Resources: Church

ACLU's Agenda for Churches

By Randy Alcorn | August 18, 1992
The 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.

Where Was The Church?

By Randy Alcorn | February 1, 2010
I’ll begin with some important prefacing remarks. I am absolutely committed to the centrality of local churches in God’s kingdom agenda. 

Why is the church so divided?

By Marshall Beretta | February 2, 2010
You 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.

I've heard negative things about seeker churches. What's your opinion?

By Randy Alcorn | March 25, 2010
Question 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.

How do you know if a church is charismatic?

By Randy Alcorn | March 29, 2010
While 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.