I was at a science conference a few weeks ago where one of the scientists claimed in her lecture that the altruistic behavior we observe in certain mammal species proves that we humans share a common … more
Our primary strategy at Reasons to Believe for encouraging unchurched, largely biblically illiterate adults to faith in Jesus Christ is to research and present them with new reasons to believe in … more
Whether I speak at a church, a university, a seminary, or a research firm, during the Q&A time I am inevitably asked about the Cambrian explosion. I also get emails about the Cambrian … more
This article is an abbreviated summary of a white paper by the same title.
Today, the physical and historical evidence for the existence of the God of the Bible is so extensive and compelling that … more
Today, the physical and historical evidence for the existence of the God of the Bible is so extensive and compelling that unbelieving skeptics are increasingly resorting to nonempirical arguments to … more
In storytelling, every tale is told within an overarching framework. Settings, events, characters are critical in storytelling and plot development. The best writers create tension, foreshadowing, … more
Originally published in RTB’s ezine, New Reasons to Believe, vol. 1, no. 1 (2009)
Does the Bible indicate where knowledge comes from? Since evolutionary processes can’t guarantee true … more
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Review: Review and discuss the classic steps of the scientific method.
Discuss: Methodological naturalism is considered by … more
Was Charles Darwin a confident evolutionist?
It may be surprising to learn that the father of modern evolutionary theory had doubts about his proposed explanation for life’s diversity. … more
On May 24, 2012, I engaged a well-known British skeptic and science professor Lewis Wolpert in a debate entitled “Is There Evidence for a Cosmic Creator?” at Imperial College, … more
I wrote this article when I first came to work for Reasons To Believe in 1998.
Influential British mathematician-philosopher Bertrand Russell once remarked, “I am as firmly convinced that … more
Straight Thinking #107: Implications of Naturalistic Evolution: William Provine more
Straight Thinking #17 Resurrection: Critical Evaluation of Naturalistic Explanations, Part 3 more
I just finished reading a book that has been on my shelf for some time. It is William Lane Craig’s apologetic for the Christian faith entitled Reasonable Faith: Christian Truth and Apologetics … more
The other day I read an article written by Alvin Plantinga, arguably one of the greatest living Christian philosophers, entitled Evolution vs. Naturalism. I had to read it over several times to fully … more
The recent Bigfoot hoax garnered enough public attention to warrant comment all over the Internet. A fascinating article titled, "Monsters, Ghosts and Gods: Why We Believe," cited several experts and … more
More than once, scientists and philosophers have noted how mathematics can describe, with remarkable precision, the laws that govern our universe. An example of this is found in the article The … more
The four previous articles in this series have shown that the theory of evolution is more like a creation myth than a scientific theory. A myth may be true or false, but its principle characteristic … more
The last article discussed the mythlike characteristics of abiogenesis, a key component of the theory of evolution, that says living organisms appeared spontaneously from nonliving matter. This … more
The last two articles have discussed how the theory of evolution has characteristics of a myth (which cannot be proven or disproven by the technology of the culture), and lacks characteristics of a … more