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If We’re Saved by Grace, What Is the Role of Faith? (Video)

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

Blog Post | Miscellaneous | Alan Shlemon | May 7, 2018

Aussie Apologetics

In a recent trip to Australia, Alan found that the cultural situation made Christians hungry for apologetics.

Blog Post | Miscellaneous | Alan Shlemon | February 14, 2018

Albania’s Hope Is the Gospel

Many young Albanians lack hope. Their country is reeling from the effects of communism, jobs are scarce, and their prospects for a prosperous future, even with a college education, are slim. But there is always hope in the Gospel.

Article | Miscellaneous | Alan Shlemon | June 8, 2017

Must a Muslim Also Present When a Christian Teaches on Islam?

Alan responds to a question he frequently receives when teaching on Islam.

Blog Post | Miscellaneous | Alan Shlemon | April 12, 2017

Never Read a Qur'anic Verse

Never try to understand the meaning of a passage without considering the context, whether it's the Bible or any other book.

Blog Post | Miscellaneous | Alan Shlemon | March 14, 2017

How Should You Talk to a Friend Who’s Gay?

Treat your gay friends the same way you would treat your heterosexual friends in similar circumstances.

Blog Post | Miscellaneous | Alan Shlemon | December 9, 2016

Naming the Clinical Efforts to Help People with Unwanted Same-Sex Attraction

Clinicians who help people with unwanted same-sex attraction have adopted a new term for their work that will more accurately communicate what they do.

Blog Post | Ethics | Alan Shlemon | November 8, 2016

Know Your Audience

I should have known better. This time, though, I didn’t pay attention. Perhaps I got comfortable, lazy, and sloppy. I didn’t follow a basic public speaking rule: know your audience.

Blog Post | Christianity & Culture | Alan Shlemon | August 16, 2016

Is Oral Tradition in Islam Reliable? (Video)

Alan explains how Islamic teachings were transmitted and compiled, especially regarding the words of Mohammed.

Blog Post | Miscellaneous | Alan Shlemon | August 15, 2016

The Pro-Life Mission

How do you create confidence in Christians who are able to share their pro-life convictions with anyone? Here’s a hint: It takes a lot more than a lecture, but it’s worth it. That’s what I did this summer with 45 high school students on the pro-life mission.

Article | Bio-Ethics | Alan Shlemon | August 8, 2016