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Explaining Christian Doctrine to Muslim Friends: Creation

Video By January 4, 2018 Tags: , 4 Comments

Last Summer I was invited to Istanbul by A9 TV to speak about the Christian understanding of creation and evolution. Though A9 an Islamic organization, they encouraged me to present my views as an evangelical Christian. We made a number of brief video clips where I answered their theological questions. Here’s an example: “Question: We are aware that evangelicals like yourself…


The Distinction between Creation and Creationism

Commentary By November 6, 2013 Tags: , , , , No Comments

We often forget to make the distinction between creation and creationism. One is a doctrine while the other is an apologetic approach. On the one hand, creation is a foundational doctrine of the Christian faith. The essential features of the doctrine of creation are unchangeable tenets. The Bible teaches that those features include the truths that God, without compulsion or…


The Five Mysteries of the Human Person

Book Review By February 10, 2011 Tags: , , , No Comments

I just finished an excellent book by James Le Fanu entitled Why Us? How Science Rediscovered the Mystery of Ourselves. Le Fanu, winner of the Los Angeles Times prize for scientific writing in 2000, gives a readable survey of modern evolutionary theory, genetic research, and scientific explorations of the brain. He demonstrates that Darwinism fails as an explanatory theory and…