Randy Alcorn's Blog: Culture and Worldview

Why Is it So Hard for the U.S. Government to Pull a Plug?

Here is a sad and bewildering commentary that captures in one example the utter inefficiency and sometimes craziness of a government that talks about controlling spending, but never seems to actually do it even when it would appear so easy—as in JUST PULL THE PLUG!

An Alarming Trend: The Illiteracy of Boys

My friends Brett and Alex Harris, on their wonderful website www.therebelution.com, cited a Wall Street Journal article about the importance of reading, and the great decline in reading among boys. I have often cited this as one of the most alarming trends of our day.

Beautiful in Its Time: A Story of Perception

I think the following story (which we double-checked and appears to be true), along with the video, has particular significance for us as Christians. 

A Prayer for Christopher Hitchens

I have read outspoken atheist Christopher Hitchens, listened to his debates, and attended a debate he was part of. I marveled that there are some Christians he seems to respect, while radically disagreeing with them.