Darwin Quiz

February 12, 2015



I made a quiz for NewsUp that ran on Darwin’s birthday. It’s a little online fun aimed at separating fact from fiction concerning Darwin’s life and work. Try it out let me know how you did. www.newsup.me/life/fact-or-fiction-charles-darwin  

Posted in: Charles Darwin

Stumping Dawkins?

January 24, 2015


“Can you give an example of a genetic mutation or an evolutionary process which can be seen to increase the information in the genome?” This question was asked to biologist Richard Dawkins by a film crew for a creationist documentary. Dawkins paused for a while, asked to stop the tape, and the internet is still […]

Nye/Ham Debate Pt2: Scientific Assumptions

February 21, 2014


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


It was cool 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


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


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


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 […]


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