Randy Alcorn's Blog: Culture and Worldview

Why I Signed a Statement in Defense of the DACA Dreamers

By Randy Alcorn | October 9, 2017
I appreciated the opportunity to sign this letter, not only to make a statement about what I believe is right and God-honoring, but also because I am alert to the situations of some of these young people as a result of being in the process of becoming a mentor for minority students who aspire to go to college. 

Why I Signed the Nashville Statement: It Speaks the Truth in Love about the Biblical View of Human Sexuality

By Randy Alcorn | September 13, 2017
If you follow social media and news online, you’ve likely heard about the Nashville Statement, put together by The Council on Biblical Manhood and Womanhood. Along with several dozen other Christian leaders, I’m one of the initial signatories of this statement, which seeks to provide a Christ-honoring and biblically faithful standard on homosexuality and transgenderism.

A Post-Election Prayer from Pastor Kevin DeYoung

By Randy Alcorn | November 16, 2016
The following prayer for our new president-elect and for our nation, from Pastor Kevin DeYoung, is my prayer as well. Please read it and see if you wish to make it yours too.

7 Reflections Now That the Election Is Over

By Randy Alcorn | November 9, 2016
“Dominion belongs to the Lord and he rules over the nations” (Psalm 22:28). Because God has absolute power, no one can thwart His ultimate purpose. “The king’s heart is a stream of water in the hand of the LORD; he turns it wherever he will” (Proverbs 21:1).

Transgenderism, Outdoor School Policies, and How Christian Families Might Respond

By Randy Alcorn | September 30, 2016
Now that nationwide legalized homosexual marriage is here, it has broken down many restraining walls in our society. Consider the speed at which transgenderism and gender identity have grabbed hold of our culture, and even the world of our children and grandchildren. Christian families in my hometown of Gresham, Oregon are feeling some of those effects after reading Oregon’s new public school policies regarding transgender students.

Sexual Abuse Is Horrible and Should Be Punished…But Some Accusations of Sexual Abuse Are False

By Randy Alcorn | September 26, 2016
If I were a judge, there is no sin, no crime on the planet that would prompt me to act with more severe justice than the sexual abuse of children. I would also bring harsh judgment on those who covered up or conspired to cover-up the crime. BUT if I were that judge, I would need to hear all the evidence from both sides before coming to my conclusion. 

Pray for Our Brothers and Sisters in Russia, As They’re Losing Their Liberties

By Randy Alcorn | July 15, 2016
WORLD reports that "Russian President Vladimir Putin signed into law an 'anti-terror' package that includes measures eviscerating religious freedom. The new law requires government permits to preach and teach the gospel, and restricts evangelism essentially to registered church building sites."