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Was Jesus Really Tempted if He Could Not Sin?

Alan helps clarify how it was possible for Jesus to truly experience temptation even though He never would have given into it.

Blog Post | Theology | Alan Shlemon | August 13, 2018

How to Discuss Controversial Issues in the Church

Alan shares 3 things to remember when discussing controversial issues with other Christians. 

Blog Post | Theology | Alan Shlemon | July 30, 2018

The Hardest Question to Answer

The most difficult question to answer isn’t what you might expect.

Blog Post | Theology | Alan Shlemon | July 17, 2018

Was Jesus a Religious Pluralist?

Some say Jesus never claimed to be the only way to God, but here are two famous verses that say otherwise.

Blog Post | Theology | Alan Shlemon | July 3, 2018

Is It Reasonable to Vote Based on “Personal Religious Views”? (Video)

Is Christian opposition to abortion based on “personal religious views” that should not affect their votes?

Blog Post | Bio-Ethics | Alan Shlemon | July 2, 2018

The Gospel Is for People Like Us

We don’t reach out to non-Christians because they’re different from us. We reach out because they’re like us. We were once God’s enemy, and now we proclaim the message of reconciliation.

Blog Post | Theology | Alan Shlemon | June 20, 2018

Tactics for Online Discussions (Video)

Alan shares important tips for having productive interactions about your convictions on the internet.

Blog Post | Christianity & Culture | Alan Shlemon | June 18, 2018

Did Jesus Demand We Kill His Enemies?

Jesus’ words in Luke 19:27, “Bring them here and kill them in front of me,” are a great example of how reading a single verse out of context can easily lead to misinterpretations.

Blog Post | Theology | Alan Shlemon | May 22, 2018

Double the Trouble if You Ignore the Context

If you try to determine the meaning of a biblical text without reading its context, you’ll create two problems that will hinder your understanding of the passage.

Blog Post | Theology | Alan Shlemon | May 8, 2018

Christian, Read This Bill

Alliance Defending Freedom summarizes their concern with this bill by stating that it is “content-based speech regulation and impermissibly burdens free exercise of religion.”

Blog Post | Christianity & Culture | Alan Shlemon | April 24, 2018