Randy Alcorn's Blog: pastors

Five Reminders As We Serve the Dying and Their Families

By Joel Woodard | March 6, 2017
Before I started Eternal Perspective Ministries, I served as a pastor for 14 years. When I was in the ministry, I found myself spending a great deal of time ministering to dying people and comforting their families. People look to pastors for guidance, help, and perspective during difficult times of life.

When It Is and Isn’t Plagiarism

By Randy Alcorn | September 19, 2016
From time to time, I’m reminded of how common it is for people to believe a writer or speaker stole his or her material. Sometimes material is indeed used word for word without crediting the source, and this is unethical. But other times, people assume an idea or material has been stolen when it isn't the case.

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.

Charles Spurgeon Praising the Divine Architect

By Randy Alcorn | April 28, 2010
Charles Spurgeon preached to something like ten million people in his lifetime, sometimes speaking ten times a week at various locations. His sermons were transcribed as he spoke.