(The is the sixth and last in a series.)
Just when I thought I had the Genesis creation story all figured out (for about the third or fourth time) along comes a book by Prof. John Walton, an Old Testament scholar at Wheaton Graduate School, claiming that the creation story is not about timing at […]
An elder education program.
The purpose is to enable the elders to assume the roles and functions that are now performed by the clergy.
It would consist of three parts. One is education courses and other studies designed to give participants the equivalent of a Bible School education. The second is planned and supervised participation […]
(The Third in a series of six articles)
You have no doubt heard that miracles violate the Laws of Science. Therefore they are not allowed. That gives us an image of cosmic police patrolling the universe, lest God do something illegal. Whenever they see Him about to do something supernatural, they write Him a ticket, […]
(The Fourth in a series of six articles)
The issue that has caused the greatest divide between Bible-believing Christians and science is probably the age of the universe and the earth within it. On one side of this issue are those who believe that the earth and the entire universe are about six thousand years […]
(The Fifth in a series of six articles)
Evolution. Bring that subject up among a group of Christians and you will usually get one of three reactions. Either you will hear definite assertions that anyone who takes the Bible seriously cannot possibly believe that atheist pack of hokum, or you will be smoothly told that […]
(The Second in a series of six articles)
Most people would agree that science has its limits. But if you ask what those limits are, agreement vanishes. Perhaps you might think that science can’t tell us what’s beautiful and what’s ugly. Science cannot tell us what’s morally good versus what’s evil. However, in modern Western […]
This addresses directly the biggest problem we have in health care, which is the large number of people without health insurance. But it will also indirectly help deal with the second biggest problem, which is the high cost of health care. It is rather radical and will probably require changes in federal law as well […]
I think we should abolish property taxes. Completely. Not just reduce them or reform them, but consign the accursed system to the black hole of history.
In order for that proposal to be taken seriously, we have to find a different way to financially support local governments. I would like to describe one.
I don’t […]
(the First in a series of six articles)
Last October I attended a conference, organized by a Christian institute, on the relationship of faith and science. This is a topic that has interested me ever since high school. The official title of the conference was the “Vibrant Dance of Faith and Science.” That might be […]