Randy Alcorn's Blog: desiring god
- Wed, Apr 30, 2014
- Sexual Purity
Temptations always look good—otherwise they wouldn't be temptations. In this video from Desiring God, Ben Stuart offers advice for overcoming temptation: looking down stream to anticipate where the temptation leads, and looking upstream to God.
- Mon, Apr 21, 2014
- Christian Life
I have known depression first-hand at different times in my life. Several years ago, for no apparent reason, a cloud of depression descended on me. In this ten-minute video interview with Desiring God’s David Mathis, I talk about some things I learned while experiencing depression, and share what helped me during that time.
- Fri, Oct 04, 2013
- Christians, Past and Present (By and About)
The Desiring God National Conference in Minneapolis this past weekend was magnificent precisely because it celebrated His glory. The Christ-centered worship was heart-moving. One of the highlights was being with Nanci, who has often said this is her favorite of all conferences.
- Fri, May 24, 2013
No writer has had greater impact on me than C. S. Lewis. I find both his fiction and nonfiction to be penetrating and life-shaping. That’s one of the reasons I’m excited to be speaking at this year’s Desiring God National Conference, “The Romantic Rationalist: God, Life, and Imagination in the Work of C.S. Lewis,” in Minneapolis, Minnesota on September 27-29.
- Mon, May 20, 2013
The problem of human slavery, with at least 30 million known victims in the world today, is a staggering one. There are many organizations and people around the world who are dedicated to fighting this injustice, and this is good. However, you may not be aware of the ways that you personally can help contribute to this fight.
- Mon, Jul 25, 2011
- Suffering and Evil
The following moved me deeply. We asked permission to post it. It speaks for itself. My thanks to John Knight, John Piper and Desiring God.
Pastors, Here's a Scenario
You're a pastor and ‘the call’ comes. One of your families have welcomed a child into the world – and that child is significantly disabled. They are crushed.
- Wed, Dec 29, 2010
- Money and Giving
When the following was posted last month on the Desiring God blog, written by Michael Oh, I was very touched by it. Read it, ponder it, pray over it. In case God speaks to your heart about giving, I’ve included a few ministries you may wish to invest in, an investment which will pay off for eternity.