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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

Challenge Response: All Human Life Is Not Equal

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

Blog Post | Bio-Ethics | Alan Shlemon | February 11, 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

Am I against Abortion Just Because I’m a Christian?

He thought he had me. I had presented a scientific case against abortion, but then he popped the question: “Wait a minute…are you a Christian?” “Yes,” I answered. “I get it,” he said, “It’s your religious beliefs that drive your thinking. The only reason you’re against abortion is because you’re a Christian.”

Article | Bio-Ethics | Alan Shlemon | January 5, 2016

Social Justice Begins at Conception

Social justice is trendy nowadays. Homelessness. Poverty. Human trafficking. It’s cool to care about these social ills, even among non-Christians. Curiously absent from the list is abortion. Indeed, many people complain that Christians focus too much on unborn babies and not enough on born people. Jesus said nothing about abortion, but said plenty about the poor and the hungry. So why do I talk about abortion so much.

Article | Bio-Ethics | Alan Shlemon | January 1, 2016

The Immune Response against Abortion

When a pregnant woman says “My body, my choice,” her own body disagrees. The proof doesn’t come from a pro-life person’s persuasive arguments. It comes from the “testimony” of her body’s physiology. During pregnancy, the mother’s circulatory system and the unborn’s circulatory system come very close together in the placenta, but they don’t mix. This allows oxygen and nutrients to pass to the unborn while simultaneously allowing carbon dioxide and waste products to return to the mother.

Blog Post | Bio-Ethics | Alan Shlemon | December 8, 2015

The Morality of Medical Treatment While Pregnant (Video)

Is it moral for a pregnant woman to receive medical treatment such as chemotherapy, knowing it may endanger the life of her unborn baby? COMMENTS Read more posts

Blog Post | Bio-Ethics | Alan Shlemon | December 7, 2015