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Let’s Teach Our Kids to Discern

It’s no secret that government schools in the United States and around the world mostly teach that the earth has existed for billions of years, that people evolved from ape-like creatures, and that human life has no purpose or meaning …

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Questioning Cosmos

I expect that an anti-biblical American TV series will soon be used in public schools across the country, and I want parents to be prepared to counter the series’ evolutionary arguments from a biblical standpoint.

Early this year, the 13-episode …

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Is the Pope Right That “God Is Not Afraid of New Things”?

Pope Francis is not the first religious leader who has endorsed evolution and the big bang, but he is certainly one of the most influential.

Following in the tradition of other recent popes, Pope Francis has compromised biblical authority in …

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Does Religion Make You More Moral?

A recent news article boldly proclaims, “It’s Official: Religion Doesn’t Make You More Moral.” The article claims that “a recent study in Science aimed at uncovering how we experience morality in our everyday lives suggests that religious people are no …

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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

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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

A chimpanzee at the Los Angeles Zoo. Photo courtesy of Wikimedia Commons, http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Lightmatter_chimp.jpg

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 …

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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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