Category Archives: Science

Mars Curiosity: The Martians are coming — well, not quite

Several news outlets, including National Public Radio (NPR), are saying that the Mars Curiosity vehicle being monitored by NASA on the Martian surface has made a big discovery in its analysis of Martian soil, but scientists are cautiously waiting for … Continue reading

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Almost “Alone in the Void”

Adam Frank, a professor of astronomy and physics at the University of Rochester, has done us a favor. His op-ed in the New York Times forces us to face the music about our future prospects of mastering interstellar travel. His … Continue reading

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God and the so-called “God particle” (the Higgs boson)

On July 4, 2012, particle physicists announced the confirmation of the Higgs boson, an elusive particle they had been expecting to find for over fifty years. Their excitement is based on the importance of this discovery in (1) confirming the … Continue reading

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Exposition of Romans 4:18–19 Faith accepts reality but trusts God

Abraham’s faith was based on a very simple idea: God will do as he has said even if I cannot understand how. This explains, for example, how we may believe in heaven with full assurance even though we have never … Continue reading

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Science: Global warming — amount of warming confirmed

Few issues have aroused the feelings of political conservatives and their evangelical allies as much as the claim that global warming is a fact. A newly published study has settled several key issues about this claim that had formerly made … Continue reading

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Denny Burk on Pregnancy Reduction

Wow! It is appalling to read about new forms of evil. Denny Burk has posted about one on his blog.  I did not know about this variant of abortion, even though I subscribe to the New York Times. Must have … Continue reading

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Exposition of Genesis 1–11: Genesis 1:27

Genesis 1:27 God created humankind in his own image, in the image of God he created them, male and female he created them. (NET Bible) Don’t Underestimate Gender Differences! The aging professor of marriage and family life paused as he … Continue reading

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