Tag : math

Stepping Mile-High

“ . . . Eight, nine, ten” our group chanted as we climbed the grand stone steps, voices ringing loud and clear in the early evening air.   “ . . . Eleven, twelve, thirteen!” We stood all together and posed…

November 11, 2016

Math, Lightning, and Thunder – Katherine Loop

Summer thunderstorms can be intense. The rain, coupled with lightning and thunder, is an awesome reminder of God’s might and power. The Bible reminds us that it’s God who makes the lightning and brings forth the wind. “When he utters…

July 25, 2016

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…

March 11, 2016

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…

February 12, 2016

Math and the Creator – Katherine Loop

image by freeimageslive.co.uk – creator What comes to mind when you think about math? Numbers? Word problems? Drill sheets? For many, math has become associated with a subject of number manipulation and rules. Yet math is much, much more than…

November 14, 2015

Math, Sunflowers, and God’s Wisdom and Care – Katherine Loop

In my last post, I mentioned that math is the tool we use to explore God’s creation—that its very existence points us to the Creator, and that as we use it, we get to uncover pieces of God’s handiwork. Let’s…

November 14, 2015

Mole Day

Happy Mole Day! Have you ever heard of “Mole Day” before?  It’s actually a chemistry holiday –not a holiday to celebrate furry burrowing pests or unique dark spots on your skin.  In chemistry, a mole is a very special unit…

October 23, 2015

Ants and the Golden Ratio – Karl Priest

The Golden Ratio (alsocalled the Golden Section, Medial Section, Golden Mean, Divine Section, and Divine Proportion) is when the ratio of the sum of the quantities to the larger quantity is equal to the ratio of the larger quantity to…

October 20, 2015

Does the Bible say Pi equals 3.0? – Russell Grigg

In 1 Kings 7:23 there is an intriguing statement: ‘And he [Hiram on behalf of King Solomon] made a molten sea, ten cubits from the one brim to the other: it was round all about, and his height was five…

September 14, 2015

Marvelously Made Music, Part 2

Have you ever sung a song that worked fairly well at first, but ended up getting too high-pitched for your range because someone started it uncomfortably high?   Or maybe, like this writer, the opposite is more likely to happen to…

May 29, 2015