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Concerns about Medical Treatments for Children with Gender Dysphoria

A pediatrician, an endocrinologist, and a psychiatrist explain their concerns about the medical treatments being given to children with gender dysphoria.

Blog Post | Christianity & Culture | Melinda Penner | October 17, 2017

Well Done, Good and Faithful Servant

Nabeel Qureshi went to Heaven today. He was a Christian apologist, a convert from Islam.

Blog Post | Apologetics | Melinda Penner | September 16, 2017

Believing Biblical Doctrines Requires Humility, Not Arrogance

It isn’t arrogant for Christians to believe Jesus is the only way of salvation and other biblical doctrines. In fact, it requires humility.

Blog Post | Apologetics | Melinda Penner | September 14, 2017

Reasoning with Someone Who Doesn’t Want to Reason

Talking about Jesus and Christianity isn’t always about reasoning because people don’t always have rational reasons for the things they believe.

Blog Post | Apologetics | Melinda Penner | August 23, 2017

Engaging Disagreement Agreeably

Here are four tips from a professor of law and psychology at Yale Law School on how to have more productive conversations about differing views.

Blog Post | Apologetics | Melinda Penner | July 11, 2017

To Give a Good Answer, Sometimes You Have to Change the Question

Sometimes we need to explain the bigger biblical picture in order to answer a person's specific question.

Blog Post | Christianity & Culture | Melinda Penner | February 23, 2017

When Does Life Begin?

Scientists have discovered in a recent study that it isn’t the mother’s body directing embryonic activity; the embryo determines that itself.

Blog Post | Science | Melinda Penner | January 25, 2017

Don't Stop Speaking the Truth in Love

There’s going to be more pressure on Christians as time goes on not to speak the truth that offends, but it’s our obligation to be faithful and to not be angry.

Blog Post | Apologetics | Melinda Penner | October 27, 2016

Evidence That Demonstrates John Is a Reliable Historical Source

The discovery of the Pool of Bethesda in the late 19th century confirms the historical setting in John 5 and supports John’s claim that he was an eyewitness to what he reports.

Blog Post | Apologetics | Melinda Penner | October 25, 2016

Talk to Alan This Tuesday

Alan Shlemon is hosting the podcast live this week, Tuesday 4-6 p.m. PT.   Ask your question. Share a piece of your mind. Call with your question or comment at (855) 243-9975, outside the U.S. (562) 424-8229. The broadcast is live Tuesday 4-6 p.m. P.T. – commentary and your calls. He'll also talk to Abdu Murray about witnessing to Muslims.   Listen live online. 

Blog Post | Apologetics | Melinda Penner | August 8, 2016