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Is God a Sex Killjoy?

Why did God give us so many rules about sex?

Article | Theology | Alan Shlemon | September 1, 2018

Mocking False Ideas Is Dangerous and Disrespectful

It’s tempting to simply mock an idea rather than take the time and effort to refute it. Here’s why that’s a bad idea.

Blog Post | Apologetics | Alan Shlemon | August 30, 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

DNA’s Intelligent Design

Alan offers a piece of evidence that suggests that the DNA in your body is intelligently designed.

Podcast Episode | Philosophy | Alan Shlemon | August 16, 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.  Transcript: 00:01 Was Jesus really tempted if He could not sin? 00:07 Well, the Bible clearly teaches that Jesus was tempted. So in one sense, the 00:12 answer is clear, right? I mean, Hebrews 4:15 says, "For we do not have a high

Video | Bio-Ethics | Alan Shlemon | August 13, 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

Why Should You Take a Closer Look at Islam?

If we’re going to proclaim the message of the gospel to Muslims as ambassadors for Christ, we first need to know what Islam teaches and how we can respond. Here’s a good place to start.

Blog Post | Apologetics | Alan Shlemon | August 7, 2018