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Is God a Sex Killjoy?

Alan addresses the concern some Christians have with God being so restrictive about sex.

Podcast Episode | Theology | Alan Shlemon | September 9, 2018

Is God a Sex Killjoy?

Why did God give us so many rules about sex?

Article | Theology | Alan Shlemon | September 1, 2018

#STRask - August 20, 2018

Alan Shlemon answers questions about whether the disciples believed in the resurrection, how one can “put a stone in the shoe” of students in a public school, finding a new church, and more.

Podcast Episode | Theology | Alan Shlemon | August 20, 2018

What Good Ambassadors for Christ Need to Know about Islam

Alan talks about what Christians need to know about Islam in order to be good ambassadors for Christ with their Muslim neighbors.

Podcast Episode | Theology | Alan Shlemon | August 17, 2018

Does Old Testament Polygamy Justify Same-Sex Marriage?

Is there a trajectory in the Bible towards more openness of sexual expression and an expansion of the definition of marriage? Here are six reasons to think otherwise.

Blog Post | Theology | Alan Shlemon | August 16, 2018

Unique Issues When Teaching on Abortion in a Muslim Culture

Alan talks about the unique questions that arise when teaching Christians in a Muslim culture about abortion in the case of rape, then he answers questions about homosexuality and Mormonism.

Podcast Episode | Bio-Ethics | Alan Shlemon | August 15, 2018

Was Jesus Really Tempted if He Could Not Sin?

Alan helps clarify how it was possible for Jesus to truly experience temptation even though He never would have given into it.

Blog Post | Theology | Alan Shlemon | August 13, 2018

Scripture vs. Self

What do you do when you are tempted to make scripture submit to your own thinking? Do you try to find someone who has provided a possible interpretation that neutralizes the teaching you don’t like? Alan discusses this temptation and offers three tips to help you overcome this challenge.

Podcast Episode | Theology | Alan Shlemon | July 31, 2018

How to Discuss Controversial Issues in the Church

Alan shares 3 things to remember when discussing controversial issues with other Christians. 

Blog Post | Theology | Alan Shlemon | July 30, 2018

The Hardest Question to Answer

The most difficult question to answer isn’t what you might expect.

Blog Post | Theology | Alan Shlemon | July 17, 2018