Randy Alcorn's Blog: Money and Giving

Ron Blue on Two Lies We Can Believe About Giving

By Randy Alcorn | April 17, 2017
"One of the greatest blessings of the body of Christ is its capacity to meet the needs of its members through generosity, service, and sacrifice. When Satan succeeds in destroying this flow of love and grace in the church through his lies, I am sure he rejoices."

Should We Give Money to the Poor Even When There’s a Risk of Waste or Misuse?

By Randy Alcorn | March 13, 2017
Every good thing can have a bad effect. The solution isn’t to avoid sponsoring children or to never support national ministries, but to exercise great care. We know that Christ commands us to give, to help the poor and needy, and to lay up treasures in Heaven. So the solution is not to give less, but to give carefully and wisely while still giving generously.

Lottery Winner Says Winning “Has Ruined My Life”

By Randy Alcorn | March 10, 2017
One of the great ironies of gambling is that the vast majority of people lose money, while the few who win discover money doesn’t make them happy—and often it actually ruins their lives! One study reported that “six months after winning the lottery, you are likely to be no happier than if you had been paralyzed in a car crash.”

What We Can Do to Help Those Suffering in Syria

By Randy Alcorn | December 28, 2016
Many of you have heard and shared about the fighting and bombing in Syria, and specifically in the city of Aleppo. While the hope is that the worst is over, the aftermath of suffering will go on.