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Do Christians Hate People Who Identify as Gay or Lesbian?

Many people who identify as gay or lesbian think that Christians hate them and so does God, but this isn’t the case. Alan explains why.

Blog Post | Theology | Alan Shlemon | July 18, 2019

The Most Politically Incorrect Bible Passage

Paul’s first epistle to the church in Corinth has many challenging admonitions. First Corinthians 6:9–11, however, seems to top them all, especially in light of our country’s ethos.

Blog Post | Theology | Alan Shlemon | July 2, 2019

God Is Good and Just When He Punishes People

A government that lets criminals off the hook would rightly be called corrupt and couldn’t be trusted, so why do people accuse God of not being good when He punishes?

Blog Post | Theology | Alan Shlemon | June 18, 2019

Happy New Year...You’re at War

We’re at war, but it’s a spiritual war, not a physical one. We’re eager to help you this year to destroy “speculations and every lofty thing raised up against the knowledge of God.”

Blog Post | Theology | Alan Shlemon | January 1, 2019

The Christian Story Is No Pagan Story

Critics of Christianity sometimes allege that our faith is similar to a pagan system since both require a sacrifice, but there are at least three significant differences.

Blog Post | Theology | Alan Shlemon | December 4, 2018

Does God Endorse Polygamy? (Video)

If God is opposed to polygamy, why does 2 Samuel 12:8 say that God gave David wives?

Blog Post | Theology | Alan Shlemon | October 1, 2018

reTHINK Apologetics Conference Post-Event Homework

There’s no point in reading God’s word if you misunderstand what it says. That’s where hermeneutics can help, and every believer should study it at some level. It’s that important.

Blog Post | Theology | Alan Shlemon | September 27, 2018

Does Old Testament Polygamy Justify Same-Sex Marriage?

Is there a trajectory in the Bible towards more openness of sexual expression and an expansion of the definition of marriage? Here are six reasons to think otherwise.

Blog Post | Theology | Alan Shlemon | August 16, 2018

Was Jesus Really Tempted if He Could Not Sin?

Alan helps clarify how it was possible for Jesus to truly experience temptation even though He never would have given into it.

Blog Post | Theology | Alan Shlemon | August 13, 2018

How to Discuss Controversial Issues in the Church

Alan shares 3 things to remember when discussing controversial issues with other Christians. 

Blog Post | Theology | Alan Shlemon | July 30, 2018