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Can a person be a Christian and still be intellectually honest? Is a seven-day creation even possible? From neutrinos to nebulae; micro-chips to macro-evolution, this column explores God's creation, man's explanations, and how the Bible is still relevant.





Overpopulation and "Filling the Earth"  |  Jul 11, 2016
God told Adam and Eve to fill the earth, but gave them an earth with limited resources. Does His command stand today? How does the Bible explain the problem of overpopulation?

Read more...    |    Christopher Plumberg


Artificial Intelligence  |  Jun 27, 2016
God created us to create. But our explorations into the concept of artificial intelligence begs the question — is this what He had in mind?

Read more...    |    Christopher Plumberg


Archaeopteryx  |  Apr 18, 2016
Some say the feathered dinosaur archaeopteryx is birds' evolutionary missing link while others say it doesn't mean anything. Is archaeopteryx proof or is this fossil for the birds?

Read more...    |    Jeff Laird


God, Miracles, and the Laws of Nature  |  Apr 12, 2016
How do miracles mesh with the laws of nature? Does God break His own law? Perform science so advanced it looks like magic? Or is He sovereign over all?

Read more...    |    Beth Hyduke


God and Math  |  Mar 21, 2016
Is math real? How does math so perfectly describe creation? What does math have to do with God? Is math evidence for God?

Read more...    |    Christopher Plumberg


Christmas Trolling  |  Nov 16, 2015
The internet is a great way to keep in touch with friends and family over Christmas. But when Christians troll each other about beliefs about Christmas, we show the world what we're really like.

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Prayer: a Pseudo-Pseudo-Science  |  Sep 28, 2015
Controlled studies have found no measurable benefit to praying. Does this mean prayer is a useless pseudoscience?

Read more...    |    Jeff Laird


Martin Luther, Geocentrism, and the Bible vs. Science  |  Sep 14, 2015
Martin Luther — and the entire Catholic leadership — was wrong about geocentrism, making a theological issue out of a scientific mistinterpretation. How does this apply today?

Read more...    |    Steve Webb


The Inflating, Expanding Universe and the Creator  |  Jun 19, 2015
Physicists say that the inflation and expansion of the universe means a creator wasn't necessary. Another interpretation is that the directly point to the neccessity of a creator.

Read more...    |    Christopher Plumberg


Quantum Mechanics, Randomness, and the Bible  |  May 25, 2015
Does quantum mechanics prove that reality is random? Is quantum mechanics compatible with the Bible?

Read more...    |    Christopher Plumberg


Time and Determinism  |  May 4, 2015
Physics theories say all of time exists now. The Bible says God sees all of time at once. What does this say about free will vs. determinism?

Read more...    |    Christopher Plumberg


Blogos on a Mobile Device  |  Mar 19, 2014; Revised Apr 6, 2015
Blogos: Now in Mobile-Friendly!

Read more...    |    Kersley Fitzgerald


Geology, Evolution, and the Age of the Earth  |  Mar 25, 2015
Before Christians argue over the age of the earth, they should understand two things: sedimentary rock looks really old; and it's evolution that most rejects Genesis.

Read more...    |    Steve Webb


How the Microbe got his DNA  |  Sep 29, 2014
How did the microbe really get his DNA? Every theory of abiogenesis includes a significant episode of "it just happened...somehow," without any plausible reason to believe it actually could happen.

Read more...    |    Jeff Laird


Child Trafficking: Online Kids  |  Sep 4, 2014
Controlling your kids' access to the internet is important to protect them from child trafficking — and to protect their hearts.

Read more...    |    Kersley Fitzgerald


The Bible Unplugged  |  Jul 28, 2014
Smart phones are amazing — with one device you can keep in contact, share with friends, even read the Bible. But sometimes the distractions are more powerful than the convenience and we need to unplug our Bibles.

Read more...    |    MeLissa LeFleur


Stealing Dignity: Our Children and Social Media  |  Jul 9, 2014
From a young age, children want and need dignity. How do our posts, pictures, tweets, and videos reflect this? How social media can harm our kids before they're even old enough to post for themselves.

