A major creationist organization has posted billboards in New York City and San Francisco with the purpose of engaging atheists, with more to come this month.
Answers in Genesis announced Monday the posting of three billboards in the San Francisco Bay area and a "digital spectacular" sign at Times Square.
Ken Ham, president of Answers in Genesis, told The Christian Post that the decision to post the billboards came in response to atheist groups in the past erecting billboards. more >>
A controversial televangelist has recently stated that diets low in carbohydrates are in violation of the principles of God.
Pat Robertson, author and current head of Regent University, said in an episode of "The 700 Club" on Monday that the Atkins diet "violates the principles that God set down."
"When your body burns this stuff with no carbohydrates what happens is you build up the clinkers," said Robertson. more >>
A university in Indiana has sent a letter to a Washington state-based intelligent design group stating that it will be reviewing certain courses that are allegedly anti-religious in nature.
Ball State University sent the letter to the Discovery Institute of Seattle in response to a letter sent last month by the group protesting the university's stance on intelligent design and the content of certain courses.
Jo Ann Gora, president of Ball State, wrote on Monday that the Discovery Institute's arguments against the university's stance against intelligent design will not be changed and that the courses they took issue with are being investigated. more >>
An over 2,000 year-old town dating back to Biblical times was found off of the northwest coast of the Sea of Galilee in the Ginosar valley in Israel.
It may be a town that was described in the Gospel of Mark named Dalmanutha. In the story, this is where Jesus went after feeding 4,000 people by multiplying the fish and loaves of bread. It is also believed to be this town because there are no other archaeological links or findings to suggest it was anywhere else.
Dalmanutha is only directly mentioned once in the Bible, and it is in the verse following the loaves and fish story. more >>
A Christian school that was criticized earlier this year for teaching creationism has closed due to a lack of funds.
Blue Ridge Christian Academy (BRCA) in South Carolina gained national attention in May after a photo of one of their creationist tests went viral. One of the test's questions asked students to state whether it was true or false that the earth was billions of years old. The correct choice was false.
Another asked, "On what day did God make dinosaurs?" The right answer was the "sixth day." more >>
A Seattle, Wash.-based group that advocates for intelligent design has sent a letter of protest to an Indiana public academic institute over a course that is allegedly biased toward atheism.
The Discovery Institute sent the letter to Ball State University President Jo Ann Gora on Tuesday regarding a course known as "Dangerous Ideas," an honors 390 seminar.
The institute frames their complaint under the recent Ball State decision to bar professor Eric Hedin's course "The Boundaries of Science," which was accused of being biased in favor of intelligent design. more >>