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Spiritual Warfare Is Real

An incident recorded in Daniel gives insight into some aspects of prayer and spiritual warfare.

Blog Post | Theology | Alan Shlemon | November 19, 2019

The Pro-Life View Is the Tolerant View

Even though the goal of pro-lifers is to take away a woman’s legal right to an abortion, the view isn’t intolerant and discriminatory. In fact, it’s the opposite. Here’s why.

Blog Post | Bio-Ethics | Alan Shlemon | October 8, 2019

Do Christians Hate People Who Identify as Gay or Lesbian?

Many people who identify as gay or lesbian think that Christians hate them and so does God, but this isn’t the case. Alan explains why.

Blog Post | Theology | Alan Shlemon | July 18, 2019

The Most Politically Incorrect Bible Passage

Paul’s first epistle to the church in Corinth has many challenging admonitions. First Corinthians 6:9–11, however, seems to top them all, especially in light of our country’s ethos.

Blog Post | Theology | Alan Shlemon | July 2, 2019

God Is Good and Just When He Punishes People

A government that lets criminals off the hook would rightly be called corrupt and couldn’t be trusted, so why do people accuse God of not being good when He punishes?

Blog Post | Theology | Alan Shlemon | June 18, 2019

Are Portlanders Rethinking Aborting Children with Down Syndrome?

After more than a decade of training Oregon Right to Life students and taking them to the streets of Portland to talk to people about abortion, Alan noticed a possible new trend this year.

Blog Post | Bio-Ethics | Alan Shlemon | May 7, 2019

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 Black Box of IVF

Given the brave new world we live in, we can’t presume that medical technologies are consistent with Christian ethics. We must do our due diligence and investigate.

Blog Post | Bio-Ethics | Alan Shlemon | December 18, 2018

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

Scientism: An Obstacle to the Gospel

Scientism claims we can’t have knowledge about religion or ethics because the only way to know reality is through the five senses. Here are three reasons why this view is problematic.

Blog Post | Philosophy | Alan Shlemon | November 20, 2018