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Scripture vs. Self

When you find you disagree with the Bible, is your first inclination to correct your own thinking or to try to change the Bible’s meaning? Here are three suggestions to help you yield to what you find in Scripture.

Article | Ethics | Alan Shlemon | July 1, 2018

WWJD? Ask a Question

Jesus asked 284 questions during evangelistic conversations in the Gospels, and we should take a cue from our Master. Here are four reasons why questions are so powerful.

Article | Apologetics | Alan Shlemon | June 1, 2018

Why Is Jesus Necessary?

What’s the reason for placing such prime importance on Jesus? This question isn’t a pointless philosophical reflection. It’s the core concern of Christianity.

Article | Theology | Alan Shlemon | May 1, 2018

Proclaiming the Gospel to Palestinians

What would you say to a group of Palestinian Christians and Muslims if you had the chance to teach them theology and apologetics? Here’s what Alan did.

Article | Apologetics | Alan Shlemon | April 1, 2018

What Do We Do Now That Same-Sex Marriage Is Legal?

Australians (and Americans) faced with legalized SSM can take a cue from the pro-life movement and work to make a difference in three key ways.

Article | Christianity & Culture | Alan Shlemon | March 2, 2018

It All Comes Back to God

Recognizing that our beliefs and values all come back to God reminds us that He is our foundation. It all starts with the first verse, “In the beginning, God…” and all things follow from there.

Article | Theology | Alan Shlemon | February 1, 2018

Apologetics Is Secondary to the Gospel

The first thing we should focus on is the Gospel, but many times, people express doubts, objections, or concerns with Christianity. That’s when apologetics comes in.

Article | Apologetics | Alan Shlemon | January 1, 2018

Upholding the Value of Disabled People

In a society that treats human beings as if they have only instrumental value, the strong prevail and the weak are discarded. There’s a better way.

Article | Ethics | Alan Shlemon | November 1, 2017

In the Beginning God...

The Christian story says God made all things. The atheist story says nothing made all things. How do we know, then, which is true?

Article | Ethics | Alan Shlemon | October 8, 2017

Navigating the Transgender Discussion

Here are five general guidelines that can help believers navigate their relationships with people who identify as transgender.

Article | Christianity & Culture | Alan Shlemon | September 1, 2017