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What Did Jesus Mean When He Said to Love Your Enemy? (Video)

Alan explains what Jesus meant when he said to love your enemy and how that relates to governments protecting citizens. COMMENTS Read more posts

Blog Post | Christianity & Culture | Alan Shlemon | April 25, 2016

Target, Transgender, and the Use of Bathrooms and Fitting Rooms

Target recently stated: "We welcome transgender team members and guests to use the restroom or fitting room facility that corresponds with their gender identity. Everyone deserves to feel like they belong." Here are my quick thoughts about their comments and this question. COMMENTS

Blog Post | Christianity & Culture | Alan Shlemon | April 22, 2016

Do People Change Their Minds about Abortion?

Do people change their minds about abortion? Some say no. They believe that people are committed to one side or the other and no one ever changes their mind. This is false. People do change their minds about abortion. Many who once identified as pro-choice now claim they are pro-life. Pro-life persuasion works. Using the right tactics is the key.

Blog Post | Bio-Ethics | Alan Shlemon | March 30, 2016

What Should You Do When Your Church Is Moving Away from Biblical Views? (Video)

What if the values of my church are starting to look more like the values of the world? COMMENTS Read more posts

Blog Post | Christianity & Culture | Alan Shlemon | March 14, 2016

Challenge Response: Jesus Never Said a Word about Homosexuality

Here's my response to this week's challenge: COMMENTS

Blog Post | Christianity & Culture | Alan Shlemon | March 10, 2016

Can Christians Get Married in God’s Eyes Without Government Registration? (Video)

What makes a marriage official according to God? COMMENTS Read more posts

Blog Post | Christianity & Culture | Alan Shlemon | February 8, 2016

Challenge Response: There Was Nothing Unique about Jesus

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

Blog Post | Christianity & Culture | Alan Shlemon | November 5, 2015

Challenge Response: There Was Nothing Unique about Jesus

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

Blog Post | Christianity & Culture | Alan Shlemon | November 5, 2015

A Reformation the Church Doesn't Need

Sometimes the best remedy for a moral/theological controversy is simply a good old-fashioned, down to earth, nothing buttery, search-the-Scriptures to-see-if-it’s-so, Bible study. Of course, because of ambiguities in the text, not every challenging, contentious biblical dispute can be settled this easily. Frequently, though, a careful, close look at the Scripture is all that’s required to resolve what might seem at first to be a difficult dispute.

Blog Post | Christianity & Culture | Alan Shlemon | July 7, 2015

Responding to Transgender Suicide

How should we as Christians respond to transgender suicide? COMMENTS Read more posts

Blog Post | Christianity & Culture | Alan Shlemon | June 22, 2015