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Christians Can’t Play Mortal Kombat

Christians are often tempted to deliver a final, verbal blow when sharing their religious convictions and noting their “opponent’s” faltering view. But taking the “Finish him!” approach is unbecoming of an ambassador for Christ.

Article | Apologetics | Alan Shlemon | April 1, 2020

Explaining Romans 1 (Video)

Alan shares the most straightforward passage in the Bible about homosexuality and explains what it means.

Blog Post | Ethics | Alan Shlemon | March 2, 2020

Should We Divide over Homosexuality?

Is the question of whether or not homosexuality is sinful something Christians should divide over, or can we agree to disagree?

Article | Theology | Alan Shlemon | March 1, 2020

Diagnose before You Treat

Just as physical therapists can’t design a treatment plan for a patient unless they have a diagnosis, so we need to “diagnose” the reasons behind a person’s rejection of Christianity before we can respond.

Article | Apologetics | Alan Shlemon | February 1, 2020

Upgrade Your Tactics with Knowledge

The more you can learn about a person’s religion, the more likely you’ll be able to leverage that knowledge to ask informed and powerful questions. Here’s how Alan applies that principle to conversations with Muslims.

Article | Apologetics | Alan Shlemon | December 1, 2019

Spiritual Warfare Is Real

An incident recorded in Daniel gives insight into some aspects of prayer and spiritual warfare.

Blog Post | Theology | Alan Shlemon | November 19, 2019

The Role of Hadith Literature in Islam (Video)

Alan explains hadith literature and its role as a source of authority in the lives of Muslims.

Blog Post | Apologetics | Alan Shlemon | November 4, 2019

What’s the Best Explanation?

We commonly use a powerful and rational process to draw conclusions from evidence, and we can use this process to make a case for Christianity. Here’s how.

Article | Philosophy | Alan Shlemon | November 1, 2019

Should We Downplay the “Clobber Passages” on Homosexuality?

According to advocates of pro-gay theology, focusing on the six Bible passages that directly discuss homosexuality limits one’s understanding of Scripture’s view on that topic. Should we downplay these passages?

Article | Theology | Alan Shlemon | October 1, 2019

Focus Your Conversations with Muslims on What Matters

Here are two important pieces of advice you need to hear for your conversations with Muslims.

Blog Post | Apologetics | Alan Shlemon | September 24, 2019