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Are Humans Ensouled at Conception?

Alan discusses whether humans are ensouled at conception and what happens when an embryo twins.

Video | | Alan Shlemon | November 12, 2018

What Establishes a Marriage According to the Bible?

Even though marriage ceremonies today look a lot different from those in biblical times, the nature of what makes a marriage hasn’t changed.

Video | | Alan Shlemon | October 22, 2018

Does God Endorse Polygamy?

If God is opposed to polygamy, why does 2 Samuel 12:8 say that God gave David wives?

Video | | Alan Shlemon | October 1, 2018

One Reason the Bible Is More Trustworthy Than the Qur'an

Alan explains why the Bible is more historically reliable than the Qur'an. 

Video | | Alan Shlemon | September 10, 2018

Was Jesus Really Tempted If He Could Not Sin?

Alan helps clarify how it was possible for Jesus to truly experience temptation even though he never would have given into it.  Transcript: 00:01 Was Jesus really tempted if He could not sin? 00:07 Well, the Bible clearly teaches that Jesus was tempted. So in one sense, the 00:12 answer is clear, right? I mean, Hebrews 4:15 says, "For we do not have a high

Video | | Alan Shlemon | August 13, 2018

How to Discuss Controversial Issues in the Church

Alan shares 3 things to remember when discussing controversial issues with other Christians. 

Video | | Alan Shlemon | July 30, 2018

How Do You Revisit the Gospel with Someone Who Won't Listen?

Alan shares how to continue a Gospel-centered conversation with a friend or family member who says, "Enough of that!"

Video | | Alan Shlemon | July 16, 2018

Is It Reasonable to Vote Based on "Personal Religious Views"?

Should a Christian not vote against abortion because their view that abortion is murder is a theological claim, not a scientific claim? Alan responds to this question and shows how the premise is wrong to begin with. 

Video | | Alan Shlemon | July 2, 2018

Tactics for Online Discussions

Alan shares important tips for having productive interactions about your convictions on the internet.

Video | | Alan Shlemon | June 18, 2018

Can Atheists Ground the Claim That Abortion Is Wrong?

If a pro-life atheist doesn't believe in a Moral Law Giver, can their view be consistent? Transcript: 00:06 If atheists can't ground morality, can they be consistently pro-life? Well, if 00:12 the question is whether atheists can oppose abortion, then of course the 00:16 answer is yes. They can, in fact, fight against abortion laws, for example. But if

Video | | Alan Shlemon | May 28, 2018