Archive for the 'Thoughts and Things' Category

Does the Grand Canyon Confirm Geologic Evolution?

A recent college basketball broadcast on ESPN TV turned into a quick creation vs. evolution discussion, which included a reference to the Grand Canyon of Arizona as an apparent argument for “evolution.” Bill Walton, a retired NBA basketball player who …

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The Secular Neanderthal Story Changes Again

For years I’ve been challenging Christians to start their thinking on God’s unchanging Word and not on man’s changing, fallible interpretation of the past. The evolutionary story is changing daily with each new discovery and previously known “facts” are being …

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It’s Really Atheism for Kids!

For many years now, Child Evangelism Fellowship (CEF) has been hosting the Good News Club. This after-school club meets in schools, homes, and churches to “evangelize boys and girls with the Gospel of the Lord Jesus Christ and establish …

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Patterns of Evidence: Exodus

Are you equipped to answer skeptical questions about the biblical Exodus, especially now with the recent Christian Bale film on Moses and the Exodus being on many people’s minds? Most scholars and archaeologists today will tell you that there is …

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The Master’s College Essay Contest

Our good friend David Wheaton, head of the ministry The Christian Worldview (also the title of his national radio broadcast) and a world-ranked tennis player, has reminded me of his annual essay contest that offers scholarship money to attend The …

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Delighting in God’s Word

I love Psalm 119:

I will meditate on Your precepts, and contemplate Your ways. I will delight myself in Your statutes; I will not forget Your word. Deal bountifully with Your servant, that I may live and keep Your word. 

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How Did Snakes Get Their Venomous Bite?

Mohave rattlesnake

Image credit: by Lvthn13 via Wikimedia Commons

If God called His creation “very good,” then why does it include dangerous venomous snakes today? Are secular researchers on the right track as they examine the snake genome in order …

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The Templeton Connection

What’s the connection between the John Templeton Foundation and once-famous evangelist Charles Templeton, other than the last names?

John Templeton Foundation

Well, the John Templeton Foundation is a fund that seeks to be “a philanthropic catalyst for discoveries relating to …

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The Devolution of a Creationist

Recently a blog post appeared on the BioLogos website (an organization that promotes compromising Genesis with millions of years and evolution, and spreads that message to the church) written by a recent homeschool graduate who describes his switch from accepting …

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Some Ramblings from Down Under

My wife and I arrived in Brisbane, Australia on November 14 (we are visiting aged parents in ill health), the day before the G20 Summit that was held in Brisbane. President Obama, along with leaders from several other countries (including …

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