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Exoplanets’ Climate Instabilities Reveal Earth’s Fine-Tuning

July 30, 2018

In my last three blogs I described the inevitable climate instabilities that occur on Earth as a result of subtle variations in Earth's rotation axis……

Fine-Tuning

More Evidence That Nephesh Animals Were Designed for Relationships with Humans

August 13, 2018

An experiment performed by one British and three Hungarian biologists provides yet more scientific evidence that certain non-human animals were designed in advance to engage……

Genesis

Where Did Earth Gets Its Fine-Tuned Supply of Water?

August 06, 2018

Perhaps the most memorable lines in The Rime of the Ancient Mariner are "Water, water, everywhere, nor any drop to drink." Seawater won't help sailors……

Earth Design

Why Did God Kill All the Men, Women, and Children in Sodom?

August 08, 2018

The way I typically hear this question is, why did God kill every man, woman, and child living in Sodom and Gomorrah? This question is……

Atheism

The Cell's Design

“Silenced” B Cells Loudly Proclaim the Case for a Creator

August 01, 2018

When I was an undergraduate student studying chemistry and biology, I hated the course work I did in immunology. The immune system is fascinating, to……

Do Plastic-Eating Bacteria Dump the Case for Creation?

July 18, 2018

At the risk of stating the obvious: Plastics are an indispensable part of our modern world. Yet, plastic materials cause untold problems for the environment.……

Microbial

Evolution’s Flawed Approach to Science

August 08, 2018

One of the things I find most troubling about the evolutionary paradigm is the view it fosters about the nature of biological systems-including human beings.……

Design

Sophisticated Cave Art Evinces the Image of God

May 23, 2018

It's a new trend in art. Museums and galleries all over the world are exploring the use of sounds, smells, and lighting to enhance the……

Image of God

Reflections

Learning about Christian Creeds, Part 1

August 14, 2018

Have you ever recited the Apostles' Creed? It is widely used in Western Christendom, both in the Roman Catholic Church and in various Protestant churches……

Doctrine

Presuppositional Apologetics: One Helpful Approach among Many

July 31, 2018

Apologetics is that branch of theology that seeks to provide a reasoned defense of historic Christianity. Through the centuries, Christian thinkers have given consideration to……

Debates

Take Up and Read: Man’s Search for Meaning

August 07, 2018

This current blog series on Reflections is intended to encourage Christians to read more vigorously by providing a beginner's guide to Christian classics in theology,……

Books

Top 10 Ideas in My Book Christian Endgame

July 24, 2018

With common reports of terrorism, various natural disasters, and even potential nuclear war, people are again fascinated with the subject of the end of the……

End Times

Theorems & Theology

A Forest Stroll is Good for Body and Soul

March 15, 2018

At RTB we want to help others see that wherever we look in nature we find things that reinforce confidence in the God of the……

Fine-Tuning

God and Science: A Course in Due Course

April 19, 2018

Many fear to tread into culturally charged topics in an "us" versus "them" social media climate characterized by rapid escalation, rabid judgments, and character assassinations.……

Science & Faith

Reveling in Revelation

August 09, 2018

I just love nature! I recently enjoyed five days of extended hiking-65 glorious miles of soaking in the beauty of hills and fields and ocean-bay……

Viruses are People Too!

July 26, 2018

One of my pet peeves is when people endow viruses and cells with humanlike abilities and characteristics-a process known as anthropomorphizing. I used to tell……

Teleology

Impact Events

Does the Multiverse Help Naturalism?

May 18, 2018

Perhaps our universe isn't as finely tuned as we thought! We know that life requires stars and planets to form. Overly rapid expansion of the……

Universe Design

Is Replicating Self-Healing Life Possible?

June 01, 2018

A few weeks ago, I highlighted scientific advances of a "self-aware" cyberslug. Not to be outdone, scientists have now developed materials that automatically make mechanical……

Cool Science

Kepler Helps Reveal Answers to Big Questions about the Cosmos

June 15, 2018

"But wait, there's more!" This infamous phrase preceded the offer of yet another "great" benefit if you bought a Ginsu knife set or a Popeil……

Exoplanets

Maybe We Are Alone in the Universe

June 29, 2018

Back in the summer of 1950, famed physicist Enrico Fermi visited Los Alamos National Laboratory and discussed the possibility of interstellar travel with his colleagues……

UFOs & Extraterrestrials

Voices

A Chemist Discovers Philosophy

July 30, 2018

G. K. Chesterton tells of an "English yachtsman who slightly miscalculated his course and discovered England under the impression that it was a new island……

Evaluating Christian Apologists

June 01, 2018

Imagine for a moment that you're watching a message on YouTube by Hugh Ross. You find the video incredibly faith-affirming. Your brother-in-law is an unbeliever……

It’s Okay to Be an “Exclusivist”

July 09, 2018

A few years ago I attended the graduation of my stepdaughter at Seattle University, a highly respected Catholic institution. During her studies she had developed……

Women in Apologetics on the Rise

June 18, 2018

Last November, while working for Reasons to Believe (RTB) at the annual meetings for the Evangelical Theological Society, I met Rachel Shockey from Women in……

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