Category: The Big Questions

Review of Howard Van Till’s  “The Fourth Day: What the Bible and the Heavens are Telling Us About the Creation”

Review of Howard Van Till’s “The Fourth Day: What the Bible and the Heavens are Telling Us About the Creation”

| October 19, 2012

The following review was written by Joe Childers.  Joe is a science educator and an evangelical Christian. I’d like to recommend the book “The Fourth Day: What the Bible and the Heavens are Telling Us About the Creation” by Howard van Till and to discuss a concept that he describes better than any other author […]

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Part 3 – Four Questions – “Were Adam and Eve Real People.”

Part 3 – Four Questions – “Were Adam and Eve Real People.”

| October 19, 2012

This is the third installment answering questions posted by a Christian University student on evolution and the Bible.  He posed four questions and a series of follow up questions.  These questions were assigned to him at his school, which holds an anti-evolutionary, young-earth view. Part 1 covered the first of those questions.  Part 2 covered […]

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Common Ground.  Beliefs that are shared by Christians who accept evolution and those who do not.

Common Ground. Beliefs that are shared by Christians who accept evolution and those who do not.

| October 15, 2012

I’ve been referred to as a “heretic” and an “apostate” on a number of occasions, because I accept evolution as  science and as a part of Gods creation. I find this ironic as much of the anti-evolutionary and particularly young-earth doctrines and interpretations are very recent additions to Christianity.  Anti-evolutionary ideas are not accepted by […]

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Molecular Genetics and Primate Evolution By David Layzell and Graeme Finlay

Molecular Genetics and Primate Evolution By David Layzell and Graeme Finlay

| September 27, 2012

Molecular Genetics and Primate Evolution By David Layzell and Graeme Finlay Background This paper came out of two lectures run on 14th and 21st August 2010 by Graeme Finlay, Senior Lecturer in Scientific Pathology, University of Auckland, as part of the Continuing Education Programme of the University of Auckland. The lectures were entitled “The Human […]

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Four Questions – Part 2 – How Old is the Earth and Why?  Did Man and apes come from a common ancestor?

Four Questions – Part 2 – How Old is the Earth and Why? Did Man and apes come from a common ancestor?

| September 26, 2012

This is the second part of a series of articles addressing the questions of a Bible college student.  The student asked the following four questions and a series of follow-up questions of a facebook page  Theistic Evolution and a facebook group named Celebrating Creation through Natural Selection.  I compiled the answers given by many members […]

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G.O.I.N.G.  G.A.G.A.  Christians against Atomic Theory

G.O.I.N.G. G.A.G.A. Christians against Atomic Theory

| August 31, 2012

The following is parody.  I think it is effective and informative parody, as the movement that attempts to rescind the theory of evolution follows this guideline fairly directly. This is reposted from the blog of James McGrath Exploring Our Matrix .   I, David, am responsible for the addition of the images and their titles.  The […]

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Just a Hopeful Thought or my journey

Just a Hopeful Thought or my journey

| August 30, 2012

I grew up hearing sermons about the dangers of popular music styles and being present at record burnings. When I first started hearing artists like Steve Taylor and Petra, there were many sermons, tracts and books claiming that a Christian could not play rock music. There were a ton of ridiculous scare messages circulating, such […]

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An Evolutionary Love Story – A Rap Song

An Evolutionary Love Story – A Rap Song

| August 26, 2012

One of our artists Jawshewa El, a.k.a. Josh Laflin  shared his hip hop tune about the spiritual and intellectual reasons that Christians should stop denying evolution/ creation. An Evolutionary Love Story “An Evolutionary Love Story” – Joshua Laflin (aka Jahshewa El) 6/16/2012 verse 1. You’ll probably hate me for this but I feel it’s important, […]

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Life’s Origin: No Soup For You.

Life’s Origin: No Soup For You.

| August 26, 2012

Darwin’s Warm Little Pond You might remember from high school science class that life arose from some kind of primordial soup of inorganic chemicals.   This was the twentieth century’s version of Darwin’s “warm little pond” that he wrote about to his colleague Robert Hooker. “It is often said that all the conditions for the […]

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The Cradle of Life:  Deep Sea Alkaline Vents

The Cradle of Life: Deep Sea Alkaline Vents

| August 26, 2012

The famous Urey-Miller experiment from the 1950s has been taught in high school science class as an example of how life might have begun.   The idea of life beginning in what Darwin called a “warm little pond” had been around even before Darwin’s time.   The Urey-Miller experiment captured the attention of everyone, because […]

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