Author Archives: Thomas Alderman

Pray for the Church in the Middle East

May God strengthen and protect our faithful brothers and sisters.  Read this message from Martin Accad of the Arab Baptist Theological Seminary, here.

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Genesis as Allegory

This is the fourth in a series on the old earth/young earth controversy. Paul in Galatians 4:21-31 refers to the birth of Isaac to Sarah and of Ishmael to Hagar (Genesis 16), as an allegory.  Some have appealed to this … Continue reading

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A Challenge to Intellectual Engagement

This is why I love William Lane Craig. To those who think there is no real truth, what history teaches is: that all the world was mad in the past; men always thought they were right, and that led to … Continue reading

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Genesis: Four Views

I recently read Four Views on Creation, Evolution, and Intelligent Design (Kindle edition; J. B. Stump, ed.; Zondervan 2017, contributions by Ken Ham, Hugh Ross, Deborah Haarsma, and Stephen C. Meyer).  I will be posting my ruminations about it from … Continue reading

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“And There was Evening and There was Morning”

(Third in a series on the old-earth/young earth controversy.) I am reading Creation, Evolution, and Intelligent Design (2017), a sort of symposium presenting an interchange among Ken Ham of Answers in Genesis for young-earth creationism (YEC), Hugh Ross of Reasons … Continue reading

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Are the Laws of the Universe “Inevitable”?

https://evolutionnews.org/2019/12/are-the-laws-of-the-universe-inevitable/    

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John C. Lennox on the Age of the Earth

(Second in a series on the old-earth/young earth controversy.) John Carson Lennox is a British mathematician, a philosopher of science and a Christian apologist.  He is Emeritus Professor of Mathematics at the University of Oxford and an Emeritus Fellow in … Continue reading

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CREATIONISM: YOUNG EARTH OR OLD EARTH?

A Live Series The question of the age of the Earth is a touchy one.  Expressing an opinion on the topic is likely to attract dismissiveness, derision, and sometimes even charges of heresy. In addition to being a very controversial … Continue reading

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Pray for the Church in Lebanon

Here is an important blog post from the Arab Baptist Theological Seminary in Beirut, Lebanon.  There is a lot going on there, as you may have heard. This was my comment: As an American Christian with roots in Jordan, I want … Continue reading

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The fine-tuning just got finer

Here is a link to the latest from Reasons to Believe (reasons.org). Some scientists have maintained that the water habitable zone[1] is wide because even if a planet is farther from its star, more carbon dioxide can keep the planet … Continue reading

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