Randy Alcorn's Blog: churches

What Should We Think About Holy Laughter?

By Randy Alcorn | January 18, 2017
When I was recently asked my opinion about holy laughter, I was surprised, since I thought of it as something that happened in the 90’s, as part of what was called “The Toronto Blessing,” and I wasn’t familiar with people practicing it today.  Since then I’ve discovered it is still a common part of some conferences and churches.

Why Churches Should Study Systematic Theology

By Randy Alcorn | September 21, 2015
Over nearly four decades in my church (a church that has always taught and emphasized God’s Word), I’ve seen a noticeable, even startling, reduction in the average person’s grasp of biblical truth.

Marvin Olasky on Being on Guard in Our Churches

By Randy Alcorn | August 10, 2015
Editor-in-chief of the World News Group, Marvin Olasky, writes insightfully on the subject of churches and what constitutes true grace and compassion when it comes to gay marriages.

The Time Is Ripe for Courageous

By Randy Alcorn | September 28, 2011
The more people show up opening weekend, the longer it will stay in the theaters and the more lives it will touch!