Randy Alcorn's Blog: theology

Martin Luther on being a theologian, writer and preacher

By Randy Alcorn | January 25, 2013
As a student of theology, writer, and occasional preacher, I loved reading Martin Luther talking about learning theology, and about the “little books” some of us write and the little sermons we preach. 

Some Thoughts on Les Misérables

By Randy Alcorn | January 16, 2013
I love the redemptive message of Les Misérables, from book, to stage, to screen. It reminds me of the song “Amazing Grace,” because it is deeply loved even by those who don’t fully believe its message. 

Bad Doctrine is a Cruel Taskmaster

By Randy Alcorn | May 23, 2012
When I came across this statement somewhere, that bad doctrine is a cruel taskmaster, it stuck with me. I asked EPM staffer Julia Stager to provide some verses demonstrating it, and I added my summary statements to hers.

Why Should We Believe in a Historical Adam?

By Randy Alcorn | March 26, 2012
Last month Kevin DeYoung posted an excellent blog called “10 Reasons to Believe in a Historical Adam.” I can’t say enough about the importance of this subject. 

Should We Be Against Hell or in Favor of It?

By Randy Alcorn | July 18, 2011
In many conversations over the last few years I’ve said to people, “If God had given me a vote on whether or not there is a hell, honestly I would have voted against it. But that is not a point of pride, it is a confession."