Read more...    |    Rebekah Largent


The Potential and Ethics of 3D Printing  |  Jun 24, 2014
3D printing will revolutionize how we get the things we want. But it may also catastrophically change the foreign work force.

Read more...    |    Kersley Fitzgerald


How could Adam and Eve have been the origin of the different races?  |  May 6, 2014
What is the origin of the different races? How could all the races of the world have come from Adam and Eve?

Read more...    |    Kersley Fitzgerald


Much Ado about "Nothing"  |  Apr 4, 2014
Lawrence Krauss claims the universe was created out of 'nothing' — 'nothing' being the exact opposite of 'no-thing.' Philosophy without science bears no relevance to the real world. But science without philosophy is just fairy tales.

Read more...    |    Jeff Laird


Shedding (Rippled) Light  |  Mar 24, 2014
The Big Bang, gravitational waves, and Lawrence Krauss: how atheists are taking old theistic arguments and re-defining 'nothing'.

Read more...    |    Jeff Laird


The Consequences of Determinism  |  Mar 6, 2014
Determinism says that everything we do is programmed before hand. What are the consequences when we act as if we have no free will?

Read more...    |    Jeff Laird


The Age of the Earth; Perspective from an Old-Earth Christian Geologist  |  Jan-Mar, 2014
Part 1: Introduction
Part 2: Radiometric Age-Dating
Part 3: Dinosaurs
Part 4: Glacial Varves & Tree Rings
Part 5: The Meaning of Yom
Part 6: Other Scriptural Difficulties
Part 7: Noah's Flood
Part 8: The Hebrew-Judaeo Worldview
Part 9: Who were the Cavemen?
Part 10: The Garden of Eden
Part 11: Biblical Genealogies

Start Here    |    Steve Webb


Carroll vs Craig: God in Light of Modern Cosmology  |  Feb 26, 2014
William Lane Craig (philosopher-theogian) and Sean Carroll (physicist) debate the the relationship between God and cosmology. Was God necessary for the creation of the universe?

Read more...    |    Jeff Laird


Bill Nye and Ken Ham: The Current Argument about an Ancient Question  |  Feb 5, 2014
Bill Nye and Ken Ham debate, a nation watches, and both sides claim the win. What are the core issues behind the old earth/new earth argument?

Read more...    |    Kersley Fitzgerald


If I Only was a Brain  |  Feb 4, 2014
The brain gives us intellect, intelligence, and cognitive function. But it isn't the whole of who we are.

Read more...    |    Jeff Laird


Ministry and Social Media: Share Good Content Well  |  Jan 21, 2014
Very few of us, including ministries, can escape the social media vortex. How can we use social media to share good content well?

Read more...    |    Kristi-Joy Matovich


Virtual Child Sex Trafficking: Is it Wrong?  |  Jan 7, 2014
It's easy to say virtual child sex trafficking is morally wrong. But in a society where the law is based on more practical things than ethics, how can you prove it?

Read more...    |    Kersley Fitzgerald


The Bible and Interplanetary Colonization  |  Dec 11, 2013
What does the Bible say about interplanetary colonization? Should Christians colonize the stars?

Read more...    |    Sally Plemons


The Truth and Implications of Cave Paintings  |  Dec 11, 2013
Secular scientists claim cave paintings are evidence of evolution. Does the Bible give a different perspective? What are the implications of dating cave paintings?

Read more...    |    Sally Plemons


Neuroscience and Free Will  |  Nov 11, 2013
Current neuroscience theory says all of our actions are determined by outside stimuli and we have no free will. Very few know to take this to its logical conclusion: are we responsible for our actions?

Read more...    |    Jeff Laird


The Cross within Us  |  Oct 31, 2013
Intelligent Design gives evidence of God having crafted the universe and living organisms to a high degree of complexity with operational precision going far beyond imagination. What should the Christian response be to the overwhelming evidence of God's ingenious handiwork?

