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Challenge Response: You Don’t Really Believe Life Begins at Conception

Must we fight to end miscarriages if we are to be consistent in our pro-life view?

Blog Post | Bio-Ethics | Alan Shlemon | September 22, 2016

Challenge Response: You Don’t Really Believe Life Begins at Conception

Here's my response to this week's challenge:   Transcript: 0:04 I don't really believe that life begins at conception. If I did I would fight

Video | Bio-Ethics | Alan Shlemon | September 22, 2016

Know Your Audience

I should have known better. This time, though, I didn’t pay attention. Perhaps I got comfortable, lazy, and sloppy. I didn’t follow a basic public speaking rule: know your audience.

Blog Post | Christianity & Culture | Alan Shlemon | August 16, 2016

Soundbite of the Week: How Should I Talk to My Gay Friend about the Bible and Homosexuality?

Alan shares a loving, tactful approach if you want to bring up your Christian beliefs to your gay friend. Excerpt from #STRask - June 23, 2016 COMMENTS

Blog Post | Christianity & Culture | Alan Shlemon | August 8, 2016

Challenge Response: I Don't Like the Idea of People Telling Me What to Do

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

Blog Post | Christianity & Culture | Alan Shlemon | July 28, 2016

Is It Possible That God Permits Homosexuality Today Even If It Wasn't Permitted in the Past?

Alan responds to the claim that the Bible takes a progressive stance on past prohibitions, so therefore homosexuality is permissible today.  COMMENTS Read more posts 

Video | Ethics | Alan Shlemon | June 29, 2016

Alan Responds to Pat Robertson's Comments about the Orlando Shooting

Video | Christianity & Culture | Alan Shlemon | June 15, 2016

Challenge Response: Is Pig’s Meat Allowed Today or Not?

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

Video | Ethics | Alan Shlemon | May 28, 2016

Does Having Homosexual Friends Mean You're Unequally Yoked?

I had the privilege – and was humbled by the opportunity – to preach to a congregation of 3,000 believers at Calvary Chapel Chino Valley this past Sunday morning on “Homosexuality: Truth and Compassion.” One of the points I made during my message was that Scripture doesn’t teach that we have to cut ties with family, friends, and co-workers who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender (LGBT). In fact, I argued, we should make our relationships with them a high priority.

Blog Post | Ethics | Alan Shlemon | May 27, 2016

Is It Possible That God Permits Homosexuality Today Even If It Wasn't Permitted in the Past? (Video)

Alan responds to the claim that the Bible takes a progressive stance on past prohibitions, so therefore homosexuality is permissible today.    COMMENTS Read more posts 

Blog Post | Christianity & Culture | Alan Shlemon | May 23, 2016