The Fourfold View of Creation

by Ken Samples

The doctrine of creation is an essential Christian teaching that reveals much about the nature and purposes of God. Creation is not only addressed just in the Book of Genesis but throughout the various parts of Scripture. And the very first article of the Apostles’ Creed speaks of God’s act in creation:

“I believe in God, the Father almighty, creator of...

Thoughts on Is Genesis History?

by Jeff Zweerink

A lot of people have inquired about RTB’s response to the documentary Is Genesis History? We have purposely not posted anything about the documentary because no one on our staff had seen it. Last night, I saw Is Genesis History? along with two of my colleagues. Here is our response.

First, a little background. According to its website

Earth’s Seven Sisters: Are They Really Similar?

by Hugh Ross

NASA just announced the discovery of the largest ever batch of Earth-size, habitable-zone planets around a single star, 39 light-years away. The star is TRAPPIST-1, otherwise known by its colorful name, 2MASS J23062928-0502285. The TRAPPIST (Transiting...

Earwax Discovery Gives New Hearing to the Case for Intelligent Design

by Fazale Rana

If you are like most people, you probably haven’t devoted much thought to earwax, unless it relates to the safest way to clean it out of your ears.

But earwax is worth thinking about, because it is a remarkable substance with extraordinary properties, as recent work by engineers from Georgia Institute of Technology (GIT) attests.1 In fact, the GIT researchers think that they...

A Brief Comment on the Movie Is Genesis History?

by Hugh Ross

You already know my answer to the question in this film’s title. However, this movie presents a young-earth and global flood view as the only valid interpretation of the Genesis text. Although I won’t be able to see the showing because of a prior engagement, my colleagues will see it and post their comments on Friday. Let’s be ready to turn any conversation about the movie into...

Take Up and Read: Cur Deus Homo

by Ken Samples

This blog series on Reflections is intended to encourage Christians to read more vigorously by providing a beginner’s guide to some of the Christian classics in such fields as theology, philosophy, and apologetics. Hopefully a very brief introduction to these important Christian texts will motivate today’s believers, as St. Augustine was called to in his dramatic conversion...

Recent Insights into Morning Sickness Bring Up New Evidence for Design

by Fazale Rana

“A woman giving birth to a child has pain because her time has come; but when her baby is born she forgets the anguish because of her joy that a child is born into the world.”
–John 16:21

There is no end to a mother’s love. Most willingly sacrifice and even suffer for their children’s sake. And for...

How to ERASE Logical Fallacies

by Ken Samples

An essential skill to develop—particularly if you intend to discuss the truth of your faith with others—is how to understand, evaluate, and present a logical argument. Though it might seem complex and rather intimidating, an argument in logic is really a very simple thing. To have an argument you must make a claim (called the conclusion, or the central point of...