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The Christian Story Is No Pagan Story

Critics of Christianity sometimes allege that our faith is similar to a pagan system since both require a sacrifice, but there are at least three significant differences.

Blog Post | Theology | Alan Shlemon | December 4, 2018

Does Gender Identity Matter?

What is gender? Is it malleable? Does it matter which gender we identify with? How should Christians think about this subject? Here are two key points Scripture makes on this subject.

Article | Theology | Alan Shlemon | November 1, 2018

The Imago Dei in Man

A rejection of the Judeo-Christian worldview and its idea that human beings are made in the image of God will destroy the foundation our culture has for believing in equal value and rights.

Article | Theology | Alan Shlemon | October 5, 2018

Does God Endorse Polygamy? (Video)

If God is opposed to polygamy, why does 2 Samuel 12:8 say that God gave David wives?

Blog Post | Theology | Alan Shlemon | October 1, 2018

reTHINK Apologetics Conference Post-Event Homework

There’s no point in reading God’s word if you misunderstand what it says. That’s where hermeneutics can help, and every believer should study it at some level. It’s that important.

Blog Post | Theology | Alan Shlemon | September 27, 2018

Is God a Sex Killjoy?

Alan addresses the concern some Christians have with God being so restrictive about sex.

Podcast Episode | Theology | Alan Shlemon | September 9, 2018

Is God a Sex Killjoy?

Why did God give us so many rules about sex?

Article | Theology | Alan Shlemon | September 1, 2018

#STRask - August 20, 2018

Alan Shlemon answers questions about whether the disciples believed in the resurrection, how one can “put a stone in the shoe” of students in a public school, finding a new church, and more.

Podcast Episode | Theology | Alan Shlemon | August 20, 2018

What Good Ambassadors for Christ Need to Know about Islam

Alan talks about what Christians need to know about Islam in order to be good ambassadors for Christ with their Muslim neighbors.

Podcast Episode | Theology | Alan Shlemon | August 17, 2018

Does Old Testament Polygamy Justify Same-Sex Marriage?

Is there a trajectory in the Bible towards more openness of sexual expression and an expansion of the definition of marriage? Here are six reasons to think otherwise.

Blog Post | Theology | Alan Shlemon | August 16, 2018