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The Most Politically Incorrect Bible Passage

Paul’s first epistle to the church in Corinth has many challenging admonitions. First Corinthians 6:9–11, however, seems to top them all, especially in light of our country’s ethos.

Blog Post | Theology | Alan Shlemon | July 2, 2019

God Is Good and Just When He Punishes People

A government that lets criminals off the hook would rightly be called corrupt and couldn’t be trusted, so why do people accuse God of not being good when He punishes?

Blog Post | Theology | Alan Shlemon | June 18, 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

Happy New Year...You’re at War

We’re at war, but it’s a spiritual war, not a physical one. We’re eager to help you this year to destroy “speculations and every lofty thing raised up against the knowledge of God.”

Blog Post | Theology | Alan Shlemon | January 1, 2019

The Christian Story Is No Pagan Story

Critics of Christianity sometimes allege that our faith is similar to a pagan system since both require a sacrifice, but there are at least three significant differences.

Blog Post | Theology | Alan Shlemon | December 4, 2018

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