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Quick Thought - Avoid Sheltering Kids Too Much

There are legitimate things to want to shelter your kids from. However, there are some things that are appropriate to expose our kids to.

Quick Thought | Miscellaneous | Alan Shlemon | May 20, 2015

Quick Thought - The Power of Context

Several years ago I went to a state prison because the chaplain wanted me to equip the Christians prisoners to witness to the Muslim prisoners.

Quick Thought | Apologetics | Alan Shlemon | June 4, 2015

Quick Thought - My Body, My Choice?

The unborn is not part of the mother's body, but rather a separate body that lies within her. Scientifically, there are a number of qualities and characteristics that are different about the unborn and the mother. 

Quick Thought | Bio-Ethics | Alan Shlemon | June 11, 2015

Quick Thought - Rules of Engagement

There are two basic rules of engagement that must be remembered when discussing your spiritual and moral convictions. Here are the rules: Rule #1: If you get angry, you lose. Rule #2: If they get angry, you lose.

Quick Thought | Apologetics | Tim Barnett | June 12, 2015

Are All Sins Equal to God?

It is very common among Christians to hear that all sins are equal. But is that really true? Are all sins equal to God?

Quick Thought | Philosophy | Tim Barnett | June 26, 2015

Quick Thought - Don't Give Up Your Christian Convictions

There’s no need to change your religious convictions in order to treat people you disagree with like any other person that you respect. That’s why I’m mystified by the trend of some Christians to abandon their Christian theology and adopt pro-gay theology, then go back to the Bible to try and reinterpret the biblical passages to make them sound gay-affirming.

Quick Thought | Christianity & Culture | Alan Shlemon | July 7, 2015

Quick Thought - Is the Father Greater than the Son?

This is a very common objection you will hear from Jehovah’s Witnesses when they come to your door. They will cite a verse like John 14:28, where Jesus says, “You heard me say to you, ‘I am going away, and I will come to you.’ If you loved me, you would have rejoiced, because I am going to the Father, for the Father is greater than I.”

Quick Thought | Apologetics | Tim Barnett | September 4, 2015

God’s Judgment Is According to the Light Available

If faith in Jesus is the only means by which we can be saved, how can God judge the person who has never heard about Jesus? This common challenge appears to strike at the heart of God’s divine justice. 

Quick Thought | Apologetics | Tim Barnett | October 7, 2015

Was Jesus the First Created Being?

Scripture is clear that Jesus is the eternal, uncreated One. When Christians try to argue for the deity of Christ, Jehovah’s Witnesses are quick to bring up Colossians 1:15. Paul writes, “He is the image of the invisible God, the firstborn of all creation” (Col. 1:15). The modern English translations and the New World Translation agree on the translation of the text. However, the Christian and Jehovah’s Witness differ with their interpretation of the text. 

Quick Thought | Apologetics | Tim Barnett | November 13, 2015

Darwinism Is Anti-Science

Alan explains how Darwinism is controlled by a presupposition that makes it closed-minded and anti-science. Darwinists around the world celebrated the 200th anniversary of Charles Darwin’s birth on February 12, 2010. Darwin parties will continue all year since November 22nd will also mark the 150th anniversary of Darwin’s landmark book, On the Origin of Species. It’s a momentous year for all things Darwin.

Quick Thought | Apologetics | Alan Shlemon | March 6, 2013