Current Events

Our most recent post, on a World Magazine contributor’s attempt to “debunk” theistic evolution, sparked such a spirited debate — especially over on Reddit — that I thought it warranted a brief follow-up. And when I say “follow-up,” I mean a CALL TO INTERNET ACTION. That’s right, I’m calling for…

Chances are you know all about the race card, but you may be less familiar with the “faith card.” Generally an evangelical phenomenon, the True Christian™ “plays the faith card” when he or she attempts to bludgeon his or her opponent into submission by the “vastly superior” strength of his…

The irony of Ray Comfort. For more information, see our post, “‘Evolution vs. God’ denigrates science using technology that science makes possible.” This work by godofevolution.com is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported License.

Answers in Genesis is prepping for its “Answers” “Mega Conference” and “Research” “Summit,” a four-day event scheduled for later this month in Sevierville, Tenn., that is billed as presenting the “latest” creationist “research.” AiG President Ken Ham blogged about the to-do earlier this week, while also plugging the “Answers Research…

As I’ve noted before, I believe young-earth creationism’s stranglehold on the American church is weakening. We see signs of it everywhere, from the United Methodist Church’s stonewalling of three anti-evolution petitions during its annual meeting last month to the recent or planned conferences promoting mainstream science hosted by Baptist and…