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Playing Fast and Loose with the Facts: How Ken Miller Misrepresented Phil Johnson

An old debate, featuring Dr. Kenneth Miller and Dr. Paul Nelson, has found its way onto YouTube. The debate took place at the time of the Kitzmiller v. Dover trial in Pennsylvania in 2005. ...

An Atheist Asks About Morality, Cosmology and Hell

At the University of Dallas last month, a polite atheist (Carter) had four major questions/objections to my "I Don't Have Enough Faith to be an Atheist" presentation.  Our nine minute exchange ...

Why Do the Innocent Suffer?

The only completely innocent person in the history of humanity suffered for a greater good-- the salvation of you and me.  Trust in Him this resurrection day.  If you never choose to do so, God ...
Did the Disciples Lie about Jesus’ Resurrection?

Did the Disciples Lie about Jesus’ Resurrection?

Easter season is upon us and it is almost certain that some newspapers, magazine articles, documentaries, etc…will seek to discredit the resurrection of Christ or imply that Jesus’ disciples ...

Abortion Advocates Don’t Want You to See this Video

Abortion advocates don't want you to see this one minute video. They would rather suppress the truth than conform to it. Had or encouraged abortion? There is healing. Please visit the ...

Once Again, Why Intelligent Design Is Not a “God-of-the-Gaps” Argument

The "god-of-the-gaps" objection to intelligent design is one that we have addressed numerous times at ENV and elsewhere (most recently, here). Yet even though the argument has been convincingly ...

Replicating DNA with Extraordinary Fidelity: Meet DNA Polymerase

In a previous article, I gave a brief overview of the complex molecular mechanisms governing DNA replication. Now, I will focus specifically on the replication enzyme DNA polymerase. DNA ...

An Exchange with Biblical Scholar Peter Enns on Archaeology and the Bible

Just recently a friend of mine notified me (Ted W.) of a blog written by biblical scholar, Dr. Peter Enns concerning archaeology and the Bible. The title of the blog post is “3 Things I Would ...
Did the Apostle Paul “Invent” Christianity?

Did the Apostle Paul “Invent” Christianity?

The writer of Ecclesiastes instructs his students “…of making many books there is no end.” (Eccl. 12:2) and this is certainly true. A similar thing could certainly be said in responding to the ...

Israel & Footsteps of Paul Trip this Summer

Have you ever wanted to see the Bible come alive by visiting actual biblical sites?  When I co-led a Footsteps of Paul cruise last year with my friend Bob Cornuke (the REAL Indiana Jones), the ...

DNA Replication: An Engineering Marvel

Recently I have been reviewing some literature on the elegant molecular mechanisms by which DNA is replicated. As an undergraduate biology student, I recall being struck by their sheer ...

Was the Old Testament Invented During the Babylonian Exile? The Answer is NO.

Just recently the History Channel aired the six-part docu-drama, “Mankind: The Story of Us.” Perhaps you might have watched it. Last year I was contacted by the producers and asked if I would ...

Tragedy Then Hope: Like the First Christmas

           I was physically sick when I heard the news. The mass murder of children and adults at the Sandy Hook Elementary in Connecticut is shocking and sadly too common. Evil is a reality in ...

More Functions for “Junk DNA”

A new paper has just been published in the journal Genome Biology by John Rinn and David Kelley, identifying a role for transposable elements in gene regulation in stem cells. Click here to ...

Life of Pi, Only 3.14% Accurate

Life of Pi, Only 3.14% Accurate Scott Symington An interesting encounter at sea is reported in the Naval Institute’s official magazine, Proceedings. A battleship had been at sea on ...

Intergenic Retrotransposons Can Serve Long-Range Functions

Retrotransposons (which include LINEs, SINEs, and ERVs) are known for the ability of their long-terminal repeats (LTRs) to serve as promoters and enhancers for regulating the expression of genes ...

The Design of the Complement Cascade

When I was an undergraduate biology student, one of my favorite topics was the complement system in immunology. The complement cascade is an array of sequentially interacting proteins that serve ...

Asteroid Belts and Planet Biohabitability

  A new study by Rebecca Martin of the University of Colorado finds that "Solar systems with life-bearing planets may be rare if they are dependent on the presence of asteroid belts of just the ...
You Can’t Preach the Gospel without Freedom

You Can’t Preach the Gospel without Freedom

When I hear Christians saying we ought not get involved in politics but just “preach the Gospel,” I show them this satellite picture of the Korean peninsula.  Here we see a homogenous population ...

The Molecular "Clutch" of the Dynein Motor Protein

Over at Evolution News & Views, I have just published a blog post on the recent paper in the journal Cell regarding the molecular clutch of the dynein motor protein: Here at ENV, I have ...

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