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Good Literature Provides More Than Amusement

Great stories educate, uplift, and teach morality, wisdom, and truth; but in our culture of death, the cheapening of life is ruining our stories.

Blog Post | Christianity & Culture | Alan Shlemon | January 23, 2018

Full of Facts, Empty of Knowledge and Virtue

Neil Postman predicted our downfall would come not from externally-imposed oppression but from the pursuit of trivial pleasure, and it seems he was right.

Blog Post | Christianity & Culture | Alan Shlemon | January 16, 2018

Why Is There So Much Evil? (Video)

Alan shares some thoughts regarding three realms of brokenness that produce evil in the world.

Blog Post | Ethics | Alan Shlemon | December 18, 2017

Compassion Means to Suffer With

If only our society would once again define compassion not as offering to help people kill themselves, but as offering to walk with them through a difficult time.

Blog Post | Bio-Ethics | Alan Shlemon | December 13, 2017

The LGBT’s False Dichotomy of Love and Hate

If we uphold Jesus’ teaching that sexual activity is reserved for a married man and woman, does that mean we hate LGBT people?

Blog Post | Ethics | Alan Shlemon | November 21, 2017

Why Do Other Religions Emphasize Works for Salvation? (Video)

In Christianity, salvation is a gift rather than a reward for works. Alan shares why Christianity is different from many other religions in this way.

Blog Post | Christianity & Culture | Alan Shlemon | November 6, 2017

Principles to Guide Your Relationships with Transgender Friends

Greg and Alan give Christians some principles to guide them in their relationships with people who identify as transgender.

Blog Post | Ethics | Alan Shlemon | September 15, 2017

Rethinking “God Hates the Sin but Loves the Sinner”

There are both practical and theological problems with telling someone, “God hates the sin but loves the sinner.” We have better news to tell than this.

Blog Post | Theology | Alan Shlemon | August 30, 2017

Our Hope Is Holiness

Whether you’re gay or straight, Jesus doesn’t guarantee you a life free from sexual temptation, but He will empower you to deny yourself and follow Him.

Blog Post | Apologetics | Alan Shlemon | August 15, 2017

Is Homosexuality Natural?

The answer to this question depends on how you define “natural.”

Blog Post | Ethics | Alan Shlemon | July 28, 2017