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Cosmic Creation Model Passes Key Helium Abundance Test

July 08, 2019

Development of a biblical cosmic creation model ranks as one of the hallmarks of Reasons to Believe's case for the Christian faith. In that model……

Old Earth Creationism

My Apollo 11 Experience

July 19, 2019

Tomorrow marks the fiftieth anniversary of the moment when men first stepped on the Moon's surface. The Apollo 11 Moon landing remains indelibly etched in……


Personal Tribute to Norm Geisler

July 02, 2019

Today, July 1, 2019, Norman Geisler passed away peacefully, just 20 days short of his 87th birthday. No doubt he ranks as one of the……


Pursuing the Firstborn Stars and a Better Cosmic Creation Model

July 15, 2019

Elusive detection of the universe's firstborn stars has been a long-standing challenge toward developing a more detailed and better affirmed biblically predicted big bang creation……

Young-Earth Creationism

The Cell's Design

Ancient Mouse Fur Discovery with Mighty Implications

June 26, 2019

"What a mouse! . . . WHAT A MOUSE!" The narrator's exclamation became the signature cry each time the superhero Mighty Mouse carried out the……

Age of the Earth

Does Old-Earth Creationism Make God Deceptive?

July 17, 2019

Most people who follow my work at Reasons to Believe know I question the grand claim of the evolutionary paradigm; namely, that evolutionary processes provide……

Intelligent Design

Membrane Biochemistry Challenges Route to Evolutionary Origin of Complex Cells

July 10, 2019

If you find yourself in need of directions when traveling through New England and you ask a local for help, he or she just might……

Intelligent Design

Satellite DNA: Critical Constituent of Chromosomes

June 19, 2019

There is a lot that evolutionary biologists can learn about the purpose of junk DNA from my wife. Let me explain. Recently, I wound up……

Junk DNA & Bad Designs


A Memorial to Christian Thinker Norman Geisler

July 16, 2019

One of the central thinkers of modern American evangelicalism, Norman L. Geisler (1932-2019), died recently. He was a Christian philosopher, apologist, theologian, educator, and debater.……

People of Faith

Does the Universe Have a Purpose?

July 09, 2019

Life is full of big questions. And one of the most common is this: Does the universe have a purpose?…


Quantum Mechanics and the Laws of Logic, Part 3

June 25, 2019

Can quantum science, the laws of logic, and the Christian faith coexist? Yes, they can. In fact, Christian thinkers have historically made many significant contributions……

Critical Thinking

Why Would God Save Us?

July 02, 2019

Answering people's questions is an important task in the apologetics enterprise. But defending the Christian faith often involves first explaining what historic Christianity teaches. This……

Saved by Grace

Theorems & Theology

Life’s Layers of Complexity: When All Isn’t All

January 24, 2019

Looking back on 2018, I give thanks for the blessings God has rained upon me. I can't help but think how my vision of God's……

Challenges to Evolution

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……

What’s a Hemimastigote Got to Do with Progressive Creationism?

February 21, 2019

I love a good hiking story, and like all scientists I love the prospect of discovering something new. Really new. A recent "behind the paper"……


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

Artificial Intelligence: Mastering Chess, Then Societal Challenges?

June 28, 2019

In May 1997, an IBM chess-playing computer called Deep Blue defeated a grandmaster human chess player (under regular time controls) for the first time in……

Artificial Intelligence

First Image of a Black Hole

May 03, 2019

When Albert Einstein first proposed his general theory of relativity, it transformed the way scientists thought about space and time. Specifically, the theory predicted that……

Laws of Physics

Investigating Artificial Intelligence: An Introduction

May 31, 2019

Two questions fascinate me: (1) Does life exist in the universe beyond the confines of Earth? (2) Will we ever create artificial intelligence here on……

Artificial Intelligence

Is the Universe a Billion Years Younger?

June 21, 2019

AP News recently ran an article with the headline "New Study Says Universe Expanding Faster and Is Younger." Numerous other media outlets echoed the story,……

Science in the News


"I Think, Therefore It Must Be True," Part 1: The Science of Belief

June 14, 2019

Late in life, atheist philosopher Bertrand Russell received this challenge: if, after death, he found himself face to face with God, what would he say?……

Changing the “We Can’t Expect Much” from Churched Kids Culture

June 28, 2019

Years ago, as a college student applying to veterinary school and then as a practicing veterinarian, the goals and expectations set forth were clear: anything……

Is Faith in Progress Warranted?

July 12, 2019

Anyone who has lived at least a couple of decades has witnessed technological breakthroughs that have transformed society. Many people hold the ideas of "progress"……

Responding to UFOs in the News

June 25, 2019

Is the US government interested in the UFO phenomenon again? A recent spate of news reports indicates so. What does this development mean for Bible……

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