Creation and Resurrection

by Matthew W. Bassford The primary objection to the resurrection accounts of the Bible is philosophical. It is based on the theory of naturalism. This theory holds that all events have causes rooted in the natural laws of the universe. In the universe, dead people don’t naturally come back to life, so Jesus, if dead,…

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An Admission that the Evolutionary Theory Doesn’t Work

Source: Stephen Buranyi, “Do we need a new theory of evolution?” The Guardian, 28 June 2022. “… scientists still do not know the answers to some of the most basic questions about how life on Earth evolved.” “Take eyes, for instance. Where do they come from, exactly? The usual explanation of how we got these stupendously…

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The Universe — How and When?

by Dennis Abernathy Stephen Hawkins, (now deceased) the theoretical physicist and cosmologist, and director of research at the University of Cambridge, and Leonard Mlodinow, physicist and screenwriter, in their book The Grand Design, explored the questions: “When and how did the universe begin?” “Why are we here?” “Is the apparent grand design of our universe…

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The Scoffer’s Starting Error

by Terry Wane Benton “For this they willfully forget: that by the word of God the heavens were of old, and the earth standing out of water and in the water” (II Peter 3:5). Peter is countering the scoffer’s argument that “all things continue the same from creation.” Peter shows that the creation saw a…

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Let God Be True

by Terry Wane Benton Romans 3:4 gives us this principle: “Let God be true but every man a liar.” What does this mean? It means that God is always far more dependable than man. God cannot lie (Hebrews 6:12). Man often lies, misunderstands, gets things mixed up, is easily deceived, etc. Therefore, when it comes…

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More Purposes Found for So-Called Junk DNA

Source: “Caltech Finds Amazing Role for Noncoding DNA,” Evolutionary News, 3 December 2021. “Scientists at Caltech may have sounded the final death knell for the “junk DNA” myth.” For years evolutionists have pointed to sections of the DNA and RNA strands that are not directly involved in the encoding of proteins as leftovers produced as…

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“Junk DNA” Refuted

Source: “Oxford Journal: ‘The Days of ‘Junk DNA’ Are Over’ ,” Evolution News and Science Today, 6 October 2021. Source: Casey McGarth, “‘Junk DNA’ No More: Repetitive Elements as Vital Sources of Flatworm Variation,” Genome Biology & Evolution, Oxford University Press, October 2021. Genome Biology & Evolution, published by Oxford University Press, stated in an article…

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Firearms and Teaching Children

by Matthew W. Bassford In 2010 and 2011, I became the father of two extremely inquisitive children. In 2019, I also became the owner of a firearm. Naturally, I gave some thought to how these two areas of my life should interact. Should I keep my gun locked away from my kids and forbid them…

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Mitochondrial DNA Differences Indicate a 6,000 Year Old Human Race

Source: Nathaniel T. Jeanson, “On the Origin of Human Mitochondrial DNA Differences, New Generation Time Data Both Suggest a Unified Young-Earth Creation Model and Challenge the Evolutionary Out-of-Africa Model,” Answers Research Journal, September 2016. “Previously, I predicted that a constant rate of mutation over 6000 years would result in 20 to 79 mitochondrial genome-wide nucleotide differences.…

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