the BLOG

Explore by Topic

Explore by Format

Search Results | 164 results found

It All Comes Back to God

Recognizing that our beliefs and values all come back to God reminds us that He is our foundation. It all starts with the first verse, “In the beginning, God…” and all things follow from there.

Article | Theology | Alan Shlemon | February 1, 2018

Apologetics Is Secondary to the Gospel

Alan responds to the challenge that his work is misguided because he cares more about apologetics than the Gospel.

Podcast Episode | Apologetics | Alan Shlemon | January 31, 2018

Why It’s Hard for Muslims to Convert

How do most Muslims become Muslim, and why is it difficult for them to convert to another religion?

Blog Post | Apologetics | Alan Shlemon | January 9, 2018

Apologetics Is Secondary to the Gospel

The first thing we should focus on is the Gospel, but many times, people express doubts, objections, or concerns with Christianity. That’s when apologetics comes in.

Article | Apologetics | Alan Shlemon | January 1, 2018

Focus on What Matters

When talking to your Muslim friends, the Gospel is offensive enough; don’t add any more offense to it.

Blog Post | Apologetics | Alan Shlemon | December 28, 2017

How Muslims Miss Christmas

This month is a perfect opportunity to tell our Muslim friends the story of Christmas. Since Jesus already holds an esteemed position in Islam, we already have a head start.

Blog Post | Theology | Alan Shlemon | December 22, 2017

Two Tactics to Rule Them All

Most bad ideas can be exposed with one of two tactics. If you learn them, you’ll be able to address numerous challenges on various topics.

Blog Post | Apologetics | Alan Shlemon | December 20, 2017

In the Beginning God…

Alan shows how you can use two simple questions to show that the Christian story of creation is true and reasonable.

Podcast Episode | Apologetics | Alan Shlemon | October 16, 2017

Racial Equality Makes Sense in the Christian Story

Most Americans believe people of all races and ethnicities are equally valuable. What worldview makes sense of this belief?

Blog Post | Apologetics | Alan Shlemon | October 10, 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