I was recently fascinated while watching the biopic about innovator and activist, Temple Grandin. This groundbreaking animal behaviorist exemplifies high-functioning autism (also called … more
My son, Michael, graduated from high school this year and is now formulating plans for college and his vocation. I recently told him that if he decided to become a Christian apologist, I would give … more
Highlighting new discoveries and how they provide new evidence for the God of the Bible marks one of the distinctive features of RTB’s approach to scientific research. Our scholar team works … more
This great impetus to intellectual advance came from the conviction that the Bible was indeed a written revelation of divine origin and authority. Christianity, a “religion of the book,” … more
A ninety-plus degree day, an inadequate ladder, shorts instead of jeans, and a non-English or even Spanish-speaking person to spot me on the ladder marked at least several ways in which I was … more
Straight Thinking #134: C.S. Lewis: Christian Writer more
Sending a student to a Christian college involves a maze of decisions. Not all colleges that bear the title of “Christian” require students and faculty to make a profession of faith or to … more
One of the greatest benefits chapters provide toward fulfillment of RTB’s evangelistic and equipping mission can be called “ministry multiplication.” Local chapters can touch … more
Some children are naturally curious about science and want to become scientists. What can parents do to sustain that curiosity and equip children to achieve their life goals? More importantly, what … more
It’s full-steam ahead for him with appearances at three national conferences this fall, plus a new book, one or two trips to China, and an Alaska cruise conference already planned for 2011. (But … more
There’s plenty to keep biochemist Fazale “Fuz” Rana on his toes. He has a new book in the works (entitled Creating Life in the Lab), three grown daughters, and a new … more
According to the National Geographic News web site, a major archeological discovery, referred to as “Jesus’ Brother’s Bone Box,” has moved closer to authentication than when it … more
I appreciate the idea of making New Year’s resolutions. Since we live such a short time on Earth, yearly reflection about life’s appropriate priorities seems prudent. And even if we fall … more
A skeptic recently contended that Christians could never genuinely value and utilize logic and critical thinking because their faith prohibits them from basing their beliefs on rational … more
I think one of the greatest apologetic challenges facing Christianity today is the anti-intellectualism present in many evangelical churches.
Unfortunately, many churches seem to provide spiritual … more
The motto for the United Negro College Fund sends chills up my spine whenever I hear it. Its foreboding yet challenging message declares:
A mind is a terrible thing to waste.
For the Christian, … more
Honest, we weren't trying to keep it a secret. RTB has been webcasting since 2001 but new navigators even regular visitors to our site could have a tough time spotting the little icon near the top … more
We've slung chunks of junk out in space and if we don't do something about it, we're sunk. Well, it may not be that bad, but space experts tell us that at least 10,000 four-inch-wide or larger pieces … more
"When I get a little money, I buy books. And if there is any left over, I buy food."
These are the words of Desiderius Erasmus, the Dutch Renaissance scholar and theologian. Reading books has been an … more
In light of this biblical truth, Christians are called to exemplify virtue in matters of the mind. God is honored when His people demonstrate such disciplines as study, reflection, discernment, and … more