the Church

The modern-day evangelical litmus test for the TRUE CHRISTIAN™ couldn’t be more different than the one Jesus used. This work by godofevolution.com is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported License.

“So, did Jesus believe in a six-day creation and a literal Adam? We don’t know. He simply did not fully address the question of how we are to interpret Genesis, or if he did, the record is not preserved. And I believe there’s a reason for that: It’s not important….

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…

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…