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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

Where Do We Draw the Line with Homosexuality?

If we don’t end friendships with those who hold to errant theology, will we be contributing to the harm their views are causing in people’s lives?

Blog Post | Ethics | Alan Shlemon | March 10, 2020

Explaining Romans 1 (Video)

Alan shares the most straightforward passage in the Bible about homosexuality and explains what it means.

Blog Post | Ethics | Alan Shlemon | March 2, 2020

Should a Church Host a Small Group for Christians Who Struggle with Same-Sex Attraction?

Should Christians who struggle with same-sex attraction be in small groups with others who have a similar struggle?

Blog Post | Christianity & Culture | Alan Shlemon | February 26, 2020

Why Should We Listen to God’s Instructions about Sex? (Video)

Alan explains why we should care about God’s view of how we should use our bodies.

Blog Post | Ethics | Alan Shlemon | February 3, 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

A Second Discussion on Homosexuality and the Transgender Movement

Is there hope for a person who experiences same-sex attraction? Alan responds to this question and more in part two of his discussion with Jack Hibbs.

Blog Post | Ethics | Alan Shlemon | January 2, 2020

A Discussion on Homosexuality and the Transgender Movement

What is the current state of the church on sexuality, and how can we compassionately but truthfully address this topic? Alan answers questions like these in this discussion with Jack Hibbs.

Blog Post | Ethics | Alan Shlemon | December 4, 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

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