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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

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

Is Abortion before Implantation Biblically Permissible?

While speaking on embryonic stem cell research at a church recently, Alan was challenged by an attendee.

Podcast Episode | Bio-Ethics | Alan Shlemon | January 27, 2020

Is Abortion before Implantation Biblically Permissible?

If “the life of the creature is in the blood,” as it says in Leviticus 17:11, then does that mean killing the embryo before implantation should not be described as killing a human life?

Article | Bio-Ethics | Alan Shlemon | January 1, 2020

Upgrade Your Tactics with Knowledge

The Columbo Tactic – asking question – is powerful. But what if you could amplify the impact you make with it? In this episode, Alan explains how to upgrade your approach to create even more powerful questions.

Podcast Episode | Apologetics | Alan Shlemon | December 19, 2019

What’s the Best Explanation?

Alan explains how to use a common yet powerful question to help point people to God.

Podcast Episode | Apologetics | Alan Shlemon | December 7, 2019

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

#STRask - November 14, 2019

Alan fills in for Greg and answers questions about the image of God in the mentally disabled, the drawbacks of a homosexual lifestyle, and how to pray for a family member who says she’s bisexual.

Podcast Episode | Theology | Alan Shlemon | November 14, 2019

#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