November 23, 2017

Floods, Climate Change, and Christian Credulity

Floods, Climate Change, and Christian Credulity Like many of you, I was astounded and appalled at the results of Hurricane Harvey on the Houston area.  Appalled at the extent of the suffering undergone by so many of my fellow countrymen.  Astounded at how much rain fell in so short of period of time. For a […]

A Review of “A World From Dust- How the Periodic Table Shaped Life” by Ben McFarland

A Review of A World From Dust: How the Periodic Table Shaped Life by Ben McFarland I originally bought this book on a recommendation from RJS over at Jesus Creed .  RJS is the science blogger at Scot McKnight’s blog who is a PhD professor of chemistry.  Ben McFarland teaches biochemistry and chemistry at Seattle […]

Signs in the Heavens

Signs in the Heavens Matthew 24: 29 Immediately after the tribulation of those days shall the sun be darkened, and the moon shall not give her light, and the stars shall fall from heaven, and the powers of the heavens shall be shaken: 30 And then shall appear the sign of the Son of man […]

The Ark Encounter- A Ship to Nowhere

The Ark Encounter- A Ship to Nowhere By Mike the Geologist The Ark Encounter and Answers in Genesis have been in the news recently.  Jim Kidder reports : The Ark Encounter opened on July 7, 2016 to much fanfare.  Ken Ham declared that he expects over two million visitors the first year.  Ticket prices are set […]

Finding God in the Waves: How I Lost My Faith and Found It Again Through Science.  A review of the book by Mike “Science Mike” McHargue.  Part 6- Epilogue.

Finding God in the Waves: How I Lost My Faith and Found It Again Through Science • Part 6, Epilogue • • • I just want to share some random thoughts about the book and about Mike’s journey to wrap up this book review.  As a scientist, I identified with Mike’s struggle to reconcile ancient […]

Finding God in the Waves: How I Lost My Faith and Found It Again Through Science.  A review of the book by Mike “Science Mike” McHargue.  Part 5.

Finding God in the Waves: How I Lost My Faith and Found It Again Through Science • Part 5 • • • So when Mike returned home I imagine his conversation with his wife went something like this: Mike:  Hi, honey I’m home. Jenny: Hi, honey, how were your conferences? Mike:  Well, I’ve got good […]

Finding God in the Waves: How I Lost My Faith and Found It Again Through Science. A review of the book by Mike “Science Mike” McHargue. Part 4.

Finding God in the Waves: How I Lost My Faith and Found It Again Through Science • Part 4 In the world of nerdery, just like any sub-culture, there are the elites.  Elite nerds are computer savvy, science aficionados, and they work at places such as Apple, or Google, or even Marvel Comics.  But if […]

Finding God in the Waves: How I Lost My Faith and Found It Again Through Science.  A review of the book by Mike “Science Mike” McHargue.  Part 3.

Finding God in the Waves: How I Lost My Faith and Found It Again Through Science • Part 3 • • • For 2 years Mike maintained a façade that he was still a Christian.  Why did he do that?  Both Christian and atheist might be tempted to view Mike contemptuously for his cowardly duplicity.  […]

Minds, Brains, Souls, and Gods: A Conversation of Faith, Psychology and Neuroscience – Part 8, Chapters 15-19.

Minds, Brains, Souls, and Gods: A Conversation of Faith, Psychology and Neuroscience – Part 8, Chapters 15-19 We continue the series on the book, Minds, Brains, Souls and Gods: A Conversation on Faith, Psychology and Neuroscience .  Today Part 9, Chapters 15-19, the rest of the book: Does Neuropsychology Have Anything to Offer Pyschotherapy and Counseling? […]

Minds, Brains, Souls, and Gods: A Conversation of Faith, Psychology and Neuroscience – Part 7, Chapter 14: Does God Guide and Direct Us?

Minds, Brains, Souls, and Gods: A Conversation of Faith, Psychology and Neuroscience – Part 7, Chapter 14: Does God Guide and Direct Us? We continue the series on the book, Minds, Brains, Souls and Gods: A Conversation on Faith, Psychology and Neuroscience. Today Part 8, Chapter 14: Does God Guide and Direct Us? Jeeves student […]