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Garrett Haley

Garrett Haley is a freelance writer living in Lubbock, Texas. He contributes weekly news articles to Christian News Network and biweekly blog posts to Come Awake.

For God So Loved a Pale Blue Dot

Have you ever seen a picture so powerful that it remains forever etched in your mind? The Kiss. Afghan Girl. Migrant Mother. All these are iconic images that, for me, are unforgettable. But there’s one picture that tops them all. It’s called Pale Blue…

May 1, 2017

Two science books that changed my worldview forever

Confession: I’m a bookworm. At the end of a long day, I love nothing more than to immerse myself in a fascinating book or magazine. These days my favorite reading materials include The Atlantic, Smithsonian Magazine, and books about history,…

April 3, 2017

Evolution and the character of God

Last month I was talking with a friend who believes God used evolution to bring about life on earth. He believes that Genesis is fully compatible with the theory of evolution, and that enormous epochs of time transpired during the…

March 1, 2017

The overwhelming vastness of space

Sometimes I wonder why God created such an enormous universe for us to live in. Couldn’t he have just created the earth and it would have been sufficient? Instead, he placed us in a universe that is something like 100…

February 1, 2017

Trying So Hard to Understand Our Creator

Jon Krakauer is one of my favorite authors. His book Into Thin Air, which documents a 1996 mountaineering disaster on Mt. Everest, is a masterpiece. Just recently I finished reading another one of his best sellers, Under the Banner of…

December 31, 2016

How to read Genesis (and the rest of the Bible) in a fresh, exciting new way

Have you ever read a Bible that has no verse or chapter numbers? Chapter and verse numbers were actually added to the Bible fairly recently, only becoming popular about 500 years ago. Sometimes we forget that when Moses, Luke, Paul,…

December 2, 2016

Are you equipped to make a difference in our post-Christian society?

God and the Bible were once widely revered in the United States. Though this country never was a theocracy or a purely Christian nation, most of the Founding Fathers were Protestants. Tour Washington, D.C., and you’ll see all kinds of…

November 3, 2016

Brilliant Chemist Reveals Devastating Weaknesses in Evolutionary Theory

Let’s be honest: some of the arguments used for creation and against evolution are not particularly compelling. Sometimes they’re just not articulated very well. Other times they’re based on outdated data or scientific misconceptions. Evolutionists like to take these arguments…

September 30, 2016

Are we living in a computer simulation?

Elon Musk is one of the greatest entrepreneurs of our lifetimes. In 2002, he founded SpaceX. In 2003, he co-founded Tesla Motors. In 2016, he was recognized as one of the top 100 wealthiest people in the world. He’s inventive,…

August 31, 2016

Are all religions the same? Or is Christianity different?

In 1958, Huston Smith published a groundbreaking book titled The World’s Religions. Fifty-eight years and two million copies later, the book remains an authoritative summary of the world’s major faiths. Last year, for the first time, I read Smith’s book….

August 1, 2016