God does not create and then abandon

Psalm 139:16 Thine eyes did see my substance, yet being unperfect; and in Thy Book all my members were written, which in continuance were fashioned, when as yet there was none of them. He doesn’t create and then abandon. WHATEVER HE CREATES HE FAITHFULLY OVERSEES, GUIDES, HELPS AND NOURISHES. We begin to realize that He who fashioned such an intricate and complex creation can surely oversee and bring to completion the complexities that Continue Reading

(Un)Natural: The Ethics Of Transgenics

From KHouse.Org (Un)Natural: The Ethics Of Transgenics by Steve Elwart, Senior Analyst Koinonia Institute And God said, Let the earth bring forth grass, the herb yielding seed, and the fruit tree yielding fruit after his kind, whose seed is in itself, upon the earth: and it was so. And the earth brought forth grass, and herb yielding seed after his kind, and the tree yielding fruit, whose seed was in itself, after his kind: and God saw Continue Reading

Heidelberg Man ‘Ceprano’ Demonstrates that ‘Peoples is Peoples’

From KHouse.Org HEIDELBERG MAN 'CEPRANO' DEMONSTRATES THAT 'PEOPLES IS PEOPLES' An older member of the Heidelberg Man family may have related to both Neanderthals and modern Homo sapiens, according to a recent study in the journal for the Public Library of Science. The skull cap of a man known as "Ceprano", found near Rome in1994, has been determined to be a member of Homo heidelbergensis rather than a separate species. According to Continue Reading

Human Origins: Apes or Adam?

From KHouse.Org HUMAN ORIGINS: APES OR ADAM? Thirty years ago, paleoanthropologists Donald C. Johanson and Richard Leakey got into a heated quarrel - on television - over human origins at the American Museum of Natural History in New York. Johanson had discovered the famous australopithecine Lucy, and he contended that Lucy represented a human ancestor. Leakey, who grew up on fossil digs in Africa and whose team discovered Turkana Boy Continue Reading

Ediacaran Fossils: Complex ‘Early Life’

From KHouse.Org EDIACARAN FOSSILS: COMPLEX 'EARLY' LIFE There are strange things under the sun, and still stranger things buried under multiple tons of rock. Paleontologists work hard to classify the assortment of ancient critters brought to light, but sometimes the fossils they find defy simple classification. Recent fossil discoveries in China have scientists puzzled about whether the finds are of an ancient plant or an ancient Continue Reading

The Peanut Butter Experiment

From KHouse.Org THE PEANUT BUTTER EXPERIMENT The next time you open a brand-new jar of jam, jelly, or peanut butter, let's find out how good of a scientist you are! Our entire culture - our science, our social structure, and our educational system - is based on the premise of biogenesis: that matter + energy = new life (at least on rare occasions) Let's conduct an experiment. Take a new (unopened) jar of jam, jelly, or even Continue Reading

Isaac Newton the Creationist

From KHouse.Org - Archives June 2007 ISAAC NEWTON THE CREATIONIST "This most beautiful system [The Universe] could only proceed from the dominion of an intelligent and powerful Being." - Isaac Newton Sir Isaac Newton, the brilliant mathematician who redefined physics for the world in the 17th century, was also a bit of a theologian. While he's most famous for his ideas about gravity and the laws of motion, Newton also wrote commentaries Continue Reading

Scientific Materialism and the Divine Foot

From KHouse.Org SCIENTIFIC MATERIALISM AND THE DIVINE FOOT Modesto, California is embroiled in a debate about whether a science teacher will be permitted to teach the theory of intelligent design alongside evolution in his classes. Last month, Roosevelt Junior High teacher Mark Ferrante told parents on back-to-school night he planned to do just that, to give his students a balanced understanding of the arguments involved. Modesto City Continue Reading

Dinosaurs and Men Together… Yep

From KHouse.Org DINOSAURS AND MEN TOGETHER... YEP According to most contemporary geologists and paleontologists, the dinosaurs died out 65 million years ago at the end of the Cretaceous period. We can see them today, certainly, as petrified remains in the rock walls at Dinosaur National Monument or on display at The Field Museum in Chicago. We can buy bits and pieces of them in little plastic bags at roadside fossil shops in Colorado or Continue Reading

The Battle for the Heart

From KHouse.Org  Archives August 2007 THE BATTLE FOR THE HEART What is our most important stewardship? While many of us tend to focus on economic or financial aspects of our "stewardship," most of us should be spiritually sensitive enough to recognize that there are other priorities that should supersede economic or material things: family, etc. But what priority should be the paramount consideration among the competing demands on our time Continue Reading