Nye/Ham Debate Pt2: Scientific Assumptions

February 21, 2014

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In the debate, Bill Nye pointed out several indicators that suggest an old age of the earth: Ice cores Tree rings Radiometric dating Distant starlight Ken Ham’s consistent response to these challenges was that any effort to understand the past is “historical science” based upon assumptions and therefore unreliable. You can hear him saying it throughout […]

Nye/Ham Debate Pt1: Biblical Assumptions

February 14, 2014

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I was glad to see that the Bill Nye/Ken Ham debate drew such a huge amount of attention and was viewed by an estimated 3 million people. Americans remain interested in the subject, and hold a diversity of views that don’t all fit neatly into the two positions represented at the debate. According to a 2012 Gallup […]

Interview with Paleontologist Donald Prothero

February 12, 2014

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A few days after the Bill Nye/Ken Ham debate, I had the opportunity to interview paleontologist and geologist Donald R. Prothero about the debate, his role in prepping Bill Nye, and his work as a scientist, professor, and lecturer. I’ve posted the audio from our interview at the top of this post, so you can […]

Did you watch Bill Nye debate Ken Ham?

February 9, 2014

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Last week Bill Nye the Science Guy came to the Creation Museum to debate Answers In Genesis founder Ken Ham. The auditorium was packed, and millions of people watched it online. The next few posts here will be about the debate, so check it out and join the discussion. It’s available on YouTube, and embedded […]

Where does theistic evolution lead?

August 25, 2013

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So where is this heading? What kind of Christians accept evolution, and how does it affect their beliefs? Do they all deny Adam, original sin, the doctrine of inerrancy, divine intervention? Do they even accept the virgin birth and bodily resurrection of Jesus? Before any of these questions can be answered, a few points should […]

Grave Robbers

April 16, 2013

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This 150-year-old debate over evolution can flare up in all kinds of places. Sometimes the issue gets wrapped into a court case, a school board election, and sometimes things play out in the media. Bill Nye ignited the controversy recently by making a video blasting creationism. Answers in Genesis offered an underwhelming response video and […]

Hitler Again?

April 12, 2013

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For 10 years, I engineered and helped produce a Christian radio program for children. I followed the industry and went to a national conference in Texas to hang out with others in the Christian radio scene. I found some common interest with other engineers and younger Christians, but found many of the older broadcasters to be […]

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