Read more...    |    Jim Allen


Should Christians Use a Digital Bible Instead of Print Bible?  |  Oct 25, 2013
Is it okay to use an electronic Bible? What should we consider before switching from paper to an e-reader?

Read more...    |    Dillon Burroughs


Technology and Attention Spans  |  Oct 25, 2013
Media and video games are eroding our kids' attention spans. When should we stop fighting it and use technology to our kids' advantage?

Read more...    |    Kersley Fitzgerald


Ticket to Mars  |  Oct 9, 2013
Plans are underway to send colonists on a one-way trip to Mars. What should Christians consider before signing up?

Read more...    |    Kersley Fitzgerald


Schrodinger's Calvinism  |  Aug 22, 2013
Spread the gospel; just because we don't know if the cat's alive or dead doesn't mean we should lock him in the freezer.

Read more...    |    Kersley Fitzgerald


Dig Deep  |  Jul 22, 2013
Like worms, we find life on the surface of things to be easy. But when faced with killer beetles of persecution, we have to dig deep to make a difference in the world.

Read more...    |    Kersley Fitzgerald


Internet Missions  |  Jun 21, 2013
Being a 'missionary' used to mean going to far off lands and eating grubs. With the internet, everything's changed--including the diet.

Read more...    |    MeLissa LeFleur


Sirius Disclosure – Evidence for Aliens Revealed?  |  Apr 22, 2013
Zeke Wheeler has zeroed-in on his investigation of an emergency room doctor turned UFO researcher. With well-funded outreach and very convincing research, Zeke has come to one conclusion: This dude is dangerous.

Read more...    |    Zeke Wheeler


How would the discovery of alien life impact the Christian faith?  |  Feb 11, 2013
A recent report anticipates that due to the rapid increase in technology demonstrated by NASA's Kepler spacecraft, alien life could be discovered within as little as ten years. This raises the question, how would the discovery of alien life impact beliefs about God, sin, Jesus Christ, salvation, or anything else we believe?

Read more...    |    S. Michael Houdmann


God's Filter  |  Jan 24, 2013
Satan disguises himself as an angel of light, and we fall for it. The glare can blind us. But if we look from the perspective of God's worldview, we can see beyond the glitz and glamour, success and fame, money and popularity. Seeing the world from God's perspective alerts us to the dangers the enemy has set up to destroy us.

Read more...    |    Kersley Fitzgerald


Is a Cashless Society Preparing the Way for the Antichrist?  |  Sep 10, 2012
Should we be worried about the increased popularity of electronic banking, mobile payments, and credit cards? Are we somehow condoning the coming work of the Antichrist, who will oppose the Christian faith in the last days?

Read more...    |    Dillon Burroughs


Why am I a young earth creationist?  |  Aug 29, 2012
It is hard to be a young earth creationist when it makes most of the world think you are a backwards, ignorant caveman. Why should we fight the temptation to compromise with evolutionists?

Read more...    |    S. Michael Houdmann


Spiritual Beings are Forever  |  Aug 29, 2012
Like God, the human soul is invisible and eludes the capability of men to place it under a microscope. If soul and body are one and the same as suggested by atheists, then how is it possible for the soul to experience life outside the body? The soul and body are separate entities.

Read more...    |    Jim Allen


Afterlife Superpowers: Will People Be Able to Fly in Heaven?  |  Aug 27, 2012
After Jesus resurrected from the dead, He expressed unique supernatural abilities. These included the ability to disappear (Luke 24:31), to appear inside a locked room (John 20:19), and even the ability to fly into the sky when He ascended to Heaven (Acts 1:9). Will our new bodies in Heaven have the same abilities, including the power to fly?

Read more...    |    Dillon Burroughs


Intelligent Design and the Brain  |  Aug 2, 2012
Biologists have come to universally recognize the design of living things to be a true wonder, and especially that of brain function. What does the Bible say about the brain in its relation to soul and body?

