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Religious Freedom Under Attack . . . Again

Last week, pastors in Texas faced an attack of their freedoms of religion and speech when city officials subpoenaed their sermons, and this week the attack centers on a couple in Idaho who own a wedding chapel and refuse …

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Partnering To Help Ebola Victims Physically and Spiritually

Some of the most physically and spiritually needy people of the world are in West Africa, where the Ebola virus has claimed the lives of more than 4,500 people and threatens to claim many more. Not only do many people …

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Will Biblical Creation Be Dead in 20 Years?

With millions watching this live debate on February 4, 2014, Bill Nye "the Science Guy” squared off with Answers in Genesis founder and president Ken Ham in a historic debate. Go behind the scenes and beyond the event with this book to get even more details on the topics discussed!

Earlier this month, Bill Nye (TV’s famous “Science Guy”) appeared on Global News’s The Morning Show on October 1, 2014 and, speaking about people who believe in biblical creation, boldly predicted that “In another 20 years those guys will be …

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Dinner and Discussion with Deborah?

I was quite aware that my blog about Dr. Deborah Haarsma, head of the theistic evolution group BioLogos, would generate a lot of feedback. Although I received an overwhelming amount of support for the blog, some people still questioned …

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New York Court May Grant “Personhood” to Tommy the Chimpanzee

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Human rights may no longer be just for humans. A group called the Nonhuman Rights Project is currently involved in a legal battle to get a 26-year-old chimpanzee named Tommy recognized as a legal person deserving of certain legal rights, …

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Evolutionary Biologist Gets It Right (Sort of)

For years evolutionists have been repeating the famous mantra of “nothing in biology makes sense except in light of evolution” in one form or another. Evolutionary biologist David P. Barash is the latest to make statements of this kind. He

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“Creationism Is About … ” Well, the Bible!

According to a science and religion blogger with the not-so-reliable Huffington Post, the evolution/creation debate is not about science or even the Bible—it’s about gay marriage! Well, that’s certainly news to me!

Writer Paul Wallace claims that he could …

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Should I Have Dinner with BioLogos?

I have been invited to dinner. BioLogos published an article this week with the following headline: Ken Ham, We Need a Better Conversation (Perhaps Over Dinner?)

But should I go to this proposed dinner?

Dr. Deborah Haarsma, president of the …

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Boy, Girl, or “Purple Penguin”?

According to news reports (including on Fox News yesterday), a school district in Lincoln, Nebraska has recently given its teachers a handout to promote gender inclusiveness in their classrooms. This handout encourages teachers to stop referring to students as “girls …

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Evolution—A Proven Fact?

I am constantly amazed when I see claims like this one:

If someone asks, “Do you believe in evolution?,” they are framing it wrong. That’s like asking, “Do you believe in blue?”

You see, “Evolution is a fact!” is the …

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