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How Pro-Gay Theology Is Undermined in One Step

The modern case for pro-gay theology fails. It’s an example of how people “turn away their ears from the truth” and reinterpret the Bible to fit their desires.

Article | Ethics | Alan Shlemon | October 5, 2016

Challenge Response: There Is No Evidence for God

Is it the case that atheists have reason on their side because there is no evidence that God exists?

Blog Post | Student | Alan Shlemon | September 8, 2016

Transgender: Truth and Compassion

Imagine a woman telling you, “I’m transgender. Please call me Michael.” What do you do? Here's how to answer with truth and compassion.

Solid Ground | Apologetics | Alan Shlemon | August 24, 2016

Know Your Audience

I should have known better. This time, though, I didn’t pay attention. Perhaps I got comfortable, lazy, and sloppy. I didn’t follow a basic public speaking rule: know your audience.

Blog Post | Christianity & Culture | Alan Shlemon | August 16, 2016

Is Oral Tradition in Islam Reliable? (Video)

Alan explains how Islamic teachings were transmitted and compiled, especially regarding the words of Mohammed.

Blog Post | Miscellaneous | Alan Shlemon | August 15, 2016

The Pro-Life Mission

How do you create confidence in Christians who are able to share their pro-life convictions with anyone? Here’s a hint: It takes a lot more than a lecture, but it’s worth it. That’s what I did this summer with 45 high school students on the pro-life mission.

Article | Bio-Ethics | Alan Shlemon | August 8, 2016

How to Understand the Distinction Between Islam and Muslims - Mentoring Letter August 2016

After the tragic mass shooting in Orlando, many clues pointed to a familiar explanation: Islamic terrorism. The killer was a Muslim, born in a Muslim family, and pledged his allegiance to Abu-Bakr al-Baghdadi, the leader of ISIS.  Almost reflexively, though, analysts gave the usual talking points about how Islam is a religion of peace and its practitioners are peaceful people. What the Orlando killer did, many Muslims and pundits said, had nothing to do with Islam. True Muslims oppose the Orlando killer’s behavior. 

Article | Miscellaneous | Alan Shlemon | August 1, 2016

Challenge Response: I Don't Like the Idea of People Telling Me What to Do

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

Blog Post | Christianity & Culture | Alan Shlemon | July 28, 2016

Are Christians to Blame for the Orlando Shooting?

Alan responds to the claim that Christians are partly to blame for the Orlando shooting. Download the mp3...

Podcast Episode | Christianity & Culture | Alan Shlemon | July 4, 2016

Are Christians to Blame for the Orlando Shooting?

Like you, I was horrified to hear of the tragic mass killing in Orlando last month. A man opened fire in an Orlando nightclub, killed 49 innocent human beings, and injured another 53. It was the largest mass shooting in U.S. history and the worst terrorist attack in the United States since September 11.

Article | Christianity & Culture | Alan Shlemon | July 1, 2016