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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

If We Condemn Modern-Day Genocide, Why Don’t We Condemn God for Destroying the Canaanites?

A crucial difference between human beings and God explains His command to destroy the Canaanites, as this analogy makes clear.

Blog Post | Theology | Amy K. Hall | November 25, 2019

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 Sons Are Exempt from the Law

Some argue against Paul’s teachings about the Law by pointing to Jesus' words about following the Law in Matthew 5:17–20, but another passage in Matthew helps to clarify Jesus’ agreement with Paul.

Blog Post | Theology | Amy K. Hall | November 14, 2019

A Reminder of the Beauty of Justification by Faith and the Power of the Bible

Martin Luther sparked the Reformation when he began asking questions about how we can be righteous enough to escape God’s wrath. The answer he found in the Bible changed everything.

Blog Post | Theology | Amy K. Hall | October 30, 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

Why You Need to Fight Your Attraction to Pornography

Here are some words of hope and a way forward from a deeply thoughtful article by Matthew Anderson on how pornography violates love and our humanity.

Blog Post | Ethics | Amy K. Hall | September 18, 2019

When a Mentor Walks Away from Christianity

It’s disorienting when a mentor walks away from Christianity; the result can be grief, confusion, doubt, and even fear that it could happen to us. Here’s how we can think more clearly about this when it happens.

Blog Post | Theology | Amy K. Hall | September 11, 2019

On Sexual Purity and Advancing a Biblical Sexual Ethic

BreakPoint’s symposium on “purity culture” has some interesting thoughts from Christian thinkers on sexual purity and how we should advance the biblical sexual ethic.

Blog Post | Ethics | Amy K. Hall | August 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