Randy Alcorn's Blog: Missions

To “Live and Die Serving and Honoring the Lord Jesus”: Missionary John G. Paton

By Randy Alcorn | July 27, 2016
John G. Paton (1824-1907) served as a missionary in the South Pacific’s New Hebrides islands. As a successful young Scottish preacher, Paton determined to leave Glasgow to minister to this unreached people group. But most of his Christian friends urged him to do something more sensible with his life.

11 Ways to Become a “Global Christian” and Develop Your Heart for the Lost

By Karen Coleman | June 8, 2016
The heart of missions, when we get down to it, is God’s heart for lost people. It’s the Gospel, the Good News of Christ’s completed work for us through His death on the cross and His resurrection. And it’s not just for people who look like us, speak like us, or live near us. It’s for everyone.

Some Great Friends with Big Hearts for God and for Missions

By Randy Alcorn | July 31, 2015
While taking a break from doing an audio recording of Happiness several weeks ago, I had the privilege of spending a couple of hours in the studio with several friends, including these two great people in the photo: George Verwer and Karen Coleman.

Worldwide Theological Famine, and How You Can Make a Difference

By Randy Alcorn | June 15, 2015
Earlier this year, I learned about The Gospel Coalition’s International Outreach “Theological Famine Relief for the Global Church.” I’m really excited about this outreach and can’t think of a more strategic venture in financing what will matter forever.

Teaching in Jail

By Jill Kandel | January 5, 2015
Today’s guest blog is from writer Jill Kandel. Jill has been teaching journal writing to female inmates at a local jail for almost two years.