Randy Alcorn's Blog: action international

A Child’s Life-Saving Heart Surgery

By Randy Alcorn | December 26, 2012
Devendra and Koko Rai work with Action in India, and in November, Devendra sent out a prayer request for the daughter of an Indian pastor. Changpi (who turned 7 on December 8) was diagnosed with a hole in her heart that created complications in her liver.

The Least of These: Street Children

By Randy Alcorn | August 27, 2012
Today we’re launching a new blog series (every few weeks we’ll share a post) that addresses social justice issues that affect the most vulnerable people in the world today. 

God at Work Worldwide

By Randy Alcorn | April 13, 2011
A few months ago, Doug Nichols, Founder & International Director Emeritus of ACTION International, sent out these statistics on the growth of the church in many places.

The Kiss of an Old Godly Man

By Randy Alcorn | February 4, 2010
As a brand new Christian in 1970, I read every Christian book I could get my hands on. Several, including Born Crucified, were by L. E. Maxwell, who my friend Doug Nichols speaks so fondly of in this reflection. I asked Doug if I could use it in my blog.

Is God calling you to missions in 2010?

By Doug Nichols | January 8, 2010
I have the highest regard for the cause of world missions, and the greatest respect for Action International, one of many fine missions groups. While Doug Nichols is making this request, these ten qualities express what many other missions are looking for, too. 

God’s Grace and Our Sickness, from Doug Nichols and Matthew Henry

By Randy Alcorn | February 18, 2008
Matthew Henry preached a sermon to young people from Proverbs 23:26: “My son, give me thy heart.” He then added in his diary the following affectionate and devout aspiration, “Lord, take my heart and make it such as it should be.”