Monday, May 17, 2010

Bruce Waltke's Conclusion

Last month renowned Old Testament scholar Bruce Waltke resigned from Reformed Theological Seminary. In a March 24 release of an interview from 2009 Waltke stated:
"...if the data is overwhelmingly in favor of evolution, to deny that reality will make us a cult…some odd group that is not really interacting with the world. And rightly so, because we are not using our gifts and trusting God’s Providence that brought us to this point of our awareness.”
This statement came as a shock to many of us. The Intelligent Design movement, Dr. Hugh Ross' research, and Young Earth Creationists unite in proving the fallacies of Darwinian evolution.

This announcement from Waltke is another indication of the need for sound, biblical exegesis of Genesis one that harmonizes with valid scientific observation. We believe that Young Biosphere Creationism (as explained in The Age of the Universe book) accomplishes these objectives. May we each use our intellectual and spiritual gifts productively to defend and teach the Who and how of origins.

Friday, April 9, 2010

Age of the Earth/ Age of the Biosphere

My friend, Dr. Jackson, answered a query about the age of the earth this way:

"Dr J. I have a teacher who thinks God created the world but used evolution so the world is millions of years old. How do creationists refute that? What evidence do we have? Does it matter how old Earth is? Ok thanks so much. God bless! - Jessica G."

"Jessica, we've got dino bones with blood still in them. They've gotta be only 4000 years old. pbs.org/wgbh/nova/sciencenow/3411/01.html We found a group of WW2 warplanes 275 feet inside a glacier that's moved miles in just decades not eons. Glaciers grow faster than they are telling us. http://p38assn.org/glacier-girl-recovery.htm Cave stalactites don't take "millions" of yrs, either. Just look up— next time you drive under a stone bridge that --is not-- millions of years old—you'll see them there anyway. The problem is ... how do --evo's-- get off saying Earth --is-- billions old?? Keep thinking. Dr J" - POINTS OF ORIGINS with Dr. Jackson Creation Truth Foundation www.CreationTruth.com

We agree with young earth creation apologists, but call attention to the distinction between the older age of our planet's mineral base and the relatively recent creation of the biosphere. (This latter creation is described in Genesis chapter 1). We believe that the undefined age of the universe model fits a literal exegesis of the Genesis account, allows for the observational evidence of astronomy, yet defends the recent origin of earth's biosphere and the divine creation of all living things.

- posted by J. Woodward

Thursday, April 1, 2010

Critique of Smithsonian's "Human Evolution" Exhibit

John Woodward writes:

My friend, G. Charles Jackson, a Creation Science lecturer, sent me this tip:

"Intelligent Design theorist Casey Luskin, does an excellent job reviewing the displays at the Smithsonian Museum's newest exhibit on "Human Evolution." Enjoy the link. They've included the infamously admitted non-link "Ardi" and disqualified hybrid "Toumai" in their list of missing-link "proofs" of evolution." http://www.evolutionnews.org/2010/03/smithsonians_new_human_origins.html

I imagine the exhibit didn't randomly assemble itself... :-)

Friday, February 19, 2010

Creation Conference 2010

I am hoping to attend this event in N.C. Let us pray for God's blessing on it and opportunities to advocate Young Biosphere Creationism.

"Wednesday, June 9 – Sunday, June 13

Lifeway Ridgecrest Conference Center near Asheville, NC

THE ATHEISTS ARE ON THE MARCH LIKE NEVER BEFORE! Why? Because creation is also being discussed like never before, and they are worried! This series of lectures and activities will equip you and your children with the necessary tools and information to dramatically affect this world for Christ.

Schedule: This five day conference has over 20 sessions including a Q & A panel, a special forum on distant starlight, and a geology excursion to nearby Linville caverns and a broad range of presentations on the creation/evolution issues.

This may be the most comprehensive and important conference held in 2010.

Gary Bates

CEO
Creation Ministries International (US)
PO Box 350, Powder Springs, GA 30127

Phone: 1-800-616-1264 Ext. 205

Online: www.Creation2010.com"

Saturday, January 30, 2010

Creationism and a Biblical Worldview

[from John Woodward]. One of the vital reasons for a biblical, defensible view of creationism is that this is an essential component of a biblical worldview. Dr. Phil Jones is preaching a series on A Biblical Worldview. On January 17, 2010 he gave an excellent overview of the case for biblical creationism and the falacies of evolution. You can listen online or download this message. PDF notes are available on the same web page: http://www.fbcpowell.org/resources/media/sermons/