Resources: Eternal Perspective Ministries
- Mon, Mar 01, 2010
- Eternal Perspective Ministries
Then The ministry began in 1990 with the EPM office in the Alcorns’ basement. Randy and his wife Nanci were the only employees. In 1997, an office space was added to the Alcorns’ home, where EPM resided until 2006.
Now EPM has grown to 10 part-time employees (not including Randy), and has a separate office in Sandy, Oregon, while Randy still works full-time from his home office.
By age nineteen, things at home looked hopeless for Jason (not his real name). His father was an alcoholic, verbally abusive, and physically violent. His mother could do little about it, so he left home and headed west.
He met a group of people who offered free sex and drugs. He joined their group as it gave him a sense of acceptance and belonging that substituted for the love and respect he craved. As time passed, the group turned into one of racism and violence. With members of the group, Jason became involved in robberies and a murder. He was ...
For years many Christians have struggled because of the annual office pressure to have full participation in giving to The United Way. The problem is, United Way funds have gone to Planned Parenthood and similar proabortion groups, as well as prohomosexual groups and others committed to anti-Christian beliefs and actions. Naturally, of course, Christians want to lead the way in generosity and this has presented quite a dilemma.
Good news—several years ago United Way set up an alternative program through which Christians can still participate through their place of employment, while designating the full amount to an alternative organization ...