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October Newsletters: Faith, Abortion, and Youth Ministry

Tim’s, Alan’s, and Brett’s October newsletters are now posted on the website:

Blog Post | Apologetics | Amy K. Hall | October 27, 2015

reTHINK Live Stream Tonight and Tomorrow

The plenary sessions of the Dallas reTHINK Apologetics Conference will be live streamed here tonight and tomorrow. You can see the schedule here (Central Time). COMMENTS Read more posts

Blog Post | Apologetics | Amy K. Hall | October 23, 2015

Challenge: Isn’t Selling Organs for Research a Good Thing?

Today’s challenge is from a question Alan received on Facebook: Even though abortion is wrong, isn’t selling the tissue and organs to further medical research a good thing? Aren’t we at least making something good out of a bad situation? How would you respond to this? Let us know in the comments below. To hear Alan’s answer, be back here on Thursday to see his video.

Blog Post | Bio-Ethics | Amy K. Hall | October 6, 2015

Challenge Response: If Jesus Had Risen, Everyone Would Have Converted

Here's my response to this week's challenge: COMMENTS

Blog Post | Apologetics | Alan Shlemon | August 27, 2015

Challenge Response: Either Accept All the Miracles, or Reject Them

Here's my response to this week's challenge: COMMENTS

Blog Post | Apologetics | Alan Shlemon | July 30, 2015

Every Parent Is in Youth Ministry

I believe parents are responsible for their children’s spiritual training. Of course, pastors, youth leaders, and Sunday school teachers can help. But parents have to do most of the work. Frankly, that makes me nervous. I’m still going to try my best, though. Last month, I took my son to the center of UCLA’s campus during an abortion protest and had him engage abortion-choice advocates that were twice his age. I know that sounds a little crazy, but I’m a firm believer in the principle of inoculation.

Blog Post | Apologetics | Alan Shlemon | June 23, 2015

Challenge: When Did You Choose Your Heterosexuality?

Here’s a challenge I was just asked to respond to: When did you choose your heterosexuality?

Blog Post | Ethics | Amy K. Hall | May 19, 2015

Challenge Response: Animals Also Feel Pain and Suffer

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Blog Post | Bio-Ethics | Alan Shlemon | March 12, 2015

The STR Place Challenges

We started the weekly challenges back in 2010 on STR Place’s blog (our youth site). When we closed STR Place a couple of years later (student resources can now be found here on our main website), we began posting the challenges biweekly here at this blog. That means there’s two years’ worth of challenges on our old youth blog that most of you have never seen.

Blog Post | Apologetics | Amy K. Hall | December 23, 2014

Challenge: You Don’t Need Religion to Distinguish Right from Wrong

We’re going to take on one last challenge from “How to Argue That God Does Not Exist” today (see here and here for the previous ones):

Blog Post | Apologetics | Amy K. Hall | November 11, 2014