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Every Parent Is in Youth Ministry

I believe parents are responsible for their children’s spiritual training. Of course, pastors, youth leaders, and Sunday school teachers can help. But parents have to do most of the work. Frankly, that makes me nervous. I’m still going to try my best, though. Last month, I took my son to the center of UCLA’s campus during an abortion protest and had him engage abortion-choice advocates that were twice his age. I know that sounds a little crazy, but I’m a firm believer in the principle of inoculation.

Blog Post | Apologetics | Alan Shlemon | June 23, 2015

Quick Thought - My Body, My Choice?

The unborn is not part of the mother's body, but rather a separate body that lies within her. Scientifically, there are a number of qualities and characteristics that are different about the unborn and the mother. 

Quick Thought | Bio-Ethics | Alan Shlemon | June 11, 2015

Premarital Counseling Needs to Include This

Before you tie the knot, pastors and counselors try to tell you what you need to know for a healthy and successful marriage. I remember being advised about communication styles, conflict resolution, birth control, personality, etc. It felt comprehensive.

Blog Post | Bio-Ethics | Alan Shlemon | March 31, 2015

Challenge Response: Animals Also Feel Pain and Suffer

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Video | Bio-Ethics | Alan Shlemon | March 18, 2015

Challenge Response: Animals Also Feel Pain and Suffer

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Blog Post | Bio-Ethics | Alan Shlemon | March 12, 2015

Why Is Suicide a Sin?

Alan explains why suicide is considered a sin in Christianity. COMMENTS Read more posts

Video | Bio-Ethics | Alan Shlemon | March 11, 2015

Challenge Response: There's No Scientific Consensus to When Human Life Begins

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Video | Bio-Ethics | Alan Shlemon | February 2, 2015

Abortion Tweetathon This Thursday

This Thursday is the anniversary of Roe v. Wade, the Supreme Court decision that legalized the killing of unborn children in the United States. Since we've had 42 years of abortion, I'm going to post 42 abortion-related tweets in one day. I'll post one tweet every 15 minues from 8:00 AM to 5:30 PM (PST). If you're not already, follow me on Twitter @AlanShlemon and watch my feed on Thursday. COMMENTS

Blog Post | Bio-Ethics | Alan Shlemon | January 21, 2015

Challenge Response: No Scientific Consensus on When Human Life Begins

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

Blog Post | Bio-Ethics | Alan Shlemon | January 15, 2015

Pro-Life Killers: An Oxymoron

Alan answers the question of whether pro-lifers are inconsistent if they don’t condone the killing of abortion doctors. Download the mp3...

Podcast Episode | Bio-Ethics | Alan Shlemon | January 14, 2015