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Special Event just for Atheists, Agnostics, and Skeptics in San Diego

Saturday, April 14, 2012 John Viggiano, a local member of the San Diego New Atheists and Agnostics has invited me to come and speak at the local library in Clairemont on May 26th.  He posted about it here http://www.meetup.com/san-diego-atheists-agnostics/events/60590952/ If you know any atheists, agnostics, or skeptics who might be interested in understanding the perspective Read More

Philosophy of Education

Monday, February 27, 2012 My entire philosophy of education revolves and depends upon the goal of people hearing the Gospel, believing and following Christ, and motivating them to fulfill their potential as servants for Jesus Christ. At first glance and to those unaccustomed to the ideas I present in this paper, this may seem like Read More

The Pro-Life Argument

Monday, February 06, 2012 Pro-life advocates contend that elective abortion unjustly takes the life of a defenseless human being. This simplifies the abortion controversy by focusing public attention on just one question: Is the unborn a member of the human family? If so, killing him or her to benefit others is a serious moral wrong. Read More

Your frame is crooked… (Is the creation story just a poem?)

Thursday, October 06, 2011 The parallels between the days of Genesis do not prove that they are only figurative by Robert Gerow †    These days, objections to a straightforward interpretation of the first chapters of Genesis are abundant, often to the same degree in Christian circles as among skeptics.  Don’t the first two chapters Read More

Responding to the “thinking atheist”

Tuesday, October 04, 2011 Watch this video and then read my replies to his argument below. Some of these are straw men arguments just trying to make evolutionists look smart, others misstate the creationist position, and others have nothing at all to do with creationism. Lastly I post real creationist arguments. Check here if an Read More

Shakespearean Monkeys? Not in this universe

Saturday, September 24, 2011 Why Random Processes Don’t Produce Information by Robert Gerow “What did you expect?” † It’s not so much evidence for evolution as it is a key part of the ideology behind it. We’ve all heard the basic idea, which is something along the lines of “Given enough time, a group of Read More

Detecting Evolutionary Baloney with Phillip E. Johnson

Friday, September 23, 2011 A Brief Look at Logical Fallacies by Robert Gerow † In Defeating Darwinism By Opening Minds (InterVarsity Press, 1997), an excellent basic-level guide to recognizing the flaws of Neo-Darwinian evolution, author Phillip E. Johnson highlights several critical thinking tips that every person should employ. Johnson is a legal scholar by trade, Read More

False missing links again and again and again…

Sunday, November 08, 2009 I recently received a question from one of my previous students who graduated in 2009.”…I had some questions on the evolution thing we did during apologetics. What was the flaw of Lucy? Like what did they find that was incorrect? And have you heard of the newfound hominids, one is called Read More

Evolutionists are wrong again…

Tuesday, September 01, 2009 If you follow the chronologies listed in the Bible beginning with the creation of Adam, the earth is about 6,000 years old. Of course old earth, molecules-to-man, evolutionists disagree with the Bible on this point. The reason is because the only possible way molecules-to-man evolution sounds reasonable (a lizard became a Read More

What’s my purpose?

Tuesday, August 19, 2008 Purpose, why do people have such an obsession with the purpose of life or having a purpose driven life? The desire for purpose in life is a very powerful force and although it is more of an abstract need it is almost as significant as the need for food. Rick Warren’s Read More