Read more...     |    Jim Allen


God and DNA: The Basic Unit for Life  |  Jun 28, 2012
Intelligent design gives evidence of God having crafted living organisms to a very high degree of complexity with operational precision going far beyond imagination. What should the Christian response be to the overwhelming evidence of God's ingenious handiwork?

Read more...     |    Jim Allen


The Master Designer  |  Jun 21, 2012
Proponents of Intelligent Design observed that the functional parts and systems of living organisms could not have evolved and proof of Intelligent Design. How is it even possible for people to give "Mother Nature" the credit for God's creative handiwork?

Read more...     |    Jim Allen


Is Hormonal Birth Control Safe?  |  May 16, 2012
Is the birth control pill a good, safe option for women? Hormonal contraceptives have some side-effects that many doctors don't think are valid. But your friends may have stories that will prove otherwise.

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    |    Kersley Fitzgerald


The Big Bang: Where is the Empirical Evidence for Atheism?  |  May 9, 2012
Where is the empirical evidence for the big bang, the multi-verse, or evolution? DNA contains information, but atheists say there is no intelligent source behind it. Is this even possible? And since we know that chaos creates unreliability, how can an atheist even trust his own intelligence?

Read more...    |    Robin Schumacher


Why Do Many Christians Reject the Theory of Evolution?  |  May 2, 2012
What are the consequences of believing in naturalistic evolution? Are evolution and Christianity compatible? Why do many Christians reject the theory of evolution?

Read more...    |    S. Michael Houdmann


Evidence for Christianity? Where is the Evidence for Atheism?  |  May 1, 2012
The implied idea that just because a person holds a worldview that is devoid of God means that no evidence needs to be brought forth in defense of that held belief is absurd. Christians hear it all the time in one form or another from atheists and skeptics: they want evidence for Christianity.

Read more...    |    Robin Schumacher


The Humility of Scientific Modeling  |  Apr 25, 2012
Scientific modeling is so ingrained in the science culture that it's rarely mentioned. It allows scientists to say, "This is the way it is, now and forever!" and then the next week they completely contradict themselves with absolutely no sign of irony or chagrin.

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    |    Kersley Fitzgerald


Coincidence and Cosmic Fine Tuning  |  Apr 4, 2012
Cosmic fine tuning? To believe that the universe came about as a result of coincidence, without doubt constitutes a greater exercise of faith than that of the Christian who affirms the theistic design of the universe.

Read more...    |    Jonathan McLatchie


Lawrence Krauss and the Atheist Definition of Nothing  |  Mar 19, 2012
I think the best definition of "nothing" is Aristotle's: "Nothing is what rocks dream about." What is the atheist's definition of nothing? Is it possible that the universe really came from nothing?

Read more...    |    Robin Schumacher


Is There Evidence for a Real Adam & Eve?  |  Mar 6, 2012
The historicity of Adam and Eve is a question which strikes at the heart of the Christian faith. If the primordial pair did not exist, then the historical and biblical doctrine of the fall becomes extremely difficult to maintain.

Read more...    |    Jonathan McLatchie


The Multiverse: 1895 – 2012. R.I.P.  |  Feb 28, 2012
What did the Multiverse attempt to prove or disprove? And why are scientists now saying it's not possible? What was the point of the multiple universes theory to begin with? And what does its existence – or non-existence – say about God?

Read more...    |    Robin Schumacher


The Evolution of the Beaver  |  Feb 7, 2012
How many beavers over how many millennia tried to build a dam and failed, only to freeze in winter or be devoured by predators before the first dam was constructed?

Read more...    |    Dolores Kimball


How old is the Earth?  |  Jan 31, 2012
How old is the earth? Bible records are clear that the earth is relatively young. But scientists say the earth is very old. And theologians are stuck in the middle.

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    |    Kersley Fitzgerald


Evolution Facts: A Few Reminders  |  Jan 24, 2012
Are there some evolution facts that are compatible with Scripture? Do all aspects of evolutionary biology have to be false in order to prove the Bible is true? If some aspects of evolution are factual, does that mean that the Bible is suddenly improbable?

