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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

#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

Does Your Belief in Demons Affect How You Live?

What could demons do to thwart apologetic encounters? What should apologists be mindful of when sharing our convictions with others? Alan reflects on his interview with Tim Muehlhoff.

Blog Post | Miscellaneous | Alan Shlemon | November 5, 2019

Can We Be Friends with People Who Are Different from Us?

Ellen DeGeneres and Elton John had some good words to say to people who don’t believe friendship and love are possible with those who differ on significant issues.

Blog Post | Ethics | Alan Shlemon | October 22, 2019

Why Study Latin?

Learning Latin requires the skills of patience, precision, accuracy, and attention to detail, and it’s worth it! Here are five reasons why you would benefit from studying Latin.

Blog Post | Miscellaneous | Alan Shlemon | September 10, 2019

The Myth That Same-Sex Parenting Makes No Difference

A recent study shows that children raised by lesbian couples are “significantly more likely to report same-sex attraction, sexual minority identity, and same-sex sexual experiences.”

Blog Post | Ethics | Alan Shlemon | August 14, 2019

Answer Like Jesus

Alan points out that Jesus didn’t always answer questions directly. Sometimes He took a different approach. Perhaps we can take a cue from Jesus since He’s the smartest person in history. Alan explains three ways we can answer tough questions in the way Jesus answered tough questions in His day.

Podcast Episode | Miscellaneous | Alan Shlemon | June 15, 2019

Are We Accountable for Unchosen Sinful Desires?

Wrongly assuming that homosexuality is either something one is born with or a choice often leads people to the conclusion that we’re not accountable for our desires. Alan explains why this is a mistake.

Blog Post | Ethics | Alan Shlemon | April 22, 2019

Is What Muslims Say Really What Islam Teaches? (Video)

Alan emphasizes the importance of looking to Islam’s authoritative sources in order to know what Islam really teaches then explains a key teaching about the Quran. 

Blog Post | Miscellaneous | Alan Shlemon | March 4, 2019

The False Dilemma Propagated by Pro-Gay Advocates

We’re told that if your friend identifies as gay or lesbian, then you face a choice: fidelity to your faith or fidelity to your friend. But this is a false dilemma. Those aren't the only options.

Blog Post | Ethics | Alan Shlemon | March 1, 2019