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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

Humans Are Still Evolving

With Darwin Day right around the corner, a popular-level article offers evidence that humans are “still evolving,” but what do they mean by “evolving”?

Blog Post | Science | Alan Shlemon | February 11, 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

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

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

Let Jesus Take the Heat (Video)

Alan encourages Christians to point to Jesus when their biblical views are challenged as politically incorrect.

Blog Post | Apologetics | Alan Shlemon | September 23, 2019

What Does It Mean to “Believe” in “God?”

Words and their meanings are important. Here’s how you can avoid inadvertently conceding you blindly believe in a bolt-throwing, angry being in the sky.

Blog Post | Apologetics | Alan Shlemon | August 27, 2019

Focus on the Person Rather Than the Argument (Video)

Alan shares how best to use your time if you only have one hour to share the truth with someone. 

Blog Post | Apologetics | Alan Shlemon | August 26, 2019

Why Study False Ideas?

While it’s true that Christians should prioritize their understanding of Scripture and Christian theology, that doesn’t diminish the importance of also studying false ideas, as well. Here’s why we can and should do both.

Article | Apologetics | Alan Shlemon | August 1, 2019