By August 18, 1992The ACLU likes to come across as representing the interests of public citizens whose rights are supposedly violated when government or schools allow prayer, Bible reading or other free exercise of religion on their premises. |
By March 17, 1998What distinguished the first Christians from the world around them? It certainly wasn’t their buildings—they had none. It wasn’t their programs—they had none. |
By January 12, 2010LEARNING: The process by which every person acquires a certain body of knowledge, and a corresponding set of personal values, attitudes, behavior, and skills. |
By February 1, 2010I am a newer believer and sometimes get frustrated over all of the different doctrines in various churches. Can you help me sort these out? |
By February 1, 2010I’ll begin with some important prefacing remarks. I am absolutely committed to the centrality of local churches in God’s kingdom agenda. |
By February 2, 2010You are certainly not alone in wishing that various groups–you specifically highlighted liberals, orthodox, and fundamentalists–just put differences aside and get along. I will briefly look at these three groups and suggest why this may not be Biblically possible at this time in Kingdom history. |
What is your response to my disappointment with the local church and decision to attend a small group Bible study instead?
By February 15, 2010We have a natural desire to be independent, but we need godly church leaders, and should seek to find a local church that has godly leaders rather than to withdraw from churches. |
By March 19, 2010I would like to see more vibrant, Christ-exalting living, first in me, and then in my church and the Christian community as a whole. So I sympathize with what you’re looking for. |
By March 25, 2010Question from a reader: I’ve heard negative things about Rick Warren and Saddleback Church, as well as Willow Creek Church and other seeker churches. What’s your opinion on this issue? |
Answer from Randy Alcorn:Attacking fellow Bible-believing Christians is becoming commonplace. Spreading inaccurate information is epidemic.
By March 29, 2010While we do not regard ourselves a charismatic church, we do not wish to be known as “anti-charismatic.” What we do insist upon is a spirit of love and unity, the total sufficiency of Christ, and the final authority of the Scriptures. |