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Tom Shipley

I am a former atheist and was a evolutionist during my college days, but came to faith in Christ at the age of 20. Now I regard my pro-creation activities as part of the work of the kingdom of God. I believe that a very tough, strident and unapologetic stance against evolution is called for though I may soften my tone if and when Mark Armitage and David Coppedge, fired for their creationist beliefs, are given their jobs back. Articles copyright Tom Shipley. All Rights Reserved.

My UFO Experience

The UFO phenomenon is a real phenomenon. I will get to that and then my personal experience last. For now, in support of that proposition, I will just refer the reader to some of the books on the subject by…

January 1, 2020

The Theology of Old Earth Creationism: Book Review Part 9

In this twelfth installment of our series, we continue to critique the book, “Dinosaur Blood and the Age of the Earth,” by Fazale Rana (better known as Fuz Rana), an old-earth creationist and a prominent member of the Reasons to…

April 5, 2019

Old printed copy of Genesis 1

Mental Starting Points and Seeing the Evidence: A Critique of Dinosaur Blood and the Age of the Earth Part 8

Here, in this eleventh installment of our series, we continue to critique the book, “Dinosaur Blood and the Age of the Earth,” by Fazale Rana (better known as Fuz Rana), an old-earth creationist and a prominent member of the Reasons…

February 22, 2019

Red Blood Cells CG image, pixabay

Dinosaur Blood and the REAL Age of the Earth, PART 7

“The persistence of original soft tissues in Mesozoic fossil bone is not explained by current chemical degradation models.”—Mary Higby Schweitzer, Proceedings of the Royal Society, 22 January 2014 Volume 281, issue 1775, “A role for iron and oxygen chemistry in…

January 11, 2019

Adam and Eve in the Garden painting: Wenzell Peter 1800 - 1829

Dinosaur Blood and the REAL Age of the Earth, Chemical Actions

In this installment of our series, we will continue to examine what I consider to be fallacious argumentation by Fazale Rana (better known as Fuz Rana) in his book, “Dinosaur Blood and the Age of the Earth.” Fuz Rana is…

November 15, 2018

Dinosaur Blood and the REAL Age of the Earth, PART 6

continued This is the eighth installment of our series, “Dinosaur Blood and the Real Age of the Earth” and is a response to the book, “Dinosaur Blood and the Age of the Earth,” by Fuz Rana of the Reasons to…

October 24, 2018

Dinosaur Blood and the >Real< Age of the Earth, Part 5C: Dr. David Plaisted on Knowing the Beginning Conditions

“Radiometric dating is largely done on rock that has formed from solidified lava. Lava (properly called magma before it erupts) fills large underground chambers called magma chambers. Most people are not aware of the many processes that take place in…

November 7, 2017

Dinosaur Blood and the >Real< Age of the Earth Part 5B

“(I)t’s not just a commitment to biblical inerrancy that makes YEC’s [Young Earth Creationists] reticent to accept the mainstream scientific view for the age of the earth and the antiquity of life. Their resistance has to do with scientists’ inherent…

September 9, 2017

GENETIC ISOLATION OF SPECIES – or Evolution Disproven in Three Paragraphs

The genetic code of living organisms is constituted of ultra-highly-specified coded information. This highly-specified nature of the genetic code of individual species is proven by the fact that virtually ALL genetic mutations are either harmful or lethal to the organism…

May 29, 2017

Dinosaur Blood and the >Real< Age of the Earth, Part 5A

  “… the nuclear force. This force, while essential to the stability of all matter, is not well understood… “The nuclear particles are held captive inside …the Coulomb barrier which confines the alpha particle. In nuclear alpha decay, the particle…

May 11, 2017