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On the Wrong Side of History?

By Randy Alcorn | July 15, 2015
A common argument against Christian moral positions that are increasingly unpopular: "Get your head out of the sand; look around and see where things are clearly headed!"

There Is No Pointless Suffering

By Randy Alcorn | May 11, 2015
“And we know that for those who love God all things work together for good, for those who are called according to his purpose” (Romans 8:28). By recognizing and believing in God’s sovereignty, even over Satan’s work, our perspective is transformed.

The Poison of Prosperity Gospel

By Randy Alcorn | October 8, 2014
The popular “name it and claim it” teaching—also called the health and wealth gospel—is not limited to certain congregations, but has worked its way into mainstream evangelical churches where it gets subtly woven into many Christians’ worldviews.

God Rejoices to Do Us Good

By Randy Alcorn | March 12, 2014
In researching and writing on the topic of happiness, one of the verses I've enjoyed mediating on is Jeremiah 32:40, 41.

The Addictive Poison of Pornography

By Randy Alcorn | December 13, 2013
When speaking about sexual purity at my church, I told parents that if they are going to let their children have internet access in the privacy of their own rooms, they may as well buy thousands of pornographic magazines and stack them in their children’s closets.