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Discovery Challenges Cause of Earth’s Climate Stability

October 19, 2020

Climate change discussions can range from casual to serious, from dismissive to alarmist. But how many people talk about Earth's current period of extreme climate……


Deep Oxygen Cycle Provides Evidence for Creation of Animals

October 12, 2020

How many of us take breathing for granted? Our environment consists of about 21% oxygen, which is just right to sustain us. Yet, Earth has……

Life History

Plant-Predator Symbiosis: Ubiquitous Evidence for Creation

October 05, 2020

A casual look at the world of plants and insects may suggest that nothing much is going on, but the constant struggle is anything but……

Life Design

Mantle Bottom Pancakes Benefit Surface Life

September 28, 2020

The biggest island in the United States also is the fastest growing. Thanks to a steadily rising hot plume from the lower mantle, Hawaii Island's……


The Cell's Design

Do Goosebumps Send a Chill Down the Spine of the Creation Model?

September 02, 2020

I think few would be surprised to learn that J. K. Rowling's Harry Potter titles are the best-selling children's books of all time, but do……

Intelligent Design

Answering Theological Questions on Neanderthal-Human Interbreeding

August 12, 2020

When I was a teenager in the 1970s, songs by the Moody Blues were a staple on the playlists of most FM rock stations. This……

Human Origins

Answering Scientific Questions on Neanderthal-Human Interbreeding

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……


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


God Shouted in My Pain

October 13, 2020

One very sad event in my life shaped me as a young adult. Here's why I'm sharing it with you.…


Are Religious Experiences Evidence for God?

September 29, 2020

Have you ever had a deep spiritual encounter? One that changed your life?…

Christian Life

What Was Your Intellectual Epiphany?

September 15, 2020

Have you ever had a sudden realization that ended up changing your life? You may have had an epiphany, which can be defined as an……

World War II

My Early Baptism and Spiritual Development

September 01, 2020

When does God's saving grace begin working in a person's life? Is it at the moment the person decides to believe in Christ? Or can……


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……


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……


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……


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……


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……



Is There Evidence for the God of the Bible in Ancient Cultures?

October 22, 2020

According to the Bible, every human being on planet Earth is a descendent of Noah and his family (Genesis 9:18-19). If this is true, evidence……

Do Hallucinations Explain Jesus’s Resurrection?

October 08, 2020

Were the disciples hallucinating when they met Jesus after his crucifixion? Do psychiatric disorders explain the disciples' belief in Jesus's resurrection?…


Biomedical Solutions to COVID-19 Highlight Human Immune System Design

September 25, 2020

As the coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) continues to wreak havoc throughout the world, scientists have been working diligently to come up with a solution to this daunting……

Life Design

Christian Environmentalism in an Age of Bobos

September 11, 2020

In his 2000 book Bobos in Paradise: The New Upper Class and How They Got There, New York Times columnist David Brooks coined the term……


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