April 4th Is Square Root Day – Katherine Loop

Square root day—04/04/16—is coming up! Here are two ideas to help you use the day to reinforce a biblical worldview of math and praise the Creator of all together. Discuss the Purpose of Square Roots Square roots help us describe…

Pi – A Reminder of Our Limited Understanding

It’s 3/14, or Pi Day. Pi (typically shown with this symbol: π) is a name for the ratio between the diameter and circumference of a circle. This ratio has fascinated people throughout history, however, as, while it begins 3.14, the…

Well-Rounded Pi

After years of waiting, dreaming, and planning, the long-awaited day had finally come – and it was remarkable! That day was better than I could have imagined, and one day I’ll probably remember for the rest of my life. That…

Math, Snow, and the Creator’s Handiwork

Snow. We brush it off our cars, shovel it from the driveway, and perhaps roll it into a snowball. Yet let’s pause for a minute and use math to take look deeper at this amazing white substance. That blanket of…

Entropy: A Study in ‘Natural Direction’ – Dr. Jack L. Burton

Part II of II Physical Laws When we refer to the physical laws of our universe, we are referring to those principles that, without fail, meet the criteria required under the scientific process (discussed in the next section of this…

Mathematical Proof of God

“ . . . I can prove God mathematically using Einstein’s theory of relativity,” the medical doctor declared in the midst of a monologue about how much he loves science because of how much we can learn about God when…

Celebrating a Scientist who Rocked our World

Beautiful, delicious layer cakes are often used in weddings, birthdays, and other celebrations. Monday, January 11, 2016 marks the 378th birthday of Nicolaus Steno, who was a brilliant creation scientist of history, best known for his groundbreaking work in the…

Math, Sickness, and the Fall – Katherine Loop

As we use math to explore God’s creation, we not only find evidence of His wisdom and care everywhere (see one of my previous posts about the design God has placed in sunflowers), but we also find evidence of the…

Logical Layering

The shadow of the Grand Canyon wall offered a little protection from the heat of the late summer afternoon heat as I gazed up toward the rim, though at times it was too high to see anything of the world…

The Teleological Argument and the Fibonacci Numbers in Nature

The following is part of a faith-science integrating project for my Calculus III class this last semester. Part 1 was some hairy math and stuff concerning difference equations and its relation to the Fibonacci numbers. Part 2 was an application of…