So Much Depends on Evolution?

“So much depends on evolution,” claims yearofevolution.org, a website showcasing the University of Pennsylvania and the Penn Museum’s intent to make a year-long celebration of Darwinism. The claim is common to Darwinist polemics, so it’ll be useful to critique the claims of the site. First, we should ask, What actually depends on evolution? Well, that…

What’s a Christian To Do With The Multiverse?

Some people talk about the Multiverse as if it’s an established fact. And some people suppose that, because it’s been connected with string theory and quantum physics, the whole thing is probably true but just over the average Joe’s head. As both an apologist and a writer of science fiction, I’m just going to say…

On the Compatibility of Christian Faith & Evolution: Which Atheist is Lying To Us?

This weekend, atheist Dr. Michael Zimmerman is once again encouraging churches to preach Darwin from their pulpits. He claims that his Clergy Letter Project, signed by over 12,000 members of predominantly liberal clergy, shows that evolution and Christianity are compatible so long as we define religious truth as dealing with doctrine and morality and scientific…

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…