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Happy New Year...You’re at War

We’re at war, but it’s a spiritual war, not a physical one. We’re eager to help you this year to destroy “speculations and every lofty thing raised up against the knowledge of God.”

Blog Post | Theology | Alan Shlemon | January 1, 2019

The Christian Story Is No Pagan Story

Critics of Christianity sometimes allege that our faith is similar to a pagan system since both require a sacrifice, but there are at least three significant differences.

Blog Post | Theology | Alan Shlemon | December 4, 2018

Does God Endorse Polygamy? (Video)

If God is opposed to polygamy, why does 2 Samuel 12:8 say that God gave David wives?

Blog Post | Theology | Alan Shlemon | October 1, 2018

reTHINK Apologetics Conference Post-Event Homework

There’s no point in reading God’s word if you misunderstand what it says. That’s where hermeneutics can help, and every believer should study it at some level. It’s that important.

Blog Post | Theology | Alan Shlemon | September 27, 2018

Does Old Testament Polygamy Justify Same-Sex Marriage?

Is there a trajectory in the Bible towards more openness of sexual expression and an expansion of the definition of marriage? Here are six reasons to think otherwise.

Blog Post | Theology | Alan Shlemon | August 16, 2018

Was Jesus Really Tempted if He Could Not Sin?

Alan helps clarify how it was possible for Jesus to truly experience temptation even though He never would have given into it.

Blog Post | Theology | Alan Shlemon | August 13, 2018

How to Discuss Controversial Issues in the Church

Alan shares 3 things to remember when discussing controversial issues with other Christians. 

Blog Post | Theology | Alan Shlemon | July 30, 2018

The Hardest Question to Answer

The most difficult question to answer isn’t what you might expect.

Blog Post | Theology | Alan Shlemon | July 17, 2018

Was Jesus a Religious Pluralist?

Some say Jesus never claimed to be the only way to God, but here are two famous verses that say otherwise.

Blog Post | Theology | Alan Shlemon | July 3, 2018

The Gospel Is for People Like Us

We don’t reach out to non-Christians because they’re different from us. We reach out because they’re like us. We were once God’s enemy, and now we proclaim the message of reconciliation.

Blog Post | Theology | Alan Shlemon | June 20, 2018