Read more...    |    Robin Schumacher


The God Virus   |  Jan 7, 2012
Some atheists have started comparing belief in God to a virus—a foreign pathogen that infects people and makes them lose the ability to think clearly. Is this a scientific description? Or are the atheists the attackers?

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    |    Kersley Fitzgerald


The Limits of Science Where God is Concerned  |  Jan 7, 2012
It's natural to rely on what we can see and touch and experience, but can logic and reasoning ever fail to give you the right answer? What are the limits of science where God and spirituality are concerned?

Read more...    |    Robin Schumacher


Why are so many scientists atheists?  |  Oct 13, 2011
What is it about science that it seems to produce atheists? How do scientists think about God, and why do they reject His existence? Why are so many scientists atheists?

Read more...    |    Robin Schumacher


Alien Abductions  |  Jul 28, 2011 If you think belief in aliens from other galaxies is slightly fringe, wait until you read these stories of alleged encounters and abductions. Could naturalistic depictions of aliens/UFOs actually be supernatural evidence for angelic/demonic reality?

Read more...    |    Zeke Wheeler


Social Decline and Financial Collapse  |  Jul 5, 2011 Is it a matter of if...or when? Like lemmings going off a cliff, is social decline carrying us along toward financial collapse? Read Zeke's thoughts about the impending disaster — and see if you agree.

Read more...    |    Zeke Wheeler


Quantum Frequency — How Prayer Works?  |  Jun 7, 2011 Is there a Quantum Frequency that carries billions of spiritual conversations a second? Is this how prayer works? Does the same frequency spectrum that carries audible sound and visible light also carry mental thoughts and subconscious communication?

Read more...    |    Zeke Wheeler


What does the Bible say about dinosaurs?  |  Jun 2, 2011
Does the Bible mention dinosaurs? Why is there so much interest in the dinosaurs and their relationship to the Bible?

Read more...    |    S. Michael Houdmann


Science in Scripture — Wavelength Division Multiplexing  |  May 26, 2011 Wavelength Division Multiplexing is a technology where light spectrums can be divided again and again (theoretically on an infinite basis), thus allowing multiple channels to coexist on a single optical fiber. Are there hidden frequencies deep within the quantum realm?

Read more...    |    Zeke Wheeler


DNA, Shakespeare, and the Infinite Monkey Theorem  |  May 16, 2011 A popular device to defend the notion that DNA code could arise by chance, given infinite monkeys, infinite typewriters, and infinite time. Given what we now know about genetic information, is the Infinite Monkey Theorem even possible?

Read more...    |    Zeke Wheeler


Superstrings — Guitars, Fish, and the Theory of Everything  |  May 9, 2011 What do the latest observations in String Theory, M-Theory, and the Theory of Everything reveal about God, extra-dimensionality, and the metaphysical realm? Do quantum superstrings require supernatural openness? Is unification of all forces in the cosmos now possible?

Read more...    |    Zeke Wheeler


Science in Scripture — The Flat Earth Farce  |  May 4, 2011 Is there solid science in Scripture? Doesn't the Bible teach a flat earth and other ancient misconceptions? Zeke examines the scientific insights revealed in Scripture long before the corresponding scientific observations.

Read more...    |    Zeke Wheeler


Mazzaroth — The Hebrew Zodiac  |  May 2, 2011 Is there a clear presentation of the Christian gospel in the ancient Hebrew Zodiac (Mazzaroth)? Does the Hebrew Zodiac tell the story of God's ultimate plan for mankind's redemption? Does the Jewish Mazzaroth foretell the Christian Gospel?

Read more...    |    Zeke Wheeler


Zeke Wheeler Biography  |  Apr 21, 2011 This blog is dedicated to the memory and mission of Zeke Wheeler. Who is Zeke Wheeler, and why should I care about what he had to say?

Read more...    |    Zeke Wheeler






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