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#STRask - November 11, 2019

Alan fills in for Greg and answers questions about ethical objections to a woman giving birth to her sister’s embryo and whether women should be required to see an ultrasound before an abortion.

Podcast Episode | Bio-Ethics | Alan Shlemon | November 11, 2019

Alan’s Prison Visit

Alan talks about teaching at a prison and then answers questions about fostering/adopting under anti-Christian government policies, the basic beliefs of Christianity, and the millennial kingdom (short episode).

Podcast Episode | Ethics | Alan Shlemon | June 16, 2017

Transgender: Truth and Compassion

Imagine a woman telling you, “I’m transgender. Please call me Michael.” What do you do? Here's how to answer with truth and compassion.

Solid Ground | Apologetics | Alan Shlemon | August 24, 2016

Planned Parenthood Isn’t the Only Abortion Problem

Alan explains the benefit and possible downside of the recent videos exposing Planned Parenthood. Download the mp3...

Podcast Episode | Bio-Ethics | Alan Shlemon | October 5, 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

Pro-life Killing: An Oxymoron? (January 16, 2014)

Alan answers the question of whether killing an abortionist to protect the unborn is parallel to killing a person who attempts to murder a toddler. Download the mp3...

Podcast Episode | Bio-Ethics | Alan Shlemon | January 16, 2014

Nature or Nurture?

  Lady Gaga’s mega-hit song, “Born this Way,” expressed what many believe: Homosexuality is hardwired in the genes. And if genetic, immutable. And if innate, nonvoluntary. And if not chosen, morally benign. There is therefore (to paraphrase Paul), now no condemnation for homosexuals. To many, that reasoning flows unhindered given Gaga’s starting point.  But was she right?   Birth of the Born-that-Way Theory

Solid Ground | Christianity & Culture | Alan Shlemon | July 1, 2013

Truth Drives Us to Compassion (March 1, 2013)

Alan explains how the important principle of truth and compassion plays out in the discussion on homosexuality. Download the mp3 version...

Podcast Episode | Apologetics | Alan Shlemon | March 1, 2013

Is Leviticus' prohibition of homosexuality outdated and irrelevant? (January 22, 2013)

Alan responds to the challenge that since we don’t follow Leviticus on all moral rules, we shouldn’t follow it when it comes to homosexual rules either. Click here to download...

Podcast Episode | Ethics | Alan Shlemon | January 22, 2013

Are Christians opposed to same-sex marriage because homosexuality is a sin? (August 27, 2012)

Alan responds to a popular online flowchart that claims Christians mistakenly oppose same-sex marriage because of the Bible’s view on homosexuality. Click here to download...

Podcast Episode | Christianity & Culture | Alan Shlemon | August 27, 2012