the BLOG

Explore by Topic

Explore by Format

Search Results | 65 results found

Isn't Intelligent Design Just a God-of-the-Gaps Argument? (Video)

Alan responds to the claim that intelligent design is just used to fill in gaps that science can't explain. COMMENTS Read more posts

Blog Post | Apologetics | Alan Shlemon | April 21, 2014

Why Talk About Abortion and Homosexuality So Much? (Video)

Alan explains how discussing controversial issues like abortion and homosexuality relates to sharing the Gospel.   COMMENTS Read more posts

Blog Post | Christianity & Culture | Alan Shlemon | March 24, 2014

What's the Best Passage About Homosexuality? (Video)

Alan shares which passage in the Bible is the most appropriate to use when discussing homosexuality. COMMENTS Read more posts

Blog Post | Apologetics | Alan Shlemon | December 30, 2013

Exodus International Is Closing

I was saddened and surprised to hear that Exodus International is closing down. For over a decade, I’ve benefited from their conferences, teachers, and insight. I’ve also referred many people with unwanted same-sex attractions to them. Since Exodus boasted the largest network of agencies providing therapy, they were one of my first go-to organizations when I needed to connect people to a trustworthy ministry.

Blog Post | Ethics | Alan Shlemon | June 21, 2013

What Are the Core Beliefs in Islam? (Video)

Different Muslims tell me different things about Islamic beliefs. How do I know which one of them is right?

Blog Post | Miscellaneous | Alan Shlemon | November 19, 2012

Truth and Compassion on Homosexuality?

A lot of people are skeptical about my talk titled, “Homosexuality: Truth and Compassion.” Many homosexuals scoff at the title. Many Christians are suspicious that compassion means compromise. But truth and compassion is about Christians balancing their convictions with a love towards homosexual men and women. It doesn’t mean compromise, although it might not be easy to practice either.

Blog Post | Miscellaneous | Alan Shlemon | November 13, 2012

Serving Arab Christians in Egypt

I spent half of this past July working in and around Cairo, Egypt. With the exception of a few days of rest and sightseeing (The Great Pyramid is truly “great”), my task was to equip Egyptian Christians in theology and apologetics. While in Cairo, I was able to rekindle friendships with many Egyptians I met last year while working in Beirut, Lebanon. I also gained insight into the unique challenges our brothers and sisters face in the Middle East.

Blog Post | Miscellaneous | Alan Shlemon | October 31, 2012

The Illogic of Religious Pluralism (Video)

How do you explain the illogic of religious pluralism?

Blog Post | Miscellaneous | Alan Shlemon | October 1, 2012

Motivating Pro-lifers (Video)

"I'm a pro-life advocate on a Christian university. What is your advice to motivate those who claim to be pro-life but never do anything about their beliefs?"

Blog Post | Bio-Ethics | Alan Shlemon | May 7, 2012

Alan on the RJ Moeller Show

While at Acton University last month, I met up with RJ Moeller, an advocate of "Mere Conservatism" and an

Blog Post | Miscellaneous | Alan Shlemon | July 6, 2011