Randy Alcorn's Blog: christian life

Getting Closer to God

By Randy Alcorn | May 16, 2014
The question of How can I get closer to God? is a really important question.

God Working in You, and You Working to Follow God

By Randy Alcorn | April 23, 2014
Scripture says of believers, “His divine power has given us everything we need for life and godliness through our knowledge of him who called us by his own glory and goodness” (2 Pet. 1:3). 

Investing Time in Reading God’s Word

By Randy Alcorn | February 6, 2012
Revive Our Hearts, a great ministry that my daughters and a number of our ministry staff have benefited from, recently posted a link on Facebook to this two-minute video about finding time to read your Bible.

Are Spiritual Disciplines Legalism?

By Randy Alcorn | August 24, 2011
When it comes to spiritual disciplines, some people think being committed to them is a matter of legalism. 

Oswald Chambers: You Are Not Your Own

By Randy Alcorn | February 25, 2011
I appreciated this writing by Oswald Chambers, a Scottish minister and teacher whose teachings were compiled in the classic devotional My Utmost for His Highest.

Thoughts about Thinking for the Christian

By Randy Alcorn | September 10, 2010
My friend Justin Taylor recently posted this on his excellent blog, one of my favorites. I also enjoy Tim Challies's blog, which Justin refers to. Here are some important thoughts about thinking and the Christian life.

Lecrae's "Don't Waste Your Life"

By Randy Alcorn | August 2, 2010
At the end of tennis season I gave our six graduating seniors from the team I help coach a bag of books with a video and one CD, Rebel, by the rapper Lecrae.