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Abraham Lincoln offers Thanksgiving to God

By Randy Alcorn | November 27, 2008
In response to the persistent requests of Mrs. Sarah Joseph Hale, President Abraham Lincoln was the first president to establish an annual day of thanksgiving. This was to occur on the last Thursday in November as a day of repentance and humility before God almighty.

Who we WERE, who we ARE now in Christ

By Randy Alcorn | February 5, 2009
A blog reader posted a link to this video (thanks), which I found powerful. I think it’s worth every second of its 8 minutes. And it also may be a great idea for your church.

Book Recommendation: Rescuing Ambition by Dave Harvey

By Randy Alcorn | May 13, 2010
My friend Dave Harvey wrote a fine book on marriage called When Sinners Say "I Do": Discovering the Power of the Gospel for Marriage. His new book is called Rescuing Ambition. I love it. Interested in reading a portion of it, see these excerpts.

Protecting Our Children in a Modern Corinth

By Randy Alcorn | May 19, 2010
I remember speaking at a Bible college as a visiting lecturer in the early 1980s. During one week of teaching, I had three different female students approach me and confess that they each were having an affair with a youth pastor or senior pastor in their church.