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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

What’s the Best Explanation?

We commonly use a powerful and rational process to draw conclusions from evidence, and we can use this process to make a case for Christianity. Here’s how.

Article | Philosophy | Alan Shlemon | November 1, 2019

The Pro-Life View Is the Tolerant View

Even though the goal of pro-lifers is to take away a woman’s legal right to an abortion, the view isn’t intolerant and discriminatory. In fact, it’s the opposite. Here’s why.

Blog Post | Bio-Ethics | Alan Shlemon | October 8, 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 Miracles of Materialism

Materialists have long derided Christians for believing in miracles, but they need look no further than their own worldview to find miracle claims. These three miracles of materialism are more miraculous than any biblical story.

Article | Philosophy | Alan Shlemon | September 1, 2019

How the Smallest Born Baby Proves Abortion Is Wrong

When Baby Saybie was born at 23 weeks weighing 8.6 ounces, her birth and survival challenged abortion-choice advocacy in four ways that can be easily remembered by the acronym S.L.E.D.

Article | Bio-Ethics | Alan Shlemon | July 1, 2019

Are Portlanders Rethinking Aborting Children with Down Syndrome?

After more than a decade of training Oregon Right to Life students and taking them to the streets of Portland to talk to people about abortion, Alan noticed a possible new trend this year.

Blog Post | Bio-Ethics | Alan Shlemon | May 7, 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

Naturalism’s Only Option

What happens when scientists discover evidence that undermines evolutionary theory? It’s disqualified by definition. It’s ruled inadmissible. Atheists have no choice but to accept Darwin’s account. It’s the only option they have.

Article | Philosophy | Alan Shlemon | February 1, 2019

An Apologetic against Dating in High School

High school students love to say they’re dating “to get to know each other better” and “to see if we’re compatible.” Here’s how parents can respond.

Blog Post | Miscellaneous | Alan Shlemon | January 29, 2019