Because He Lives!

“Because He lives I can face tomorrow!/ Because He lives all fear is gone/ Because I know, I know He holds the future/ And life is worth the living just because He lives!” The hymn “Because He Lives,” written by Bill Gaither, reflects the Biblical promise of John 24:19, when Jesus said: “…because I live,…

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…

Are Children Born Atheists? Science Suggests Otherwise.

A few years ago, I read the following claim pastor-turned-atheist Bruce Gerencser: “Every child born into this world is born an atheist. They don’t know one thing about god or religion. They don’t know about sin, salvation, or morality. As far as god and religion are concerned, every newborn is a blank slate. Belief in…

Did the Mosaic Covenant Prevent Science from Developing?

Creation.com’s Shaun Doyle has made the argument that the Mosaic covenant actually prevented science from developing. Yes. You read that correctly. He commits this theological overreach in his zeal to force the Bible In an article entitled Aliens and the Bible: Should we leave room for the possibility of sentient aliens?, Doyle lays out his…

Climate Change, Aliens and Starting Points

Originally posted on Exotheology.org:
In a post called, “Climate Change Killed the Aliens!“, Ken Ham of Answers in Genesis makes the following comments: “It seems extraterrestrial aliens make the news quite frequently (despite the fact that they don’t exist!). Every few weeks there’s a new study about why we supposedly haven’t found them, when…

Dissolving the Fermi Paradox? Guess Again

Originally posted on Exotheology.org:
A new study by Anders Sandberg, Eric Drexler and Toby Ord at the Future of Humanity Institute (Oxford) suggests that we are probably alone in the observable universe. The study, entitled “Dissolving the Fermi Paradox,” was published on June 6 on Arxiv, a server for sharing science papers that have…

Famous Creation Scientists Who Believed Alien Life Is Possible

Originally posted on Exotheology.org:
“Tony Breeden, we know about your lone wolf views on aliens. Go and troll somewhere else.” This comment was fired at me by an admin on the Alien Intrusion movie’s Facebook page and rather quickly deleted thereafter (Yes, I have a screenshot), but I wanted to comment on that whole…

Exotheology.org Reviews Gary Bates’ Alien Intrusion Movie

Originally posted on Exotheology.org:
For those of you who are familiar with my writing here on Exotheology.org and in my book Stranger and Aliens, you are probably aware that I knew I probably wouldn’t like the Alien Intrusion film going into it. It was already evident from the trailers and, frankly, the Alien Intrusion…

Are Millions of Americans Being Abducted by Aliens?

Originally posted on Exotheology.org:
In the trailer for the film version of the Amazon bestseller, Alien Intrusion, author Gary Bates notes that the 2002 “Roper Poll concluded that up to 4 million Americans have been abducted by aliens.” On the Alien Intrusion Film’s website, we find the same claim: “[O]ne poll concluded that up to 20 million…

Alien Salvation: Answering A Cartoon Argument Against ETs

Originally posted on Exotheology.org:
It sounds like an old joke: “Superman, Chewbacca and Spock walk into a bar…” Except in this case, it’s a cartoon strip by fellow creationist Dan Lietha, so no bar… and Superman’s reading the Bible. The animated strip ostensibly seeks to answer the question: “Is the Idea of Alien Life…