A Ready Defense: Living Fossils

One of my favorite BBC television shows is Primeval. Oh, I know the show [like almost all BBC fare] presupposes millions of years of microbes-to-man evolution, but what can I say? I like ‘prehistoric’ beasties. The premise of the show is that little rifts in space-time appear on occasion, allowing dinosaurs and other ‘prehistoric’ creatures…

Persons With mental Disabilities, Biblical Creationism & the R-Word

No Bible-affirming Christian should EVER use the term “retard,” “retarded” or any other variant of the R-word. It is grievously insensitive and hateful to use someone else’s disability as an insult. Persons with mental disabilities are made in the image of God… in a fallen world.

Pastor Blasts Biblical Inerrancy. I Demonstrate Why This Is A Bad Idea

On June 24, 2010, Associated Baptist Press reported on a sermon delivered on the same day by Dr. Wm. Richard Kremer to Garden Lakes Baptist Church in Rome, GA, entitled, Is the Bible Inerrant? Dr. Kremer’s sermon begins with the following claim, which I find utterly baseless for reasons I shall relate afterwards: “Few words in the…

Removing the Stones

On this date in 1997, I gave my life to Christ. This week, I had the opportunity to hear Ken Ham of Answers in Genesis speak at a homeschool convention in South Carolina. I genuinely enjoy listening to Ken speak. I think I’ve heard every presentation he has at least four times over, but I…

Why Animals, Humanity and the Rest of Creation Suffers for Adam’s Sin

In a post called “A theological argument against young earth creationism,” J W Wartick has argued that Biblical (young earth) Creationism is “morally impermissible.” His reasoning? Because animals died because of Adam’s sin, not because of anything they themselves did. If you’re reading that from an orthodox Christian worldview, something about his argument should be…

Defending Christ’s Resurrection

Many people flat-out object to the idea that Jesus actually rose from the dead. Of those who admit that He historically existed and that he physically died, they propose various theories for the belief that Jesus rose from the grave. The four basic arguments against the Resurrection are the Grave Robber Lie, the Wrong Tomb…