Randy Alcorn's Blog: Culture and Worldview

How Often Do You Think about the Color of Your Skin? A Discussion Between Two Friends

By Randy Alcorn June 8, 2020
In this excerpt from my novel Dominion, the main character Clarence Abernathy, a black journalist, discusses issues related to race with his friend and coworker Jake Woods (the main character of the previous novel Deadline). There’s a lot of action in the book, but this is a lengthy dialogue, one that may help you think a little differently about racial issues than a nonfiction treatment might.

Let’s Be Clear What We Do and Do Not Mean When It Comes to Terms Like Gender Equality

By Randy Alcorn October 21, 2019
The fact that a term or phrase can be used by one person one way, and mean something completely different to another person, is nothing new. But as people who believe that words matter—because God communicated to us using precise words, right down to the smallest jot and tittle—we as Christians should be especially thoughtful in how we use terms, and educate ourselves about what others mean when they use them.