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Do Abortion Restrictions Force Women to Become Parents?

No one should be forced to become a parent against her will, but this is not the situation we face with abortion.

Blog Post | Bio-Ethics | Amy K. Hall | January 11, 2017

Tips for Discussing Abortion Online

Here are three tips to help you have more effective online conversations about abortion, each one corresponding to an essential attribute of an ambassador for Christ.

Blog Post | Bio-Ethics | Tim Barnett | January 6, 2017

A Pro-Choice Atheist’s Inconsistency

One of the ways to be a good ambassador for Christ is to be a good listener. Oftentimes, we are so busy trying to win the argument that we fail to listen to the person making the argument. I believe that we would be much more effective if we would just stop talking and start listening. It has been my experience that if you listen to an atheist long enough, they will give you the rope to hang their arguments with.

Blog Post | Apologetics | Tim Barnett | March 9, 2016

October Newsletters: Faith, Abortion, and Youth Ministry

Tim’s, Alan’s, and Brett’s October newsletters are now posted on the website:

Blog Post | Apologetics | Amy K. Hall | October 27, 2015

A Secular Argument for Intrinsic Human Value

If we can convince people our value comes not from the abilities we’re expressing at a particular moment in time but from the kind of being we are...then a case for universal intrinsic human value can be made.

Blog Post | Apologetics | Amy K. Hall | September 4, 2015

Every Parent Is in Youth Ministry

I believe parents are responsible for their children’s spiritual training. Of course, pastors, youth leaders, and Sunday school teachers can help. But parents have to do most of the work. Frankly, that makes me nervous. I’m still going to try my best, though. Last month, I took my son to the center of UCLA’s campus during an abortion protest and had him engage abortion-choice advocates that were twice his age. I know that sounds a little crazy, but I’m a firm believer in the principle of inoculation.

Blog Post | Apologetics | Alan Shlemon | June 23, 2015

You're Not Really Pro-Life Unless...

The objection that pro-life advocates or organizations aren’t really pro-life because they don’t also advocate [fill in the blank] is one you’ll encounter. Scott Klusendorf responds to this "single issue objection" in The Case for Life:

Blog Post | Apologetics | Amy K. Hall | December 5, 2014

Links Mentioned on the 8/26/14 Show

The following are links that were either mentioned on this week's show or inspired by it, as posted live on the @STRtweets Twitter feed:

Blog Post | Apologetics | STR | August 26, 2014

Links Mentioned on the 8/19/14 Show

The following are links that were either mentioned on this week's show or inspired by it, as posted live on the @STRtweets Twitter feed:

Blog Post | Apologetics | STR | August 19, 2014

New Quick-Reference App

Our popular quick-reference guides on tactics and same-sex marriage give succinct summaries of the arguments involved with each of those issues. And now we’ve put our quick-reference material into a nifty app for you—not just with text, but also with videos.

Blog Post | Apologetics | Amy K. Hall | August 15, 2014