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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

Why Is Jesus Necessary?

Alan answers the question why Jesus is necessary by explaining how the Gospel works in non-Christian lingo.

Podcast Episode | Theology | Alan Shlemon | May 5, 2018

Why Is Jesus Necessary?

What’s the reason for placing such prime importance on Jesus? This question isn’t a pointless philosophical reflection. It’s the core concern of Christianity.

Article | Theology | Alan Shlemon | May 1, 2018

Doing Church Biblically Can Be Messy

It would often be easier to compromise, but we’re called to do church God’s way, even if it’s the more messy, difficult, and uncomfortable way.

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

A Biased Perspective on Pro-Gay Theology

When Christopher Yuan became a Christian, he had every reason to accept pro-gay theology; but when he studied it, here’s what he found.

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

It All Comes Back to God

Alan talks about how every apologetic subject comes back to God and that often times it’s more prudent to discuss God’s existence rather than a secondary issue.

Podcast Episode | Apologetics | Alan Shlemon | March 5, 2018

Do our souls continue to develop in heaven?

Alan answers the question of whether our soul continues to develop in heaven and, if so, in what way or capacity.

Podcast Episode | Theology | Alan Shlemon | February 27, 2018

Does My Question for Pro-Gay Theology Advocates Have a Fourth Option?

Alan posed a question to pro-gay theology advocates: Should we believe that Jesus was wrong, the Church has been wrong, or you are wrong? But is there a fourth option?

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

A Question to Ask Those Who Adopt Pro-Gay Theology

Those who adopt pro-gay theology are asking us to believe one of three options. Which of the following should we believe?

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