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God or Godlessness: Which Requires More Faith?

God or Godlessness: Which Requires More Faith?

Which belief requires more faith: belief in God, or belief in godlessness? That’s easy: godlessness. After all, science is on the side of a belief in God as creator and orderer of the universe. Isn’t it ultimately shameful to doggedly insist that something is true when there is not only a dearth of evidence to support your contention…but a host of evidence that flatly contradicts your contention?

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Dating the Past

Dating the Past

We know the earth is 4.5 billion years old, right? How do we know that? Radiometric dating, right? How do we know radiometric dating is an accurate method for determining the ages of rocks?

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Robotic dinosaur at the Creation Museum near Cincinnati

Creation vs. Evolution Seminar in Rapid City

Parkview Church in Rapid City will be hosting a Creation vs. Evolution “Seminar Safari” Friday Feb. 28 at 7:00 pm. There will also be presentations Saturday March 1 at 10:00 am and 2:00 pm.

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Share and Defend

Share and Defend

Spiritually, our nation is dying. In response, conservative Christians are caught between righteous judgements and somber humility. Share and Defend is what I propose. Share the Gospel and Defend Christian Values.

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Legislation Promotes Open Flow of Information in Schools

Legislation Promotes Open Flow of Information in Schools

There are a couple of good recently-introduced bills in the South Dakota Legislature which deal with the open flow of information in South Dakota schools. I dialogued briefly with Senator Jeff Monroe, the prime sponsor, about these this morning. SB 101 was crafted to ensure that a teacher may provide instruction in the area of personhood before birth, and SB 112 was designed to prohibit schools from preventing the instruction of intelligent design.

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Question: Is Atheism a Religion?

Question: Is Atheism a Religion?

Most people probably believe atheism is not a religion. After all, atheism specifically disbelieves that any religion is correct because it posits that there is no God, right? Ninian Smart has identified seven characteristics of religion: Narrative, Experiential, Social, Ethical, Doctrinal, Ritual, Material.

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What You Know Just Ain’t So

What You Know Just Ain’t So

A man known as Josh Billings, one of the leading American humorists during the second half of the nineteenth century, once said this: “It ain’t what a man don’t know that makes him a fool…It’s all the things he does know…that just ain’t so.” I think we can heartily agree that it’s a problem when a man or woman takes action based on beliefs that are flawed. It’s really a recipe for disaster.

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The Length of a Day in the Bible

The Length of a Day in the Bible

How long was a day in the Bible? If you would really like to know–as opposed to relying on assumption-filled agendas, like anything else in the world, look at the context.

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In the Beginning

In the Beginning

The first sentence of the Bible is, “In the beginning, God created the heavens and the earth.” The scientific study of the universe is a good thing. But as we seek to increase our knowledge and understanding of the universe, we should also be prepared to learn about its Creator, because metaphorically speaking, his finger prints are all over it.

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Big Bang Theory Has Big Problems

Big Bang Theory Has Big Problems

As is usually the case, the more we learn about science–including astronomy and astrophysics–the more we learn that the ideas pushed on us for years as “science” have some really big problems. In fact, when many of these claims are examined closely, we find that they are contrary to science. The big bang theory, the supposed 13 billion year age of the universe, star formation and many ideas related to astronomy have some major problems with their scientific viability, and with observable science.

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