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How Critical Theory Suppresses Healthy (and Necessary) Arguments

Neil Shenvi explains how critical theory suppresses healthy arguments and why we should not let pressure from critical theorists prevent us from analyzing controversial topics.

Blog Post | Christianity & Culture | Amy K. Hall | December 5, 2019

#STRask - November 14, 2019

Alan fills in for Greg and answers questions about the image of God in the mentally disabled, the drawbacks of a homosexual lifestyle, and how to pray for a family member who says she’s bisexual.

Podcast Episode | Theology | Alan Shlemon | November 14, 2019

The Worldview of Philip Pullman’s “His Dark Materials”

A new series based on Philip Pullman’s “His Dark Materials” trilogy had a very successful premiere on television this week, and it could open up opportunities to talk to your friends about God.

Blog Post | Christianity & Culture | Amy K. Hall | November 6, 2019

Don’t Ignore Paul’s Warnings about Suffering

Paul says, “Indeed, all who desire to live godly in Christ Jesus will be persecuted” (2 Tim. 3:12). The question is, then, how do we prepare for it?

Blog Post | Christianity & Culture | Amy K. Hall | October 24, 2019

Be Friends with People Who Disagree with You

Alan talks about Ellen DeGeneres’s statement about being friends with people she disagrees with, answers questions about evidence vs. Holy Spirit and submitting to authority, then talks to Scott Symington about science and faith.

Podcast Episode | Christianity & Culture | Alan Shlemon | October 23, 2019

You Won’t Know You’re Faithful until You’re Tested

A slow buildup of scorn, day in and day out, can be harder to withstand than a dramatic incident of persecution. How does one gain the courage we’re all going to need?

Blog Post | Christianity & Culture | Amy K. Hall | August 15, 2019

Interview: Christopher Yuan – Holy Sexuality and the Gospel

Alan interviews Christopher Yuan about his new book, Holy Sexuality and the Gospel: Sex, Desire, and Relationships Shaped by God’s Grand Story.

Podcast Episode | Theology | Alan Shlemon | June 11, 2019

The Task of Cultural Apologetics

People in our culture are asking if Christianity is not only true, but also good and beautiful. This current emphasis fits right in with the task of cultural apologetics.

Blog Post | Christianity & Culture | Amy K. Hall | June 6, 2019

Are Anti-Abortion Laws Analogous to Sharia Law?

Are anti-abortion laws merely the Christian version of Sharia law, religious beliefs imposed on the rest of society?

Blog Post | Christianity & Culture | Alan Shlemon | June 5, 2019

More Thoughts on Holy Sexuality

Alan continues from the last podcast to reflect on the ideas in Christopher Yuan’s book Holy Sexuality, then he answers a question about the suppression of truth and talks about principles for churches navigating issues of homosexuality.

Podcast Episode | Theology | Alan Shlemon | May 31, 2019