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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 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

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

Atheism’s Burden of Proof

Atheists may not need to prove the absence of God, but their view entails a few other things that require a lot of explaining.

Article | Philosophy | Alan Shlemon | February 1, 2017

Homosexual Couples and Adoption

Alan explains why adoption policies should be approached with the general best interest of children in mind rather than letting rare circumstances dictate. COMMENTS Read more posts

Video | Ethics | Alan Shlemon | March 31, 2016

Could Panentheism Be an Understanding of God's Nature?

Is it possible that panentheism is a lost understanding of God’s nature? COMMENTS Read more posts

Video | Philosophy | Alan Shlemon | February 25, 2016

Challenge Response: You Think Something Came from Nothing

Here's my response to this week's challenge: COMMENTS Read more posts

Video | Apologetics | Alan Shlemon | June 12, 2015

Challenge Response: Worshipping Gods Is Futile

Here's my response to this week's challenge:  COMMENTS Read more posts

Video | Christianity & Culture | Alan Shlemon | December 5, 2014

Is Science the Ultimate Tool to Gain Knowledge?

Alan explains that even though science is a tool for explaining the world, it is neither the only nor the best tool. COMMENT Read more posts

Video | Miscellaneous | Alan Shlemon | July 31, 2014

Why Evolution Is Dogma

Alan's monthly letter for June 2011 Dear Friend, Atheists like to fancy themselves as rational people. They claim they aren’t encumbered by holy books or divine doctrine. They’re free from the shackles of religious belief so they can follow the evidence where it leads. When a new scientific discovery is made, atheists claim they can welcome it without passion or prejudice. The only problem with this self-assessment is that it’s not entirely true.

Article | Philosophy | Alan Shlemon | April 23, 2013