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How Does Science Show That God Is a Personal Being?

October 11, 2018

The experimental and observational evidence that the universe has a beginning in finite time establishes that the universe must have some kind of Beginner. Space-time……

God's Existence

Miracles of the Mid-Pleistocene Transition, Part 1

October 01, 2018

This blog is the first of a three-part series on new scientific discoveries and research that reveal the hitherto unrecognized miraculous nature of a recent……

Global Warming

Miracles of the Mid-Pleistocene Transition, Part 2

October 08, 2018

In part 1 of this three-part series, I wrote about how 800,000 years ago, a miraculous transition from a 41,000-year to an approximately 100,000-year ice……


Miracles of the Mid-Pleistocene Transition, Part 3

October 15, 2018

About 800,000 years ago, a miraculous change took place on Earth. The ice age cycle transitioned from happening every 41,000 years to about every 100,000……


The Cell's Design

Can Evolution Explain the Origin of Language?

October 10, 2018

He was called the "Master of the Telecaster." He was also known as the "Iceman," because his guitar playing was so hot, he was cold.……

Image of God

Further Review Overturns Neanderthal Art Claim

October 17, 2018

As I write this blog post, the 2018-19 NFL season is just underway. During the course of any NFL season, several key games are decided……

Image of God

Neuroscientists Transfer "Memories" from One Snail to Another: A Christian Perspective on Engrams

September 26, 2018

Scientists from UCLA recently conducted some rather bizarre experiments. For me, it's these types of things that make it so much fun to be a……

Image of God

The Optimal Design of the Genetic Code

October 03, 2018

In his classic work, Natural Theology, William Paley surveyed a range of biological systems, highlighting their similarities to human-made designs. Paley noticed that human designs……

Intelligent Design


Skeptical Challenge: How Do We Know the Content of Jesus and Pilate’s Tête-à-Tête?

October 16, 2018

Some people attempt to justify their unbelief of Christianity on the grounds that the Bible contains irreconcilable difficulties and contradictions. One important role Christians serve……

Life & Teachings

Take Up and Read: An Introduction to the New Testament

October 09, 2018

I am writing this ongoing blog series on Reflections to encourage Christians to read more vigorously and enrich their lives with Christian classics in such……


Take Up and Read: Knowing God

September 25, 2018

I am writing this ongoing blog series on Reflections to encourage Christians to read more vigorously and enrich their lives with Christian classics in such……


The Christian Apologetics Mandate

October 02, 2018

The Greek word apologia (Greek: ἀπολογία) is the root for the English term "apologetics." Apologia and its root forms are found in the New Testament……

God's Existence

Theorems & Theology

God and Science: A Course in Due Course

April 19, 2018

Many fear to tread into culturally charged topics in an "us" versus "them" social media climate characterized by rapid escalation, rabid judgments, and character assassinations.……

Science & Faith

Reveling in Revelation

August 09, 2018

I just love nature! I recently enjoyed five days of extended hiking-65 glorious miles of soaking in the beauty of hills and fields and ocean-bay……

Viruses are People Too!

July 26, 2018

One of my pet peeves is when people endow viruses and cells with humanlike abilities and characteristics-a process known as anthropomorphizing. I used to tell……


Why Celebrate World Mosquito Day?

August 20, 2018

Mosquitoes are the deadliest creatures on Earth, killing over half-a-million people annually and sickening hundreds of millions more. So why on earth would we celebrate……


Impact Events

Mars’s Discoveries Showcase Earth’s Design

August 24, 2018

Earth's neighbor Mars has created a lot of discovery-driven headlines lately. In one, scientists found seasonal variation of methane in the atmosphere. In another, 3-billion-year-old……

Earth Design

Mastering Eddington’s Confirmation of General Relativity

August 31, 2018

Many people who witnessed the great eclipse of 2017 will remember it as a wondrous spectacle. But one amateur astronomer saw the event as an……

Laws of Physics

Maybe We Are Alone in the Universe

June 29, 2018

Back in the summer of 1950, famed physicist Enrico Fermi visited Los Alamos National Laboratory and discussed the possibility of interstellar travel with his colleagues……

UFOs & Extraterrestrials

Preparing Earth for Multicellular Life

August 17, 2018

My family vacationed in the California redwoods and the giant sequoias this past summer. Seeing these majestic trees towering above the surrounding landscape invokes a……

Earth Design


How to Become a Christian Apologist

August 16, 2018

Do you enjoy apologetics? Have you ever wondered how you can become a professional Christian apologist? Here are four practical recommendations to help guide your……

How to Prepare Your Church for a Great Apologist

September 24, 2018

In my opinion, Hugh Ross is a great apologist. As an astronomer and founder of Reasons to Believe, Hugh has helped many thinkers-perhaps only eternity……

Sexual Reproduction Challenges Evolution, Affirms Creation

October 05, 2018

One of the greatest challenges to the theory of evolution is to explain sexuality. How could sexual reproduction have emerged by random, natural processes from……

What Were Conditions Really Like on Early Earth?

August 23, 2018

As a chemist, I am fascinated by the complexity of the molecules that make up life. Life can do with ease what it takes chemists……

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