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How the Smallest Born Baby Proves Abortion Is Wrong

When Baby Saybie was born at 23 weeks weighing 8.6 ounces, her birth and survival challenged abortion-choice advocacy in four ways that can be easily remembered by the acronym S.L.E.D.

Article | Bio-Ethics | Alan Shlemon | July 1, 2019

3 Questions You Need to Ask When Reading the Bible

Alan shares the right questions to ask when reading the Bible so that you can get the most out of the meaning of the text.

Video | Bio-Ethics | Alan Shlemon | June 24, 2019

Set a Modest Goal When Talking to Non-Christians

Apologetics Tip #6: Alan encourages Christians not to stress about getting to the Gospel in every conversation with non-believers. Instead, aim to put a stone in their shoe. Find other videos in this series here. Transcript:

Video | Bio-Ethics | Alan Shlemon | June 3, 2019

Answer Like Jesus

For someone with all the answers, Jesus didn’t always respond directly to challenging questions. Sometimes He answered a question with another question. Sometimes He answered a different question.

Article | Apologetics | Alan Shlemon | June 1, 2019

The Bulverism Blunder

Some people will argue you’re only a Christian because of some psychological or sociological reason. Here’s why that argument doesn’t prove anything about Christianity.

Article | Apologetics | Alan Shlemon | May 1, 2019

Reaching Your LGBT Friends with Truth and Compassion

Alan helps Christians know which common phrases to avoid when talking to a friend or family member who identifies as gay. 

Video | Apologetics | Alan Shlemon | April 29, 2019

What to Say When You Don’t Know How to Respond

Alan shares a helpful tip on what to do when you’re stuck in a conversation with someone who has an opposing viewpoint.

Video | Apologetics | Alan Shlemon | April 22, 2019

Jesus' View on Sex and Marriage

Alan shows us where we can find Jesus' clearly-stated views on sex and marriage. Transcript: Now, this is not just some Old Testament text part of the Old Testament, you know, that's the old stuff we don't care about it anymore. Actually, this is reaffirmed by Jesus even in the New Testament. In fact, Jesus is

Video | Apologetics | Alan Shlemon | April 1, 2019

Palestinian Culture Creates Unique Challenges

Different cultures create different challenges, and that makes speaking internationally both challenging and interesting. Here’s one way this played out in Alan’s recent trip to the West Bank.

Article | Apologetics | Alan Shlemon | April 1, 2019

Do This before Responding to Views You Oppose

Apologetics Tip #4: Alan reminds Christians of an important way to be kind and winsome before expressing an opposing view. Find other videos in this series here. Transcript:

Video | Apologetics | Alan Shlemon | March 25, 2019