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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.

Blog Post | Theology | Alan Shlemon | August 13, 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

How to Discuss Controversial Issues in the Church

Alan shares 3 things to remember when discussing controversial issues with other Christians. 

Blog Post | Theology | Alan Shlemon | July 30, 2018

The Hardest Question to Answer

The most difficult question to answer isn’t what you might expect.

Blog Post | Theology | Alan Shlemon | July 17, 2018

Was Jesus a Religious Pluralist?

Some say Jesus never claimed to be the only way to God, but here are two famous verses that say otherwise.

Blog Post | Theology | Alan Shlemon | July 3, 2018

The Gospel Is for People Like Us

We don’t reach out to non-Christians because they’re different from us. We reach out because they’re like us. We were once God’s enemy, and now we proclaim the message of reconciliation.

Blog Post | Theology | Alan Shlemon | June 20, 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

Do Pro-Lifers Really Think Abortion Is Murder?

Alan responds to the claim that pro-lifers don’t really think abortion is murder if they don’t think women should get the death penalty for having an abortion, then he answers questions about God’s character and whether there are more than two possible sexes.

Podcast Episode | Bio-Ethics | Alan Shlemon | June 7, 2018

Interview: Jay Smith – Evidence against Islam

Alan talks to Dr. Jay Smith, longtime debater and missionary to Muslims, about his work and some new (and/or little-known) evidence against Islam.

Podcast Episode | Theology | Alan Shlemon | June 5, 2018