Randy Alcorn's Blog: culture

Looking Ahead to the Likelihood of Increased Persecution in America

By Randy Alcorn | July 25, 2016
God will use persecution, as He always has, to thereby strengthen His church and extend the Gospel message, not destroy it. Persecution in America will probably never be as extreme as it has been in countless places throughout church history and as it is around the world today.

What Does It Mean to “Love Not the Things of the World”?

By Randy Alcorn | June 18, 2012
1 John 2:15-16 reads, “Do not love the world or the things in the world. If anyone loves the world, the love of the Father is not in him. For all that is in the world—the desires of the flesh [the sin nature] and the desires of the eyes [which relates to the warped perspective we sometimes have] and pride in possessions—is not from the Father but is from the world.”