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Another Bad Sermon Illustration

My first post on a bad sermon illustration led a person on Facebook to ask me about a different sermon illustration. That also turned out to be a bad one. Well, that post led another person on Facebook to ask … Continue reading

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Using Pigeons to Diagnose Cancer?

Pigeons are surprisingly smart birds. Quite a while ago, I wrote about how pigeons can learn to solve probability problems better than some people. In addition, homing pigeons can use sound to find their way back home. Now here’s a … Continue reading

Posted in The Wonders of Creation | 7 Comments

Universal Genetic Code? No!

I am still reading Shadow of Oz by Dr. Wayne Rossiter, and I definitely plan to post a review of it when I am finished. However, I wanted to write a separate blog post about one point that he makes … Continue reading

Posted in Evolution, The Wonders of Creation | 11 Comments

Another Bad Sermon Illustration

I posted my previous blog article on my Facebook page, and someone asked about another sermon illustration that involves eagles. A typical version of that illustration is: To convince the little eagles that the time has come to leave the … Continue reading

Posted in Answered Questions, Christian Myths | 18 Comments

A Bad Sermon Illustration

A student who has used some of my science courses contacted me asking if something he heard in a sermon was actually true. He said that it sounded kind of hard to believe, based on what he knew about science. … Continue reading

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C.S. Lewis Wasn’t an Anti-Evolutionist, but He Did Work for British Intelligence!

More than three years ago, I ran across two articles that mischaracterized C. S. Lewis’s views on creation. I wrote about both of them, but the one that distressed me the most claimed that Lewis was a “creationist and anti-evolutionist.” … Continue reading

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Another Atheist Who Became a Christian

Over the holidays, I started reading a book entitled Shadow of Oz. I have yet to decide whether or not to post a full review of it, but I did want to point out what I have found to be … Continue reading

Posted in Atheists Who Became Christians | 56 Comments

Another Christmas Drama

In case you are new to this blog, you might not be aware that in addition to being a professional science writer, I am also an amateur playwright. The plays I write are for church, and most of them are … Continue reading

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Exciting News in the Energy World

Nuclear power has always presented the possibility of cheap, nearly unlimited electricity. So far, however, the reality has not lived up to the expectations, because we are using the wrong nuclear process. We have mastered using nuclear fission, which is … Continue reading

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It’s Not That Simple!

It always bothers me when people make overly simplistic statements about the issues we are currently facing. It bothers me even more when scientists do it. Nevertheless, I find examples of scientists making overly simplistic statements time and time again, … Continue reading

Posted in Global Warming, Modern Science | 5 Comments