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Challenge Response: We Can’t Really Know We’re Right and Other People Are Wrong

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Blog Post | Apologetics | Alan Shlemon | June 30, 2016

An Important Distinction about Orlando and Islam

After the Orlando shooting, there was an almost reflexive response by analysts who 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. Terrorists are simply hijacking Islam. True Muslims oppose the Orlando killer’s behavior. Saying the shooting was Islamic terrorism wrongly brands all Muslims as violent people or terrorists. There needs to be more nuance, though.

Blog Post | Apologetics | Alan Shlemon | June 29, 2016

Letting God Take the Heat

Alan explains how he is able to keep his cool when he faces hostile criticism. Download the mp3...

Podcast Episode | Apologetics | Alan Shlemon | May 2, 2016

Letting God Take the Heat

Over the last decade as a Stand to Reason speaker, I’ve been yelled at, cursed at, and even threatened. Somehow, though, I haven’t yelled back, cursed back, or threatened anyone. In fact, I respond to such attacks in a rather calm way. How do I keep my cool? Here’s my secret: I let God take the heat.

Article | Apologetics | Alan Shlemon | May 1, 2016

Tweeting the Only Way to Heaven

Twitter is not the place to post profound theology. You only get 140 characters (including spaces) to say something. Nevertheless, I recently posted on Twitter the reason why Jesus is the only way to Heaven (and I did it with two characters to spare!). I wrote: “There’s only one way to Heaven because there’s only one God that exists who’s made only one offer of forgiveness through His only one Son.” Though I didn’t write a lot, I still said a lot. It just needs to be unpacked.

Article | Apologetics | Alan Shlemon | April 8, 2016

Challenge Response: A Real God Would Have Protected the Original Gospel Manuscripts

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Blog Post | Apologetics | Alan Shlemon | April 7, 2016

Tweeting the Only Way to Heaven

Alan recently explained in a single tweet (138 characters) why Jesus is the only way to heaven. Find out what he said and how he said it. Download the mp3...

Podcast Episode | Apologetics | Alan Shlemon | April 1, 2016

The Gospel According to Columbo

What if Lieutenant Columbo was a Christian? Instead of solving a crime, his task would be to present the Gospel. What would he say? How would he say it?

Article | Apologetics | Alan Shlemon | February 8, 2016

The Gospel According to Columbo

What if Lieutenant Columbo was a Christian? How would he present the Gospel? What would he say and how would he say it? Alan says Columbo would ask three questions. Find out what they are in this episode. Download the mp3...

Podcast Episode | Apologetics | Alan Shlemon | February 3, 2016

Challenge Response: A Real God Wouldn’t Have Let His Chosen People Suffer Defeats

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Video | Apologetics | Alan Shlemon | December 3, 2015