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Carbon Cycle Requirements for Advanced Life, Part 1

November 18, 2019

The movement of carbon through Earth's atmosphere, hydrosphere, crust, and mantle may not immediately fascinate everybody, but we will appreciate those cycles as we understand……


Record-Breaking Star Gives More Evidence for Big Bang Creation Model

November 11, 2019

What counts as evidence that a scientific model is consistent with reality and therefore true? According to scientists, there is strong evidence for a model……

Big Bang Theory

Constraining Nontheistic Quantum Gravity Speculations

November 04, 2019

Everything scientists can observe and measure about the universe asserts that the universe had a beginning-a beginning that implies the creation of matter, energy, space,……

Origin of the Universe

Enhancing Forest Health and Foresters’ Wealth

October 28, 2019

I grew up in British Columbia, a Canadian province that is 40% larger than Texas and almost entirely covered by forests. When I attended the……

Life Design

The Cell's Design

Analysis of Genomes Converges on the Case for a Creator

November 13, 2019

Are you a Marvel or a DC fan? Do you like the Marvel superheroes better than those who occupy the DC universe? Or is it……

Intelligent Design

Glue Production Is Not Evidence for Neanderthal Exceptionalism

November 06, 2019

Football players aren't dumb jocks-though they often have that reputation. Football is a physically demanding sport that requires strength, toughness, agility, and speed. But it……


Scientists Reverse the Aging Process: Exploring the Theological Implications

October 30, 2019

I make dad noises now. When I sit down, when I stand up, when I get out of bed, when I get into bed, when……


Origin and Design of the Genetic Code: A One-Two Punch for Creation

October 23, 2019

True confession: I am a sports talk junkie. It has gotten so bad that sometimes I would rather listen to people talk about the big……



God as the Best Explanation of Beauty

November 19, 2019

Some of Western civilization's greatest works of art are housed in the Vatican Museums. Museum benefactors say that part of their mission is to promote……


Thursday Theology from Michael Green

November 12, 2019

If you have followed me on social media for a while, you know that I have a weekly segment called Thursday Theology, where I provide……

Church History

How Apologetics Impacts Conversion: A Historical Case Study, Part 4

November 05, 2019

Christians correctly assume that apologetics impacts conversion. That's why many Christian ministries, organizations, and individuals who are motivated by evangelism take the apologetics enterprise seriously.……

Historical Figures

How Apologetics Impacts Conversion: A Historical Case Study, Part 3

October 29, 2019

How does the defense of the faith (apologetics) influence a person's embracing the Christian faith (conversion)? In historic Christianity the apologetics enterprise is considered a……

Christian History

Theorems & Theology

Leaning in with Hope

November 07, 2019

The work we do at RTB has at its core the desire to help you and others see the heart of God, his love, his……

Problem of Evil

A Measles-Free Future

October 24, 2019

One day the world could be measles-free. The 15 children that die every hour from measles infections could be saved. The 20-30% of infected people……


Creating HIV-Resistant Humans: What Could Go Wrong?

October 10, 2019

I'm surprised when I find others who haven't yet heard of CRISPR gene-editing. Application of this groundbreaking technology has exploded over the past six years.……

Life Complexity

No Greater Love Than to Lay One’s Life (or Organs) Down for One’s Friends

September 26, 2019

More than 6,000 people die every year in the US because they didn't receive a transplant in time.1 Help may arrive soon, according to a……


Impact Events

Thinking Rightly about God: Ham vs. Zweerink Follow-Up, Part 2

October 25, 2019

The recent old-earth/young-earth discussion on Justin Brierley's Unbelievable? podcast revealed a number of differences and similarities between Ken Ham and me. Two important areas of……


AI Investigations: Philosophy Is Not Dead

October 18, 2019

Why can we think about the universe when the universe cannot think about us? This simple, yet profound, question leads to fascinating philosophical, theological, and……


Biblical Evidence for an Old Earth: Ham vs. Zweerink Follow-Up

October 11, 2019

On September 25, 2019, Justin Brierley's Unbelievable? show posted a video where Answers in Genesis founder Ken Ham and I discussed our different views on……

Biblical Evidence for an Old Earth

Another Bizarre Exoplanet

September 13, 2019

What does the discovery of a strange new planet mean? From any perspective, it may mean that the universe continues to surprise us with its……

Solar System Design


Reality Is More Than Sense Perception

November 08, 2019

As a child, I hated playing double-deck pinochle with my father. He always won-unless, I had learned, some of the cards were missing. Then I……

Two Reliable Tools Provide Evidence for an Old Earth

October 25, 2019

Calculating Earth's age remains a contentious area of study that often divides Christians and keeps scientifically minded skeptics from considering evidence for the Christian faith.……

Is Supernatural Causation Compatible with Science?

October 11, 2019

When defenders of naturalistic evolution state their case, they frequently begin with the claim that their theory is "scientific." Alternative views, especially those that would……

Do Nutrition Scientists and the Bible Agree on What Constitutes a Healthy Diet?

September 27, 2019

One of the promises Christians hold dear-and invite nontheists to consider-is that as humans place their faith in the redemptive work of Christ, the infinite……

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