Randy Alcorn's Blog: Culture and Worldview

Four Things That Remain Solidly True No Matter the Mid-Term Election Results

By Randy Alcorn November 9, 2018
By now you’ve probably read and heard all sorts of commentaries analyzing this week’s midterm election results. Whatever your political leanings, you’ve likely been encouraged by some results and discouraged by others. But no matter the results, here’s a perspective we should always remember: America may or may not unravel in coming decades, but God’s kingdom certainly won’t!

Cultural Relativism, Even in the Face of Human Sacrifice

By Randy Alcorn September 10, 2018
Relativism dominates the thinking of most educated people (which means sometimes that uneducated people are morally smarter). The “it all depends” morality, controversial fifty years ago when called situational ethics, denies the existence of any objective standards of right and wrong. What’s wrong for one person, so it insists, may be right for another. One uses internal, not external, standards to judge morality.

Star Wars Movies Are Fun, Just Remember They Sometimes Contradict a Biblical Worldview

By Randy Alcorn December 27, 2017
I am not a Star Wars naysayer, and it might seem self-evident that “these movies aren’t based on reality.” But I’ve found that while almost no one ends up believing that the particular aliens onscreen really exist, matters of worldview are much more subtly conveyed. So I encourage parents to talk with their children about this, since many of them don’t yet have the filters in place to screen out what’s false.