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Bad Design Is a Bad Argument against ID

One of my favorite things to talk about is the evidence for intelligent design. In particular, I’m fascinated by the work of Stephen Meyer in Darwin’s Doubt and Signature in the Cell. When I speak about intelligent design to secular audiences, there is always some pushback.

Blog Post | Apologetics | Tim Barnett | January 27, 2016

Can Intelligent Design and Evolution Both Be True? (Video)

Tim explains whether or not evolution and intelligent design are compatible beliefs: COMMENTS Read more posts

Blog Post | Science | Tim Barnett | November 30, 2015

Random Mutation, Natural Selection, and Information

This new video from the Discovery Institute is a clear and concise explanation of why we should doubt the power of random mutations and natural selection to build new, functional information content in DNA. Here are some excerpts, but watch the whole video (below) to see the helpful way they illustrate the truth of this:

Blog Post | Apologetics | Amy K. Hall | November 14, 2015

Challenge Response: In an Age of Science, It’s Silly to Believe God Created Everything

Here's my response to this week's challenge:   COMMENTS

Blog Post | Science | Tim Barnett | October 22, 2015

Challenge: In an Age of Science, It’s Silly to Believe God Created Everything

For this week’s challenge, here’s a quote from a Salon article: [I]t insults our intelligence to be enjoined to believe, now that we have split the atom, discovered the Higgs Boson, and sent a probe to Pluto, in the veracity of a supernatural account of the origins of our cosmos.

Blog Post | Apologetics | Amy K. Hall | October 20, 2015

Building a Protein by Chance

The origin of life is a mystery that has plagued origin of life researchers trying to find a naturalistic explanation. Nobel Prize winning molecular biologist Francis Crick, who co-discovered the structure of the DNA molecule, said, “The origin of life seems almost to be a miracle, so many are the conditions which would have had to have been satisfied to get it going.”

Blog Post | Apologetics | Tim Barnett | September 16, 2015

Why Is Evolution so Widely Believed?

A common question that comes up after I give my talk titled Why I Am Not an Evolutionist is, “If there are so many good scientific arguments against evolution, why is it so widely believed?” I recently came across an article by Dr. William Lane Craig where he responds to this exact question. In his brilliant response he makes two key observations, which I will highlight here.

Blog Post | Apologetics | Tim Barnett | July 15, 2015

Natural Selection Can’t Select a Future Function

In this short video from the Discovery Institute, Paul Nelson follows the development of a C. elegans worm from one cell to an adult, showing how “even these little worms, a millimeter long, humble little creatures out there in the compost heap…carry the signal of design unmistakably.”

Blog Post | Apologetics | Amy K. Hall | June 5, 2015

We Still Need the Old Answers

In a conversation on, historian Yuval Noah Harari discussed how society may change in the future due to advances in technology. He foresees a time of social change and unrest when the elite can afford advanced medicine (possibly even achieving eternal life on earth, he says) and the poor are left farther and farther behind. He compares his predicted social problems to the upheaval caused by the Industrial Revolution:

Blog Post | Christianity & Culture | Amy K. Hall | March 11, 2015

You Can’t Get Western Morality from Science

Atheist John Gray argues in the Guardian that atheists who think science alone can support their preferred system of morality are fooling themselves:

Blog Post | Christianity & Culture | Amy K. Hall | March 5, 2015