judgmental People So Judgmental?

By Randy Alcorn | August 28, 2015
There’s a growing trend I’ve noticed and have become concerned about: namely, that people who are anti-judgmental are SO judgmental of anyone else they perceive to be passing judgment. One, they’re often wrong; two, they’re just as harsh as those they condemn and continuously assume the worst.

Why an Eternal Perspective Changes Everything

By Randy Alcorn | July 10, 2015
Most of us see no further than the horizons of this world. To correct our shortsightedness, God prescribes a vision correction that allows us to look through the lens of eternity. 

The Modern Man’s Cycles of Laziness

By Randy Alcorn | July 6, 2015
God intends men to grow up, accept responsibilities, and mature spiritually. Once we understand the problems of immaturity and laziness, both in our own lives and our families, we can better address them.  

The Crowded Kindnesses of God

By Randy Alcorn | March 6, 2015
Alexander Maclaren advised, “Seek to cultivate a buoyant, joyous sense of the crowded kindnesses of God in your daily life.”

Comfort, Hope and Encouragement from God

By Randy Alcorn | January 26, 2015
Some days no one but God has the right words. Nothing I can say stacks up against what follows. Read, believe and thank God that even when we don’t sense His presence, He’s with us and at work in a thousand ways we can’t see.