Category : Origins of the Cosmos

Our Amazing Moon I: Amazing ‘Coincidences’ – Dr. Jack L. Burton

Series Overview In Genesis 1:14-19 the account of the Third Creation Day is recorded. On this day the Sun, Moon, and stars were formed. We are told in verse 16 that they have been given to us “for signs, and…

February 16, 2017

Uranus – The Icy Giant | David Rives

In 1781, Sir William Herschel made a discovery that would change the astronomy of his day. For nearly a century, since Cassini’s discovery of 4 new moons around Saturn, no celestial bodies had been added to the solar system. Herschel’s…

January 12, 2017

Pulling Back the Veil – What Cosmologists are Hiding

(Or: Big Bang Magic Part 3: Pulling Back the Veil on the five biggest questions about the universe) Contrary to what you may have been led to believe, cosmology these days is not an objective science, devoted  strictly to the…

January 12, 2017

He ‘Stretched Out the Heavens’: Starlight and Time – Dr. Jack L. Burton

Overview While many people (including more than a few Christian ‘scholars’) have become convinced of the secular notion that the vast expanse of the universe was formed before the stars, planets, and other celestial bodies came into being; the Bible…

November 23, 2016

The Bible and the Age of the Earth [Part III]

The Bible and the Age of the Earth [Part III] by Bert Thompson, Ph.D.   [EDITOR’S NOTE: Part I of this three-part series appeared in the August issue. Part II appeared in the September issue. Part III follows below and…

November 14, 2016

The Bible and the Age of the Earth [Part I]

The Bible and the Age of the Earth [Part I] by Bert Thompson, Ph.D. [EDITOR’S NOTE: Part II of this three-part series appeared in the September issue. Part III appeared in the October issue.] In the current controversy over creation…

October 31, 2016

The Days of Genesis 1–Literal or Figurative?

The Days of Genesis 1–Literal or Figurative? by Brad Bromling, D.Min.   Q. Were the days of creation described in Genesis 1 long periods of time or normal days? A. The natural reading of Genesis points clearly toward the latter,…

October 24, 2016

Is the Gap Theory Linguistically Viable?

Is the Gap Theory Linguistically Viable? by Justin Rogers, Ph.D.   [EDITOR’S NOTE: A.P. auxiliary writer Dr. Rogers serves as an Associate Professor of Bible at Freed-Hardeman University. He holds an M.A. in New Testament from Freed-Hardeman University as well…

October 10, 2016

Should Christians believe in a Multiverse? 7 Reasons against

The god of this age has blinded the minds of unbelievers, so that they cannot see the light of the gospel of the glory of Christ, who is the image of God. 2 Cor 4.2 Non-believers will likely consider the…

September 5, 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