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Can Theistic Evolutionists and Biblical Creationists Have a Dialogue?

That was the central theme of the conference I presented at last week titled, “Exploring Origins: Nazarenes in Dialogue.” The conference was held on the campus of Point Loma Nazarene University and was co-sponsored by BioLogos. I grew up …

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A Blast from the Past

Evolutionists seek to “place a chimpanzee in the manger, a gorilla on the cross, and a monkey in Joseph’s tomb.”

A few weeks ago, my Dad was sorting through some old papers that had belonged to his parents and came …

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Do Your Kids Know the ABCs? (And I Don’t Mean the Letters)

A few weeks ago, I received this testimony about AiG resources from Kathy, a senior pastor’s wife in Nevada.

I really want to encourage you, Dr. Purdom, and the work you are doing with Answers in Genesis. We, at Calvary

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Challenging Nazarenes in West Virginia

This past weekend I had the opportunity to speak at Dunbar Church of the Nazarene in Dunbar, West Virginia. This was a special privilege for me because I was raised in the Nazarene church and taught for six years as …

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Clergy Convicting Congregation with the 7 C’s

The catchy blog post title is what happens when a scientist tries to be creative and make every word start with the letter C. In a few weeks I will be traveling to Dunbar, West Virginia, to speak at …

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Love, John MacArthur, and Joel Osteen

A few weeks ago on my Facebook page I posted an excerpt from a sermon by John MacArthur in which he exposed the false doctrine that is being preached by well-known pastor Joel Osteen. I was disappointed and discouraged by …

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Why People Are Atheists and Why the Answers in Genesis Ministry Is So Important—Part 2

Continuing on my blog post from Tuesday, below are some excerpts from atheists explaining the difficulty they had with explanations about Genesis and answers to their questions about the Bible from church leadership.

Matthew Donica posted:

I was born into

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Church Hymn Incorporates Evolution

I was browsing through several blogs yesterday and came across a scientist (and evolutionist) “praising” a hymn she had recently sung at a United Church of Christ. Of course, if an evolutionist is going to praise a hymn, it piques …

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Can a Pastor in a Church Be an Atheist?

In the Netherlands the answer is yes. Reverend Klass Hendrikse is a priest in the Protestant Church in the Netherlands and believes that God is not supernatural. In a recent BBC article, he states the following:

When it [God]

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Middle Schoolers and Biblical Authority

Teri is a good friend who I met when we adopted our daughter from China. Her daughter and mine spent the first year of their life in the same orphanage, and we got to experience together the joy of seeing …

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