A Diverse Human Family

Here is my latest column from the Millard North Hoofbeat. I discuss human diversity and how it makes sense in a Biblical worldview in an appeal for grace and understanding between people of diverse backgrounds.

As a kid, I always thought that diversity issues were dead. We learned about various civil rights movements throughout history and my naive, elementary-school self believed our world had moved on to be a better place. Unfortunately, I grew up and learned that such a utopian world did not exist, even if things had gotten better. Continue reading


Radiometric Dating: Flawed?

In issue three of the Hoofbeat, I wrote concerning the archaeological and scientific evidence that dinosaurs lived recently with man. While my article touched on several lines of evidence, I received several follow-up questions about dating methods. Radiometric dating is often held as proof, in science classrooms and museums across the country, that rocks are millions of years old. However, it is based on several basic assumptions which have led to incorrect dates. Continue reading

Dinosaurs or Dragons

I have been fascinated by discovery my whole life, and as I visited the Henry Doorly Zoo this past week I was quickly drawn to the dinosaur dig site. I read the information plaques and considered the claim of the dinosaur’s immense age of over 65 million years, supposedly existing long before man. Although I have been taught this view my whole life, I believe a compelling case can be made that dinosaurs lived alongside humans much more recently than popularly thought—disrupting the evolutionary story taught in school. Continue reading