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Is Christian Faith Obsolete in a Scientific Age?

Is Christian Faith Obsolete in a Scientific Age? I’ve just uploaded my CSCA lecture, delivered in several locations last year, including the Canadian Fossil Discovery Centre in Morden, University of Manitoba, SEMC Church in Steinbach, and Transcona Christian Reformed Church … Continue reading

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Debate: God, Science, and the Universe

This past Saturday a debate took place at Wycliffe College, University of Toronto, on the topic of God, Science, and the Universe. Participants included Lawrence Krauss, Stephen Meyer, and Denis Lamoureux. You can view the whole thing on You Tube … Continue reading

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Integrating Faith and Science: Some Reflections on Psalm 19

Last night I gave a public lecture in Steinbach entitled “Is Christian Faith Obsolete in a Scientific Age?” I will be giving the lecture again this Saturday evening in Winnipeg at McNally Robinson Bookstore and the following Saturday evening in … Continue reading

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Stephen Meyer Answers his BioLogos Critics

Stephen Meyer, Intelligent Design proponent and author of Darwin’s Doubt and Signature in the Cell, just posted a response to a Biologos series that critically reviewed his work. I think that the exchange represents a great example of constructive and … Continue reading

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Wisdom from Charlotte Mason on Helping our Children Integrate Science and Faith

This year, my wife began homeschooling our two boys. One of the authors that writes about educating children whom she really appreciates is Charlotte Mason. Mason advocated a holistic approach to education, which placed a strong emphasis on creating the … Continue reading

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Reflections on a Faith & Science conference at McMaster

In July I attended the joint, annual conference of the Canadian Scientific and Christian Affiliation, the American Scientific Affiliation, and Christians in Science (UK). The conference took place at McMaster University in Hamilton, ON. Here are some of my reflections … Continue reading

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Devout Christians that Acknowledge the Strength of the Evidence in Favour of Evolution

Many evangelical Christians are shocked when they hear that other evangelical Christians, perhaps even prominent ones, believe that evolution is true. But knowing about such Christians can open up space for important questions and constructive dialogue. Many have grown up … Continue reading

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Billy Graham on creation

A few years ago, I read the following quote from Rev. Dr. Billy Graham. I still find it powerful and provocative: “I don’t think that there’s any conflict at all between science today and the Scriptures. I think we have … Continue reading

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On Reading Genesis ‘Literally’

In many popular debates between ‘creationists’ and ‘scientists’ over questions of origins (such as the recent Ham vs. Nye debate), one very important question rarely comes up. That question is this: How should we read the early chapters of Genesis? … Continue reading

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Some thoughts on the Ken Ham vs. Bill Nye debate and on young earth six day creationism

Last night the highly publicized and (for some) highly animated debate between six-day creationist Ken Ham and popular TV science personality Bill Nye took place. The debate and question period that followed lasted for quite some time, and much could … Continue reading

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