Free eBook: Evolution & Scripture are NOT Mutually Exclusive – Ham & Nye are both wrong

Most folks probably know that Ken Ham and Bill Nye just debated the origins of the earth. Ham, a youth earth creationist, and Nye (the science guy), an atheist, demonstrated that the old dichotomy remains in some segments of culture: the bible and science are incompatible. This is a false dichotomy – one that prompted [Read More...]

Pat Robertson Causes GOOD Controversy: The Earth Isn’t 6000 Years Old… Don’t Fight Science

I’m going to do a first on this blog, report controversy caused by Pat Robertson that I actually agree with. According the the Huffington Post: Robertson’s comments were made in response to a viewer who had written in to the show. The woman said that her “biggest fear is to not have my children and [Read More...]

Randomness and Evolution: Is There Room for God?

I’ve written extensively on why I believe that evolution and Christian faith are indeed compatible. For some Christians, this is a controversial statement, but most evangelical scholars would agree: somehow God used evolutionary processes to create the cosmos. Here’s my series of articles on the issue: Evolving Evangelicalism. If this is a new idea to [Read More...]

Creationism: a bridge too far

  Creationism: A Bridge Too Far It should be a given that theological students are taught early on to consider the historical context, writing style, and author intention when trying to understand the bible. It seems somewhat surprising to me then that evangelicalism is still having debates about creation and evolution. It is clear that [Read More...]