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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.  Transcript: 00:01 Was Jesus really tempted if He could not sin? 00:07 Well, the Bible clearly teaches that Jesus was tempted. So in one sense, the 00:12 answer is clear, right? I mean, Hebrews 4:15 says, "For we do not have a high

Video | | 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. 

Video | | Alan Shlemon | July 30, 2018

How Do You Revisit the Gospel with Someone Who Won't Listen?

Alan shares how to continue a Gospel-centered conversation with a friend or family member who says, "Enough of that!"

Video | | Alan Shlemon | July 16, 2018

Is It Reasonable to Vote Based on "Personal Religious Views"?

Should a Christian not vote against abortion because their view that abortion is murder is a theological claim, not a scientific claim? Alan responds to this question and shows how the premise is wrong to begin with. 

Video | | Alan Shlemon | July 2, 2018

Tactics for Online Discussions

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

Video | | Alan Shlemon | June 18, 2018

Can Atheists Ground the Claim That Abortion Is Wrong?

If a pro-life atheist doesn't believe in a Moral Law Giver, can their view be consistent? Transcript: 00:06 If atheists can't ground morality, can they be consistently pro-life? Well, if 00:12 the question is whether atheists can oppose abortion, then of course the 00:16 answer is yes. They can, in fact, fight against abortion laws, for example. But if

Video | | Alan Shlemon | May 28, 2018

What Is the Role of Faith Given That We Are Saved by Grace?

Alan explains what faith is and the role it plays in our salvation.

Video | | Alan Shlemon | May 7, 2018

What Follows If You Don't Believe Any Religion Is True?

Alan discusses the implications of not subscribing to a particular religion and the most probable beliefs that follow.

Video | | Alan Shlemon | April 16, 2018

Is Abortion the Same as Taking Someone off Life Support?

Some abortion-choice advocates claim that abortion is no different than taking someone off life support. Alan explains why that is not the case.  Transcript: 00:05 Is abortion no different than taking someone off life support? 00:10 Well, the short answer is abortion is very different than taking someone off

Video | | Alan Shlemon | April 9, 2018

Could God Be Merely a Function of the Brain?

Alan responds to an argument against God's existence. Transcript: 00:06 I've been asked if God could merely be a function of the brain. 00:10 And I'm presuming from the question that this person believes that if you can show God belief 00:15 comes from the brain, then therefore there's no God, or it's not rational to believe in Him.

Video | | Alan Shlemon | March 12, 2018