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Do Our Souls Continue to Develop in Heaven? (Video)

Alan distinguishes between two types of soul development and shares his thoughts on which one we'll experience in Heaven.

Blog Post | Philosophy | Alan Shlemon | January 22, 2018

Full of Facts, Empty of Knowledge and Virtue

Neil Postman predicted our downfall would come not from externally-imposed oppression but from the pursuit of trivial pleasure, and it seems he was right.

Blog Post | Christianity & Culture | Alan Shlemon | January 16, 2018

Why It’s Hard for Muslims to Convert

How do most Muslims become Muslim, and why is it difficult for them to convert to another religion?

Blog Post | Apologetics | Alan Shlemon | January 9, 2018

Focus on What Matters

When talking to your Muslim friends, the Gospel is offensive enough; don’t add any more offense to it.

Blog Post | Apologetics | Alan Shlemon | December 28, 2017

How Muslims Miss Christmas

This month is a perfect opportunity to tell our Muslim friends the story of Christmas. Since Jesus already holds an esteemed position in Islam, we already have a head start.

Blog Post | Theology | Alan Shlemon | December 22, 2017

Two Tactics to Rule Them All

Most bad ideas can be exposed with one of two tactics. If you learn them, you’ll be able to address numerous challenges on various topics.

Blog Post | Apologetics | Alan Shlemon | December 20, 2017

Why Is There So Much Evil? (Video)

Alan shares some thoughts regarding three realms of brokenness that produce evil in the world.

Blog Post | Ethics | Alan Shlemon | December 18, 2017

Compassion Means to Suffer With

If only our society would once again define compassion not as offering to help people kill themselves, but as offering to walk with them through a difficult time.

Blog Post | Bio-Ethics | Alan Shlemon | December 13, 2017

Debating Christian Physicalism

Alan reflects on a panel discussion he saw at the recent Evangelical Theological Society annual meeting.

Blog Post | Philosophy | Alan Shlemon | December 7, 2017

Do You Need Religion to Have Morals? (Video)

Alan responds to an atheist's challenge: "You don't need religion to have morals." 

Blog Post | Philosophy | Alan Shlemon | December 4, 2017