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Be Friends with People Who Disagree with You

Alan talks about Ellen DeGeneres’s statement about being friends with people she disagrees with, answers questions about evidence vs. Holy Spirit and submitting to authority, then talks to Scott Symington about science and faith.

Podcast Episode | Christianity & Culture | Alan Shlemon | October 23, 2019

Should We Downplay the “Clobber Passages” on Homosexuality?

Alan talks about the six verses in Scripture that address homosexuality and how pro-gay theology advocates love to call them “clobber passages.”

Podcast Episode | Theology | Alan Shlemon | October 14, 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

Why Study False Ideas?

While it’s true that Christians should prioritize their understanding of Scripture and Christian theology, Alan offers four reasons why Christians should add the study of false ideas to their to-do list.

Podcast Episode | Theology | Alan Shlemon | August 10, 2019

Interview: Christopher Yuan – Holy Sexuality and the Gospel

Alan interviews Christopher Yuan about his new book, Holy Sexuality and the Gospel: Sex, Desire, and Relationships Shaped by God’s Grand Story.

Podcast Episode | Theology | Alan Shlemon | June 11, 2019

More Thoughts on Holy Sexuality

Alan continues from the last podcast to reflect on the ideas in Christopher Yuan’s book Holy Sexuality, then he answers a question about the suppression of truth and talks about principles for churches navigating issues of homosexuality.

Podcast Episode | Theology | Alan Shlemon | May 31, 2019

Interview: Christopher Yuan – Holy Sexuality and the Gospel

Alan interviews Christopher Yuan about his new book, Holy Sexuality and the Gospel: Sex, Desire, and Relationships Shaped by God’s Grand Story.

Podcast Episode | Theology | Alan Shlemon | May 29, 2019

The Bulverism Blunder

Sometimes people claim that the only reason someone is a Christian is because they were born in the United States. In this episode, Alan gives three reasons why such a claim is wrong headed.

Podcast Episode | Theology | Alan Shlemon | May 13, 2019

Engaging Australia’s Muslims

Alan recently returned from Australia after spending some time training local believers on how to graciously engage Muslims. In this episode, Alan discusses one key tactic he taught Australian Christians before taking them to the mosque.

Podcast Episode | Theology | Alan Shlemon | March 19, 2019

Does Gender Identity Matter?

What is gender? Is it malleable? Does it matter which gender we identify with? How should Christians think about this subject? Here are two key points Scripture makes on this subject.

Article | Theology | Alan Shlemon | November 1, 2018