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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

The Cost Muslims Pay for Missing Jesus

Muslims hold a deficient and distorted view of Jesus. It’s a tragic case of mistaken identity with dire consequences. Here are three ways Muslims mistake the true Jesus.

Article | Theology | Alan Shlemon | May 1, 2017

Did the Council of Nicea Invent the Deity of Christ?

Many people think Emperor Constantine invented the deity of Christ in the fourth century, but a look at quotes from the early church fathers shows this is not the case.

Article | Apologetics | Tim Barnett | November 18, 2016

If Sin Is Finite, Why Is Hell Eternal?

Why would God punish non-believers with an eternity in Hell for a finite amount of sin? People who raise this complaint fail to understand the nature of two things: the nature of the offender and the nature of the offended.

Article | Apologetics | Alan Shlemon | November 2, 2016

Is Beauty in the Eye of the Beholder?

Just like God’s rational nature grounds rational truth and His moral nature grounds moral truth, God’s aesthetic nature is the grounding of aesthetic truth.

Article | Apologetics | Brett Kunkle | September 19, 2016

One God. One Son. One Way. Here’s Why. - Mentoring Letter June 2016

STR speaker, Alan Shlemon, recently wrote about a Tweet he sent that packed a lot of theology into 138 characters. I liked it so much I’m passing his advice on to you. Here’s what Alan wrote. Twitter is not the place to post profound theology. You’re limited to 140 characters to make your point. Nevertheless, I recently tweeted the reason Jesus is the only way to Heaven and had two characters to spare! 

Article | Apologetics | Greg Koukl | June 1, 2016

Tweeting the Only Way to Heaven

Twitter is not the place to post profound theology. You only get 140 characters (including spaces) to say something. Nevertheless, I recently posted on Twitter the reason why Jesus is the only way to Heaven (and I did it with two characters to spare!). I wrote: “There’s only one way to Heaven because there’s only one God that exists who’s made only one offer of forgiveness through His only one Son.” Though I didn’t write a lot, I still said a lot. It just needs to be unpacked.

Article | Apologetics | Alan Shlemon | April 8, 2016

Interview with Michael Kruger on Bart Ehrman

Stand to Reason Interview with Michael Kruger about Bart Ehrman’s Article:

Article | Apologetics | Greg Koukl | March 29, 2016

Was Adam a Real Person?

Last month I was asked to speak at a church on the question “Should Christians Embrace Evolution?” The way you answer this question depends entirely on what you mean by evolution. Broadly speaking, evolution can be divided into two categories: microevolution and macroevolution. Microevolution, or small-scale biological change, is obviously true and is virtually accepted by everyone. Macroevolution, on the other hand, is much more controversial.

Article | Apologetics | Tim Barnett | February 22, 2016

The Gospel According to Columbo

What if Lieutenant Columbo was a Christian? Instead of solving a crime, his task would be to present the Gospel. What would he say? How would he say it?

Article | Apologetics | Alan Shlemon | February 8, 2016