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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

Palestinian Culture Creates Unique Challenges

Alan recently taught Palestinian Christians in the West Bank of Israel about the subject of homosexuality. In this podcast, he shares three principles he told them that help them navigate their relationships with Christians who struggle with same-sex attraction.

Podcast Episode | Christianity & Culture | Alan Shlemon | April 28, 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

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

#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

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

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

#STRask - June 14, 2018

Alan Shlemon fills in for Greg and answers questions about when a baby receives his or her soul, demonic activity during the time of Jesus, spiritual gifts, and whether a pastor can lose his salvation.

Podcast Episode | Theology | Alan Shlemon | June 14, 2018

#STRask - June 11, 2018

Alan Shlemon fills in for Greg today and answers questions about God commanding the death of unborn babies, ungodly spirituality in movies, and an aspect of humanity a materialist would have difficulty explaining.

Podcast Episode | Bio-Ethics | Alan Shlemon | June 11, 2018