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More Anthropic Reasons for the Extreme Fine-Tuning of Dark Energy

February 11, 2019

Years ago, in a paper published in the Astrophysical Journal, theoretical physicist Lawrence Krauss referred to dark energy as presenting "the most extreme fine-tuning problem……

Earth Design

Quest for an Improved Cosmic Creation Model

January 28, 2019

Ongoing development in high-precision cosmology may soon provide yet even more compelling evidence for the supernatural origin of the universe. Astronomers' ability to accurately measure……

Cosmic Expansion

The Great “Cene Change” That Made Civilization Possible

February 18, 2019

Theater aficionados know that noise and commotion behind the curtain during intermission of a theatrical performance intensifies expectation. Then, when the curtain rises after intermission,……


We Are Living at the Optimal Terrestrial Mammal Moment

February 04, 2019

Large terrestrial mammals bring delight to everyone. Such pleasure explains why zoos, wild animal parks, and safaris are so popular. It also explains why so……

Earth's History

The Cell's Design

Does Animal Planning Undermine the Image of God?

January 23, 2019

A few years ago, we had an all-white English Bulldog named Archie. He would lumber toward even complete strangers, eager to befriend them and earn……

Human Uniqueness

Early Cave Art Supports the Image of God

January 30, 2019

This masterpiece depicts the Rue Mosnier (an urban street) as seen from the window of Manet's art studio on June 30, 1878, a national holiday……

Image of God

Electron Transport Chain Protein Complexes Rev Up the Case for a Creator

February 06, 2019

As a little kid, I spent many a Saturday afternoon "helping" my dad work on our family car. What a clunker. We didn't have a……

Intelligent Design

Prebiotic Chemistry and the Hand of God

January 16, 2019

If you could time travel, would you? Would you travel to the past or the future? If asked this question, I bet many origin-of-life researchers……

Prebiotic Chemistry


3 Ways to Be a Gracious Christian Sports Fan

January 29, 2019

I have enjoyed playing and watching sports most of my life. Now that I'm sixty years old I sometimes think back to my time playing……


A Memorial to Christian Thinker Michael Green

February 19, 2019

One of my favorite contemporary Christian thinkers, Dr. Edward Michael Bankes Green, more commonly known as "Michael Green," (1930-2019), died recently. He was a British……

Role Models

Scientific Discovery & God: Human Exceptionalism, Part 4

February 12, 2019

Some people think the advance of science continues to remove any reason for believing in God, but in reality scientific discovery over the last century……


Scientific Discovery and God: Planet Earth, Part 3

February 05, 2019

In the first two parts of this series (see here and here) I discussed how secular scientists, given their naturalistic worldview, expected to discover that……


Theorems & Theology

Life’s Layers of Complexity: When All Isn’t All

January 24, 2019

Looking back on 2018, I give thanks for the blessings God has rained upon me. I can't help but think how my vision of God's……

Challenges to Evolution

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……


Why Celebrate World Mosquito Day?

August 20, 2018

Mosquitoes are the deadliest creatures on Earth, killing over half-a-million people annually and sickening hundreds of millions more. So why on earth would we celebrate……


Impact Events

Mars’s Discoveries Showcase Earth’s Design

August 24, 2018

Earth's neighbor Mars has created a lot of discovery-driven headlines lately. In one, scientists found seasonal variation of methane in the atmosphere. In another, 3-billion-year-old……

Earth Design

Mastering Eddington’s Confirmation of General Relativity

August 31, 2018

Many people who witnessed the great eclipse of 2017 will remember it as a wondrous spectacle. But one amateur astronomer saw the event as an……

Laws of Physics

Preparing Earth for Multicellular Life

August 17, 2018

My family vacationed in the California redwoods and the giant sequoias this past summer. Seeing these majestic trees towering above the surrounding landscape invokes a……

Earth Design

The Perils of Space Travel

February 15, 2019

If only space travel were as easy as depicted in Star Wars or Star Trek! Traveling a few thousand times the speed of light onboard……

UFOs & Extraterrestrials


How Great Is Our God?

December 21, 2018

In C. S. Lewis's Prince Caspian, where Jesus is represented by the huge lion Aslan, a sobbing Lucy comes upon Aslan-whom she hasn't seen for……

Newly Mapped Area of the Human Brain: Evidence for Exceptionalism?

January 07, 2019

The biblical account of Adam and Eve makes clear that humanity did not evolve from other primates. God establishes human exceptionalism by creating us in……

Seeing the Wonder of Transparency

February 08, 2019

I was pouring liquid laundry detergent into the washer when I realized, "Hey, it's clear!" In that moment I became entranced by the wonder of……

The Reformers and the Age of the Earth

January 18, 2019

October 31, 2017 marked the 500th anniversary of the start of the Protestant Reformation. Along with global recognition of its significance, the event also sparked……

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