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Can We Be Friends with People Who Are Different from Us?

Ellen DeGeneres and Elton John had some good words to say to people who don’t believe friendship and love are possible with those who differ on significant issues.

Blog Post | Ethics | Alan Shlemon | October 22, 2019

The Myth That Same-Sex Parenting Makes No Difference

A recent study shows that children raised by lesbian couples are “significantly more likely to report same-sex attraction, sexual minority identity, and same-sex sexual experiences.”

Blog Post | Ethics | Alan Shlemon | August 14, 2019

Are We Accountable for Unchosen Sinful Desires?

Wrongly assuming that homosexuality is either something one is born with or a choice often leads people to the conclusion that we’re not accountable for our desires. Alan explains why this is a mistake.

Blog Post | Ethics | Alan Shlemon | April 22, 2019

The False Dilemma Propagated by Pro-Gay Advocates

We’re told that if your friend identifies as gay or lesbian, then you face a choice: fidelity to your faith or fidelity to your friend. But this is a false dilemma. Those aren't the only options.

Blog Post | Ethics | Alan Shlemon | March 1, 2019

Scientism: An Obstacle to the Gospel

Scientism claims we can’t have knowledge about religion or ethics because the only way to know reality is through the five senses. Here are three reasons why this view is problematic.

Blog Post | Philosophy | Alan Shlemon | November 20, 2018

Can Atheists Ground the Claim That Abortion Is Wrong? (Video)

If a pro-life atheist doesn’t believe in a Moral Law Giver, can their view be consistent?

Blog Post | Bio-Ethics | Alan Shlemon | May 28, 2018

What Follows If You Don't Believe Any Religion Is True? (Video)

Alan discusses the implications of not subscribing to a particular religion and the most probable beliefs that follow.

Blog Post | Philosophy | Alan Shlemon | April 16, 2018

Even Love and Hate Need to Be Clarified

Because our culture ties love and hate to agreement and disagreement in some contexts, we need to ask for clarification when people call us to love or accuse us of hate.

Blog Post | Ethics | Alan Shlemon | April 13, 2018

Could God Be Merely a Function of the Brain? (Video)

Alan responds to an argument against God’s existence. 

Blog Post | Philosophy | Alan Shlemon | March 12, 2018

Do Our Souls Continue to Develop in Heaven? (Video)

Alan distinguishes between two types of soul development and shares his thoughts on which one we'll experience in Heaven.

Blog Post | Philosophy | Alan Shlemon | January 22, 2018