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God’s Little-Known Providence in a Well-Known Life

By Randy Alcorn | May 28, 2010
With all the attention on the NBA playoffs, it seems a fitting time to tell a basketball story. John Wooden, now 99 years old, was the first person to become a member of the Basketball Hall of Fame as both a player (class of 1961) and as a coach (class of 1973). 

When did you put your faith in Christ?

By Randy Alcorn | June 1, 2010
I grew up without Christ and without the church. When I was in high school I attended a church for the wrong reason—to see a girl I'd met. But God can use even our wrong motives for his right purposes. (In fact, years later that girl became my wife!)     

How can I be better prepared for evangelism?

By Randy Alcorn | June 8, 2010
I was recently asked the following question on Facebook: "I had a woman come to my door today, wanting to share the gospel. Why is it that even though I know what I believe and why I believe it, that it is so hard to share with others? She was a Jehovah's Witness, and asked if she could come back to share a scripture again. I told her yes. I will be better prepared next time, but how do I become better prepared?"

Five Central Teachings of the Protestant Reformation

By Randy Alcorn | June 15, 2010
What does it mean to be a Protestant? These are five of the major teachings of the reformers by which they distinguished their beliefs from those of the Roman Catholic church of their day.

Campus Crusade's Name Change

By Randy Alcorn | August 10, 2011
I so emphatically agree with John piper's assessment of this that I'm quoting his whole blog on it. Do NOT interpret the name change as compromise, but only as good strategy.