January 22, 2018

The Land of Blessing

By Chaplain Mike One of the interesting points of understanding that I came to accept when I studied under John Sailhamer is that there are two focus points in Genesis 1. First, God created everything (1.1). Second, within his creation God prepared a special land in the world where he put Adam and Eve (1.2-31). […]

Another Look: My View of Genesis 1

Another Look at a Post… By Chaplain Mike From March 27, 2010 My interest in the first chapters of Genesis began to blossom when I was in seminary, studying under Dr. John Sailhamer. Over the years, I have come back to it again and again. My understanding has grown and been refined each time I’ve […]

iMonk Classic: Answers Not in Genesis

Classic iMonk Post by Michael Spencer From March 1, 2006 Nothing discourages me about the future of evangelicals like “young earth creationism,” Hamm style. Josh puts it well in this post at Here We Stand: “Every time I read someone saying it’s the Christian’s duty to refute biology and physics with the Bible, something inside me […]

Back to the Trenches!

By Chaplain Mike The troops have been mustered. And folks, it ain’t gonna be pretty. So, this week, in the “where angels fear to tread” category, we’re going to gear up and go back to the front lines of the Creation Wars. As you know, I have recommended the site BioLogos and have posted materials […]