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STR speaker Alan Shlemon provides a monthly update while answering questions across a wide range of topics including criticisms of Christianity.

Thinking Out Loud with Alan Shlemon Alan Shlemon

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STR speaker Alan Shlemon provides a monthly update while answering questions across a wide range of topics including criticisms of Christianity.

    Should We Divide over Homosexuality?

    Should We Divide over Homosexuality?

    The culture has been pressuring Christians to pick a side: celebrate homosexuality and same-sex unions or continue to consider them sinful. Alan discusses whether Christians should divide over this question or can we agree to disagree?Download the mp3...

    Is Abortion before Implantation Biblically Permissible?

    Is Abortion before Implantation Biblically Permissible?

    While speaking on embryonic stem cell research at a church recently, Alan was challenged by an attendee. She made an argument that, based on Leviticus 17:11, killing a developing human being before implantation could be morally permissible. Alan responds to this question in today’s episode.Download the mp3...

    Upgrade Your Tactics with Knowledge

    Upgrade Your Tactics with Knowledge

    The Columbo Tactic – asking question – is powerful. But what if you could amplify the impact you make with it? In this episode, Alan explains how to upgrade your approach to create even more powerful questions.Download the mp3...

    What’s the Best Explanation?

    What’s the Best Explanation?

    Alan explains how to use a common yet powerful question to help point people to God.Download the mp3...

    Should We Downplay the “Clobber Passages” on Homosexuality?

    Should We Downplay the “Clobber Passages” on Homosexuality?

    Alan talks about the six verses in Scripture that address homosexuality and how pro-gay theology advocates love to call them “clobber passages.”Download the mp3...

    The Miracles of Materialism

    The Miracles of Materialism

    Alan explains how the atheist’s materialistic worldview makes several miracle claims to explain reality.Download the mp3...

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