Randy Alcorn's Blog: Culture and Worldview

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.

Should Christians Avoid Business or Personal Connections with the Marijuana Industry?

By Randy Alcorn October 23, 2017
Recently, a strong Christian friend, who owns a business here in my home state of Oregon, asked my opinion about his doing work that would either directly or indirectly facilitate the legal growing and selling of marijuana. I’m sharing my edited response to him because this is a subject that is relevant for many, and will only become increasingly so as more states legalize marijuana.

Why I Signed the Nashville Statement: It Speaks the Truth in Love about the Biblical View of Human Sexuality

By Randy Alcorn September 13, 2017
If you follow social media and news online, you’ve likely heard about the Nashville Statement, put together by The Council on Biblical Manhood and Womanhood. Along with several dozen other Christian leaders, I’m one of the initial signatories of this statement, which seeks to provide a Christ-honoring and biblically faithful standard on homosexuality and transgenderism.