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Why Is Suicide a Sin?

Alan explains why suicide is considered a sin in Christianity. COMMENTS Read more posts

Video | Bio-Ethics | Alan Shlemon | March 11, 2015

Truth and Compassion in Action

Alan's monthly letter for March 2015 Gay activists prepared to protest FIRE Church in Concord, North Carolina. Their event leader posted their plan on Facebook: “We will have a silent protest as the service is going and let them have it as they leave for the day. Remember we will be peaceful and respectful, something they don’t understand. We are going to STAND TOGETHER AS A COMMUNITY to show that our love is stronger than their hate.”

Article | Christianity & Culture | Alan Shlemon | March 2, 2015

Are the Chick-fil-A Cows on to Something?

Alan's monthly letter for February 2015 “EAT MOR CHIKIN,” urge the Chick-fil-A cows on highway billboards. After all, they don’t want to be eaten. Maybe it is wrong to eat animals. Granted, they still advocate eating other animals (chickens) so maybe they’re not entirely consistent. But consistency might be too much to expect from cows.

Article | Ethics | Alan Shlemon | February 8, 2015

Challenge Response: There's No Scientific Consensus to When Human Life Begins

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

Video | Bio-Ethics | Alan Shlemon | February 2, 2015

Give Up Your Stereotypes, Not Your Christian Convictions

Many hurtful stereotypes surround those who identify as gay or lesbian. Giving up stereotypes is good, but that doesn't mean you have to give up your Christian convictions too.

Video | Christianity & Culture | Alan Shlemon | January 8, 2015

Challenge Response: Sexual Orientation Never Changes

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

Video | Christianity & Culture | Alan Shlemon | January 2, 2015

Pro-Life Killers: An Oxymoron

Alan's monthly letter for January 2015 Please note:  Stand to Reason does not condone violence to end the harm of abortion and does not knowingly associate with those who do. On May 1, 2009, Scott Roeder walked into Reformation Lutheran Church, pulled out a gun, and shot George Tiller in the head at point blank range. Tiller used to perform late-term abortions. Every pro-life leader and organization I know condemned the killing of Tiller.

Article | Bio-Ethics | Alan Shlemon | January 1, 2015

My Body, My Choice?

Alan discusses whether or not the unborn is merely a part of the mother's body. COMMENTS

Video | Bio-Ethics | Alan Shlemon | December 22, 2014

Would a Human Clone Have a Soul?

Alan discusses whether or not a human clone would have a soul.  COMMENTS Read more posts

Video | Bio-Ethics | Alan Shlemon | December 10, 2014

The Reformation the Church Doesn't Need

Alan's monthly letter for December 2014 The Church has always been under attack. From its inception, it’s faced persecution from murderous dictators like Nero to worldview challenges from naturalism and Islam. Although many threats are external, some come from within.

Article | Apologetics | Alan Shlemon | December 8, 2014