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How to Help Devout Jews to Not Reject Jesus

August 03, 2020

Many devout Jews recognize the Creator-God revealed in nature (Romans 1:20), but they reject Jesus as the Messiah. Why? And how should we respond?…

End Times

What Does the Bible Say about the Modern Nation of Israel?

July 27, 2020

The Bible, especially the Old Testament, is filled with prophecies about future events in human history. The best known of these prophecies are the ones……

Prophecy

Does the Book of Isaiah Teach the Trinity?

July 20, 2020

A cornerstone belief of the Christian faith, the doctrine of the Trinity distinguishes Christianity from all other faiths. This doctrine makes possible the redemption of……

Bible

Earth’s Deep Water Cycle Is Designed for Life

July 13, 2020

We're all familiar with Earth's surface water cycle. Anytime it rains or we boil water on the stove, we see that cycle in action. However,……

Plate Tectonics

The Cell's Design

Answering Scientific Questions on Neanderthal-Human Interbreeding, Part 1

August 05, 2020

One of my favorite rock bands of all time is Lynyrd Skynyrd. (That's right...Skynyrd, baby!) I know their musical catalog forward and backwards. I don't……

Neanderthals/Hominids

Is Cruelty in Nature Really Evil?

July 08, 2020

I don't remember who pointed out thedarksideofnature Instagram account to me, but their description was intriguing enough that I had to check it out. After……

Problem of Evil

Meteorite Protein Discovery: Does It Validate Chemical Evolution?

June 10, 2020

Like most little kids, I was regaled with tales about genies and wizards who used their magical powers to grant people the desires of their……

Panspermia

The Argument from Beauty: Can Evolution Explain Our Aesthetic Sense?

May 13, 2020

Lately, I find myself spending more time in front of the TV than I normally would, thanks to the COVID-19 pandemic. I'm not sure investing……

Argument from Beauty

Reflections

3 Things You May Not Know about John Calvin the Person

August 04, 2020

French-born theologian John Calvin (1509-1564) was one of the great voices of the Protestant Reformation. He is often called the greatest systematic theologian of the……

Famous Christians

Snapshot of Today’s Intellectual Climate

July 21, 2020

The extraordinary events of 2020 have left many people wondering if we are living in a new era. Times of change and conflict like this……

Worldviews

Does a Religion’s Rapid Growth Mean It’s True?

July 07, 2020

Many religions claim high growth rates that are not merely due to population increases. If a religion acquires a large number of followers, does that……

Islam

How Does Islam Differ from Christianity?

June 23, 2020

According to Pew Research, if current trends continue then by 2050 there will be nine billion people living on the planet. Approximately three billion will……

World Religions

Theorems & Theology

Human Origins Workshop with Peaceful Science and Reasons to Believe

June 11, 2020

On January 18, scientists, theologians, scholar community members, and friends joined us, virtually and on site in Covina, CA, for a workshop on RTB's human……

Human Origins

COVID Pandemic: God’s Fault or Ours?

April 16, 2020

The spread of SARS-CoV-2 (the virus that causes COVID-19)1 across the world and throughout our communities leads many people to ask why a good God……

Viruses

Bringing Hope to the COVID–19 Days Ahead

April 09, 2020

With everyone's life disrupted, I find I am having many conversations with worried colleagues, friends, and family. One friend even got me to do a……

Diseases

Helpful Information in Understanding SARS-CoV-2 and COVID-19

March 20, 2020

Conditions change rapidly with a viral outbreak, and people sometimes wonder where to find good sources of information. To that end, I hope that a……

Viruses

Impact Events

Ethical Concerns with AI: Deepfakes

July 03, 2020

How would you respond to video footage of Richard Dawkins professing faith in Christ? Or one about Hugh Ross advocating for young-Earth creationism? Either situation……

Ethics

Can Artificial Intelligence Think Like a Human?

May 29, 2020

How close are we to developing machines that can understand and learn anything that humans can? Could such inventions eventually become self-conscious?…

Image of God

Is the Universe Closed?

April 24, 2020

Can our universe come from nothing? At least one prominent physicist, Lawrence Krauss, answers with a resounding "yes." In fact, he wrote a book titled……

Origin of the Universe

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……

Death

Voices

COVID Strikes Back?

July 24, 2020

Just when America looked like it had turned a corner, COVID has seemingly returned with a vengeance. Most of the recent media attention has focused……

Viruses

The Importance of Building a Relationship with God among Different Cultures

July 17, 2020

I experienced many different cultures and beliefs growing up in Hong Kong, the city where "East meets West." These experiences included three different religious schools……

God's Existence

Language and Biochemistry: Evidence for Intelligent Design

June 19, 2020

Have you ever composed a text message on your smartphone and had the app suggest the next word? It is amazing that, many times, the……

Language

How to Think about COVID Conspiracy Theories

June 05, 2020

While people do indeed conspire and real conspiracies have existed, I tend to treat them with care because they can hurt one's credibility should they……

Abductive Reasoning

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