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Discovery of Missing Atomic Matter Boosts Cosmic Creation Model

November 12, 2018

During my graduate school days at the University of Toronto I had the privilege of taking a short course from Princeton University astronomer and cosmologist……

Universe Design

Interplanetary Dust Delivery Allows Human Existence

October 22, 2018

Extraterrestrial iron dust delivery by means of exquisitely fine-tuned processes has made modern civilization possible. Scientists sought to discern the nature of an unknown part……

Geophysics

Is Gut-Wrenching Space Travel Possible?

October 29, 2018

Our intestinal tracts are amazingly designed to withstand a high degree of stress. However, a new set of experiments establishes that there are limits to……

Fine-Tuning

Rare Solar System Gets Rarer

November 05, 2018

Astronomers have detected and measured the mass and/or orbital features of 3,869 planets in 2,887 planetary systems beyond the solar system.1 This ranks as a……

Extrasolar Planets

The Cell's Design

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

Is Fossil-Associated Cholesterol a Biomarker for a Young Earth?

October 24, 2018

Like many Americans, I receive a yearly physical. Even though I find these exams to be a bit of a nuisance, I recognize their importance.……

Age of the Earth

Is Raising Children with Religion Child Abuse?

November 07, 2018

With his typical flair for provocation, on more than one occasion Richard Dawkins has asserted that indoctrinating children in religion is a form of child……

Controversies

When Did Modern Human Brains—and the Image of God—Appear?

November 14, 2018

When I was a kid, I enjoyed reading Ripley's Believe It or Not! I couldn't get enough of the bizarre facts described in the pages……

Human Uniqueness

Reflections

3 Things You May Not Know about C. S. Lewis

November 06, 2018

C. S. Lewis may have been the most important Christian thinker of the twentieth century. His modern classic Mere Christianity was the first Christian book……

Christian Literature

Debating Denominational Differences while Non-Christians Watch

October 30, 2018

Christian unity is very special to me as a believer in Jesus Christ. In fact, I feel called by God to promote truth, unity, civility,……

Seeking Truth

Take Up and Read: C.S. Lewis’ Case for the Christian Faith

November 13, 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……

Books

Take Up and Read: Orthodoxy

October 23, 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……

Uncategorized

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……

Teleology

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……

Ecosystems

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

Voices

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……

Is Calendar-Day Creation an Essential of the Faith? What Christian Creeds Reveal about Ancient and Traditional Church Beliefs

November 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……

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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