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Alan answers the question, "What are some ways Christians can show love to homosexuals, both inside and outside the church?"
Alan responds to the question, "Is Leviticus' prohibition of homosexuality outdated and irrelevant?"
Alan discusses the morality of cloning.
Alan explains how the important principle of truth and compassion plays out in the discussion on homosexuality. Download the mp3 version...
Alan responds to the claim that pro-lifers are inconsistent if they support the death penalty. I am back from vacation. I was out of town, so that’s probably why you haven’t seen me doing challenges in several weeks. Instead, you’ve had to tolerate Brett. It’s funny because he’s 10 or 12 years older than me, so he has to do all those cool things with his family, music, and cool graphics to look young and edgy. I hope he’s been doing a good job with that.
Alan responds to a challenge: If a lab was burning and you could only save a toddler or 10 embryos, which would you save? Since most pro-lifers usually say they would save the toddler, this proves that they don't really believe that human embryos are valuable human beings like the toddler. If you were in a burning lab and you had to choose between saving ten embryos or one toddler, which would you choose? You’d choose the toddler, wouldn't you? That just proves that you don't really think the embryos are valuable human beings like the toddler.
Alan responds to the challenge that the Bible contains and condones multiple definitions of marriage.
A Muslim has responded to Jefferson Bethke's spoken-word poem with the claim that Christians don't know the real Jesus. Here is Alan Shlemon's take on the Muslim video.
Alan responds to the challenge that if abortion is made illegal, women will die from dangerous, back alley abortions.
An acorn is not an oak tree. A chicken egg is not a chicken. Silk is not a dress. A fertilized egg is not a person. Alan responds to this challenge offered by some abortion-choice advocates.