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Give Alan a Call Tuesday

Call the podcast with your questions and challenges for Alan Shlemon during the live program, 4:00–5:00 p.m. (PT), at (855) 243-9975. Outside the U.S., call (562) 424-8229.

Blog Post | Apologetics | STR | October 21, 2019

You Won’t Know You’re Faithful until You’re Tested

A slow buildup of scorn, day in and day out, can be harder to withstand than a dramatic incident of persecution. How does one gain the courage we’re all going to need?

Blog Post | Christianity & Culture | Amy K. Hall | August 15, 2019

The Task of Cultural Apologetics

People in our culture are asking if Christianity is not only true, but also good and beautiful. This current emphasis fits right in with the task of cultural apologetics.

Blog Post | Christianity & Culture | Amy K. Hall | June 6, 2019

Critical Theory vs. Christianity

The ideas of critical theory are driving much of our current cultural conversation, even among some Christians, but are they compatible with Christianity?

Blog Post | Christianity & Culture | Amy K. Hall | May 23, 2019

Your Role as Christ’s Ambassador Starts in Your Neighborhood

Your role as Christ’s ambassador starts in your home, your neighborhood, your community, with the people you know personally, not with politics.

Blog Post | Christianity & Culture | Amy K. Hall | December 13, 2018

Help Your Child Think Clearly and Graciously about Homosexuality

A father asked for advice on what to do when his 12-year-old daughter was required to read a book that prominently features a gay character. Here’s the advice Amy gave him.

Blog Post | Christianity & Culture | Amy K. Hall | December 11, 2018

A Foundation for Friendships in Politically Contentious Times

It’s natural for political views to strain friendships, but, as Christians, we need not let instrumentally valuable politics destroy intrinsically valuable relationships.

Blog Post | Christianity & Culture | Amy K. Hall | November 1, 2018

A Victory for Free Speech in the UK

The UK Supreme Court has upheld the free speech rights of bakers who declined to make a “Support Gay Marriage” cake, saying they were not discriminating against the customer because of his sexual orientation.

Blog Post | Christianity & Culture | Amy K. Hall | October 11, 2018

If We Lose the Meaning of “Justice,” We Lose the Gospel

Our ability to explain the gospel depends on our culture’s ability to understand the concept of justice, but use of the term “social justice” has been causing our understanding of justice to drift.

Blog Post | Christianity & Culture | Amy K. Hall | September 18, 2018

California Lawmakers Decide the Unique Contributions of Women Matter Now

A California bill mandating a quota for women on corporate boards is ready to be signed into law, but aren’t these lawmakers being a little inconsistent?

Blog Post | Christianity & Culture | Amy K. Hall | September 12, 2018