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Navigating the Transgender Discussion

Here are five general guidelines that can help believers navigate their relationships with people who identify as transgender.

Article | Christianity & Culture | Alan Shlemon | September 1, 2017

Responding to Pride Month with Genuine Love

We’re called to love our LGBT neighbors—not a mere toleration of the person, but genuine, heartfelt love. But what does genuine love look like?

Article | Ethics | Tim Barnett | June 21, 2017

Rosaria Butterfield Interview with Greg Koukl

Openness Unhindered: Further Thoughts of an Unlikely Convert on Sexual Identity and Union with Christ

Article | Ethics | Greg Koukl | January 16, 2017

Are Christians to Blame for the Orlando Shooting?

Like you, I was horrified to hear of the tragic mass killing in Orlando last month. A man opened fire in an Orlando nightclub, killed 49 innocent human beings, and injured another 53. It was the largest mass shooting in U.S. history and the worst terrorist attack in the United States since September 11.

Article | Christianity & Culture | Alan Shlemon | July 1, 2016

Truth and Compassion in Action

Alan's monthly letter for March 2015 Gay activists prepared to protest FIRE Church in Concord, North Carolina. Their event leader posted their plan on Facebook: “We will have a silent protest as the service is going and let them have it as they leave for the day. Remember we will be peaceful and respectful, something they don’t understand. We are going to STAND TOGETHER AS A COMMUNITY to show that our love is stronger than their hate.”

Article | Christianity & Culture | Alan Shlemon | March 2, 2015

The Bible and Homosexuality (Video)

There are many different opinions on this divisive topic in the Church today. So what does the Bible say?

Article | Christianity & Culture | STR | December 16, 2014

How to Get Out of a Corner

The Christian gets pigeon-holed as the judgmental one, but everyone else is judging, too. It’s an inescapable consequence of believing in morality. I have a friend who is a deeply committed Christian woman and whose boss is a lesbian. That in itself isn’t a problem. My friend has the maturity to know you can’t expect non-Christians to live like Christians. But her boss posed a difficult question to her, and talking about it with you might help expand your horizons on how to get out of a tough situation.  

Article | Christianity & Culture | Greg Koukl | July 16, 2014

How to Get Out of a Corner

The Christian gets pigeon-holed as the judgmental one, but everyone else is judging, too. It’s an inescapable consequence of believing in morality. I have a friend who is a deeply committed Christian woman and whose boss is a lesbian. That in itself isn’t a problem. My friend has the maturity to know you can’t expect non-Christians to live like Christians. But her boss posed a difficult question to her, and talking about it with you might help expand your horizons on how to get out of a tough situation.  

Article | Christianity & Culture | Greg Koukl | July 15, 2014

What Does It Mean to Have Conversational Character? (Video)

Alan explains what it means to have good character when engaging in conversations regarding ethics, faith, and values.   

Article | Apologetics | Alan Shlemon | June 2, 2014

The S.L.E.D. Test

The SLED Test is a simple argument against abortion. The pro-life view is that the unborn are human beings just like you and me. That’s why it’s wrong to kill them. Although many abortion-choice advocates agree the unborn are human, they deny they are valuable human beings. They think this distinction justifies killing the unborn. Often they use personhood language to express this view. They say the unborn might be human, but it’s not a person.

Article | Bio-Ethics | Alan Shlemon | March 13, 2014