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A Second Discussion on Homosexuality and the Transgender Movement

Is there hope for a person who experiences same-sex attraction? Alan responds to this question and more in part two of his discussion with Jack Hibbs.

Blog Post | Ethics | Alan Shlemon | January 2, 2020

A Discussion on Homosexuality and the Transgender Movement

What is the current state of the church on sexuality, and how can we compassionately but truthfully address this topic? Alan answers questions like these in this discussion with Jack Hibbs.

Blog Post | Ethics | Alan Shlemon | December 4, 2019

Can We Be Friends with People Who Are Different from Us?

Ellen DeGeneres and Elton John had some good words to say to people who don’t believe friendship and love are possible with those who differ on significant issues.

Blog Post | Ethics | Alan Shlemon | October 22, 2019

The Myth That Same-Sex Parenting Makes No Difference

A recent study shows that children raised by lesbian couples are “significantly more likely to report same-sex attraction, sexual minority identity, and same-sex sexual experiences.”

Blog Post | Ethics | Alan Shlemon | August 14, 2019

Go Where the Evidence Leads (Video)

Tim explains how many scientists exclude possible conclusions based on philosophical ideas before looking at the evidence.

Blog Post | Science | Tim Barnett | May 6, 2019

Are We Accountable for Unchosen Sinful Desires?

Wrongly assuming that homosexuality is either something one is born with or a choice often leads people to the conclusion that we’re not accountable for our desires. Alan explains why this is a mistake.

Blog Post | Ethics | Alan Shlemon | April 22, 2019

The Counter-Cultural Definition of Faith (Video)

Tim gives a helpful analogy for biblical faith.

Blog Post | Philosophy | Tim Barnett | March 18, 2019

The False Dilemma Propagated by Pro-Gay Advocates

We’re told that if your friend identifies as gay or lesbian, then you face a choice: fidelity to your faith or fidelity to your friend. But this is a false dilemma. Those aren't the only options.

Blog Post | Ethics | Alan Shlemon | March 1, 2019

Can You Ground Objective Morality in a God That Does Not Exist?

Can a person who believes in a God that does not exist still have a good grounding for objective morality? The distinction between “in principle” and “in reality” is crucial to answering this question.

Blog Post | Philosophy | Tim Barnett | February 19, 2019

Is Faith Just Wishful Thinking? (Video)

What is faith according to the Bible? Are science and faith at odds?

Blog Post | Philosophy | Tim Barnett | February 18, 2019