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Alan shares important tips for having productive interactions about your convictions on the internet.
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
Alan explains what faith is and the role it plays in our salvation.
Alan discusses the implications of not subscribing to a particular religion and the most probable beliefs that follow.
Some abortion-choice advocates claim that abortion is no different than taking someone off life support. Alan explains why that is not the case. Transcript: 00:05 Is abortion no different than taking someone off life support? 00:10 Well, the short answer is abortion is very different than taking someone off
Alan responds to an argument against God's existence. Transcript: 00:06 I've been asked if God could merely be a function of the brain. 00:10 And I'm presuming from the question that this person believes that if you can show God belief 00:15 comes from the brain, then therefore there's no God, or it's not rational to believe in Him.
Alan responds to the question: If going to Heaven is so great, why do Christians want to prolong unhappy life on Earth? Transcript: 00:06 The challenge question I was asked recently is this: If going to Heaven is so great, why 00:11 do Christians fight against euthanasia laws? 00:13 And I would say that's because it's wrong to use an evil means to secure a good end.
Alan responds to the question of whether or not the classical biblical teaching on sexuality causes violence. Transcript: 00:05 Doesn't the Christian position that homosexuality is sin inflame violence 00:10 against the LGBT community? Now, there are at least three reasons why I don't think
Alan distinguishes between two types of soul development and shares his thoughts on which one we'll experience in Heaven. Transcript: 00:05 I've been asked if our soul continues to develop in Heaven. Now, before we answer
Alan shares some thoughts regarding three realms of brokenness that produce evil in the world. Transcript: 00:06 I've been asked a simple question: Why is there so much evil? And to me, the answer 00:11 is also simple. It's because creation and everything in it is broken. Right, we live