• In 2 Corinthians 5:19b–20a we read, “He has committed to us the message of reconciliation. We are therefore Christ’s ambassadors, as though God were making His appeal through us.” Clearly this passage refers to our role in spreading the gospel. And yet I think it has wider implications, as well. One way we can help people receive our message of reconciliation with God is by modeling reconciliation among ourselves. John 13:35 says, “All men will know that you are my disciples if you love one another.” And yet, although creation beliefs hold a core position in our Christian faith (Hebrews 11:6), no other subject exposes a greater lack of love among believers. Read more...

Thankful for Scientific Advances

My family frequently goes on camping trips over Thanksgiving week to enjoy the spectacular creation in which we live. We’ve seen California’s giant sequoia trees, the Pacific coast, and the majestic mountains of Zion National Park in Utah. Even with the chilly weather, the opportunity to witness these impressive sights always elicits a response of … Continue reading


How to Prepare Earth for Animals

Most larger construction projects usually include one critical step when multiple things have to come together at the right time and in the right way. When building an addition onto the back of my house, that step occurred when erecting the walls. In the span of a day, the three walls were framed, balanced on … Continue reading


Tuberculosis Study Could Help Us Understand How Disease Spreads

The latest Ebola outbreak has elicited a lot of fear—justifiably so. The potential for a pandemic highlights the critical need for epidemiologists to understand the origin and spread of human pathogens. The Ebola scare also raises difficult questions of a theological nature. How could a good God, who is all-powerful and –knowing, create a world … Continue reading


Is the Whale Pelvis a Vestige of Evolution?

You’ve heard about the elephant in the room—but what if the elephant is a whale? I distinctly remember feeling uneasiness when I came upon a blue whale skeleton hanging from the ceiling in the Museum of Natural History in London. It wasn’t the skeleton’s massive size that caused my disquiet—it was the small pelvic and … Continue reading


RTB Scholars’ Thoughts on Pope Francis and Evolution

Pope Francis drew some media attention last month for his reiteration of the decades-old Catholic endorsement of the big bang theory and evolution as a means of creation. The Washington Post summarized the pope’s statements:1 The pontiff appeared to endorse the theory of the Big Bang and told the gathering at the Vatican that there … Continue reading


God’s Goodness and the Ebola Virus

Prior to this year, the Ebola virus was an obscure pathogen that rarely grabbed a slice of attention. Now it’s front-page news. All over the globe, the overwhelming response to Ebola has been fear. But this virus’ lethality to humans also makes some people wonder about God’s goodness. How could a loving Creator, who is … Continue reading


Q&A: Did the Sumerian Kings Reign for 10,000 Years?

From Jeff in Lake Ozark, MO In your book The Genesis Question (p. 117), you mention ten kings of Sumer who lived before a “great deluge” in ancient Mesopotamia. The eye-catching aspect of these kings is that each king’s reign exceeded 10,000 years, with one attaining nearly 50,000 years! The life spans of these kings … Continue reading

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Q&A: How Did the Nephilim Reappear after the Flood?

Roger in Grand Junction, Colorado After reading your chapter in Navigating Genesis about the Nephilim I still have some questions. Genesis 6:4 reads, “The Nephilim were on the earth in those days and also afterward when the sons of God went to the daughters of humans and had children by them. They were the heroes … Continue reading


Q&A: Does the Book of Revelation Hint at a Multiverse?

From Jeremiah in Vancouver, Washington Hello Reasons staff, Revelation 21:1 says, “Then I saw a new heaven and a new earth, for the first heaven and the first earth had passed away” (NIV). Do you think that this could be hinting at the possibility of a multiverse? **** Great question, Jeremiah! I think the “new … Continue reading


What Are the Odds of You Being You?

For you created my inmost being; you knit me together in my mother’s womb. I praise you because I am fearfully and wonderfully made; your works are wonderful, I know that full well. — Psalm 139:13–14 When anticipating the birth of a child—be it our own or a grandchild, niece or nephew—we might find ourselves … Continue reading

  • Hidden Treasures in the Book of Job

    Arguably the oldest book in the Bible, the book of Job has a surprising amount to say about some of the newest scientific discoveries and controversies. With careful consideration and exegesis, Hugh Ross shows that the Bible is an accurate predictor of scientific discoveries, and that both the book of Scripture and the book of nature are consistent both internally and externally.
  • Creating Life in the Lab

    Representing the best of RTB's efforts to anticipate scientific breakthroughs and explain their contribution to the case for Christian faith, biochemist Fuz Rana shows how recent advances in synthetic biology actually undermine the evolutionary explanation for the origin of life. Creating Life in the Lab addresses the scientific, theological, and philosophical aspects on both the dangers and promises of synthetic biology.
  • If God Made the Universe…Why Is It the Way It Is?

    Drawing from his popular book Why the Universe Is the Way It Is, Dr. Hugh Ross shares Scripture, stunning satellite photos, and the most recent scientific findings to explain the great love story that is our universe. This DVD series invites you to be a part of Dr. Ross’ small group. Each session includes a brief presentation (about 20 minutes), followed by Q&A.
  • Impact Events: The Earth

    In this unique student devotional, astrophysicist Jeff Zweerink and seasoned small-group leader Ken Hultgren connect little-known facts about our planet with faith-building insights about the Creator. The booklet includes practical, yet thought-provoking questions to help students apply each lesson’s principles to their lives. This Impact Events series is designed to transform your life and faith with truth from God’s Word and evidence from God’s world. God wants to impact your life. Will you let Him?

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