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Alan Chambers’s View Is Clear

If you doubt whether Alan Chambers has abandoned the biblical view of sex, homosexuality, and marriage, then read this interview. Here are a few excerpts, but you can read the whole thing (which is rather short) for context and more.

Blog Post | Ethics | Alan Shlemon | October 3, 2015

Reality Doesn’t Change Because Exodus Closed

Can sexual orientation change? Many people say no. They believe homosexuals are born that way and, consequently, sexual attractions can’t change. In fact, someone at a recent event this month asked me whether the closing of Exodus International proves this very point. Exodus was an umbrella network that connected many organizations that sought to help those with unwanted same-sex attraction. Alan Chambers, its President, closed the organization after 35+ years, citing a change in his views on the effectiveness of sexual orientation change efforts (SOCE).

Blog Post | Ethics | Alan Shlemon | September 15, 2015

When Your Beliefs Make People Angry (Video)

Sometimes no matter how loving we are, our beliefs will still offend people.  COMMENTS Read more posts

Blog Post | Apologetics | Alan Shlemon | September 14, 2015

Challenge Response: If Jesus Had Risen, Everyone Would Have Converted

Here's my response to this week's challenge: COMMENTS

Blog Post | Apologetics | Alan Shlemon | August 27, 2015

Challenge Response: Either Accept All the Miracles, or Reject Them

Here's my response to this week's challenge: COMMENTS

Blog Post | Apologetics | Alan Shlemon | July 30, 2015

Read Our Vigorous Rejection of The Reformation Project

If you haven’t read our most recent issue of Solid Ground (that I co-wrote with Greg), I encourage you to read it now. You need to understand a challenge the Church is facing and will continue to face in the foreseeable future. It will be tough for Christians who want to remain faithful to Christ and Scripture.

Blog Post | Ethics | Alan Shlemon | July 21, 2015

Every Parent Is in Youth Ministry

I believe parents are responsible for their children’s spiritual training. Of course, pastors, youth leaders, and Sunday school teachers can help. But parents have to do most of the work. Frankly, that makes me nervous. I’m still going to try my best, though. Last month, I took my son to the center of UCLA’s campus during an abortion protest and had him engage abortion-choice advocates that were twice his age. I know that sounds a little crazy, but I’m a firm believer in the principle of inoculation.

Blog Post | Apologetics | Alan Shlemon | June 23, 2015

What Is Sexual Atheism, and Why Is It Wrong? (Video)

Many Christians handle sexuality just like the rest of the world handles it - as if there are no standards. Alan explains why this is a problem for those who profess to be Christ-followers.  COMMENTS

Blog Post | Christianity & Culture | Alan Shlemon | June 8, 2015

Challenge Response: When Did You Choose Your Heterosexuality?

Here's my response to this week's challenge: COMMENTS Read more posts

Blog Post | Ethics | Alan Shlemon | May 21, 2015

Should we ban conversion therapy?

Alan defines some terms in the debate over whether conversion therapy should be banned and, by doing so, answers whether efforts to change a person’s same-sex attraction should ever be attempted. Download the mp3...

Podcast Episode | Christianity & Culture | Alan Shlemon | May 20, 2015