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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

Debating Christian Physicalism

Alan reflects on a panel discussion he saw at the recent Evangelical Theological Society annual meeting.

Blog Post | Philosophy | Alan Shlemon | December 7, 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

Free Will Makes Sense in the Christian Story

Most of us believe the decisions we make with our minds are not determined by physical forces. What story of creation can account for such free-willed decisions?

Blog Post | Apologetics | Alan Shlemon | September 26, 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

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

False Dichotomy in “Is Genesis History?”

Alan expresses a concern about the new movie “Is Genesis History?”

Blog Post | Theology | Alan Shlemon | March 1, 2017

Homosexuality and the Bible - Introduction (Video)

One of the latest videos from the Stand to Reason Quick-Reference App on the Reformation Project.

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

How Should You Talk to a Friend Who’s Gay?

Treat your gay friends the same way you would treat your heterosexual friends in similar circumstances.

Blog Post | Miscellaneous | Alan Shlemon | December 9, 2016