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Does the Biblical Teaching on Homosexuality Inflame Violence? (Video)

Alan responds to the question of whether or not the classical biblical teaching on sexuality causes violence. 

Blog Post | Christianity & Culture | Alan Shlemon | February 5, 2018

Does Social Media Help or Harm Our Kids?

An upcoming film will address the effects of smartphones and social media to help parents navigate the challenges in this technology-filled world.

Blog Post | Christianity & Culture | Alan Shlemon | January 30, 2018

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

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

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

Must a Muslim Also Present When a Christian Teaches on Islam?

Alan responds to a question he frequently receives when teaching on Islam.

Blog Post | Miscellaneous | Alan Shlemon | April 12, 2017

Marriage Doctrine Alone Disqualifies Pro-Gay Theology

Even if you set aside the biblical texts that prohibit same-sex relations, you can still make a solid case against pro-gay theology by simply looking at Scripture’s teaching on marriage.

Blog Post | Theology | Alan Shlemon | March 28, 2017