Feedback Archive 2015

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Instantaneous creation December 19, 2015
Why did the church reject the view that God created everything in an instant?

Chimp human similarity December 12, 2015
Might it actually be evidence for design?

Genesis relevant December 5, 2015
How important is Genesis for the Gospel?

Estrogen in men November 21, 2015
Does a Y chromosome and estrogen in men make them confused about their sexual identity?

God gene November 14, 2015
Is there a ‘God gene’? And would a lack of it excuse a non-believer from investigating the evidence for God and the Gospel?

Darwinian analogies November 7, 2015
Is a blind struggle for survival behind the success of every trend in our society? See why evolution is a poor parallel for how ideas achieve popularity.

God repent October 31, 2015
We answer the questions: Does God repent? Is God sometimes wrong?

Mosaic fossils October 24, 2015
What do we mean when we call fossils like Tiktaalik and Archaeopteryx ‘mosaic fossils’?

Biology purpose and pantheism October 17, 2015
Does saying that God designed creatures mean that they’re nothing more than mere machines?

Science contradict Bible October 10, 2015
Do we claim to have an answer to every objection to biblical creation?

New Testament Gods word October 3, 2015
A critic asserts that no passage in the New Testament purports to be inspired by God. Is that true?

Why create Satan September 26, 2015
If God is all-knowing and all-good, why did He make the devil?

Flesh minded September 19, 2015
An answer to the serious charge that CMI’s stance on Genesis is contrary to the ‘life in the Spirit’, betraying instead a carnal or ‘fleshly’ mindset.

Adams sin September 5, 2015
Two correspondents ask: why are we punished because of Adam’s sin? How would you respond?

6000 years masoretic vs lxx August 29, 2015
Why does CMI support the Masoretic chronology of ~4000 BC creation not the Septuagint’s ~5500 BC?

Mining plans and coal deposits August 22, 2015
But Flood geology explains them.

Provoked by the truth August 15, 2015
When skeptics criticize our ministry, they rarely engage in a reasoned debate but rather make fact-free assertions and resort to ridicule.

Why Christianity August 8, 2015
Why are we Christians and not part of another religion? How would you answer?

Debunking Freud August 1, 2015
A reader asks for proof that Freud’s assaults on Christianity have been discredited.

Ark birds clean unclean July 25, 2015
How many clean and unclean birds were on the Ark, including ravens?

God of gaps charge July 18, 2015
Answering a prominent theistic evolutionist who claims that creationists argue for design based on ignorance.

Jesus Genesis July 11, 2015
Does the New Testament give us enough information to say what Jesus thought about Genesis?

Surviving evolution classes at high school July 4, 2015
How teenagers with little knowledge and experience can hold their own in evolution classes.

Evolution allele frequencies June 27, 2015
Answering a critic who claims that evolution is proven by trivial biological changes.

Radioactive dating problems June 20, 2015
Why the isotopic dates cannot be trusted.

Gay wedding June 18, 2015
Christians should show love to their gay friends by refusing to attend events that celebrate their sinful lifestyle.

Objections to design June 13, 2015
Answering multiple challenges to the idea that design implies a Designer.

Homosexual dogmatism June 6, 2015
How can we respond to aggressive pro-homosexual dogma? Also, a CMI reader notes an irony about allegedly rational evolutionary scientists.

Order in the fossil record May 30, 2015
How can Noah’s Flood explain it?

NDE Bible authority May 23, 2015
How do we evaluate near-death experiences in light of Scripture?

Heaven and homosexuality feedback May 16, 2015
We answer the questions: Will heaven be boring with no sin? And, how did people start interpreting the Bible to allow for homosexuality?

Answering agnostic arguments May 2, 2015
Could you answer this agnostic’s arguments against Christianity and creation?

Torture April 4, 2015

Probability arguments work March 29, 2015
Essential to understand chemical evolution, and all other processes we take for granted.

Creation damage credibility March 28, 2015
Do compromising interpretations of Genesis help apologetics?

The Miller–Urey experiment revisited March 15, 2015
New claims about this ‘classic’ origin-of-life experiment, but it remains inadequate—and evidence shows the earth always had an oxidizing atmosphere.

Sound arguments or special pleading March 14, 2015
How to respond when someone tries to define the rules of the debate on their terms.

Asexual March 8, 2015
A correspondent asks about how we view those who claim an asexual orientation.

Were stars created in creation week February 22, 2015
The grammar of Genesis 1 shows that stars were made on Day 4 of Creation Week, thus refuting soft gap theories.

Defending young earth not biblical February 21, 2015
Is it wrong to deduce from the Bible the concept of the earth being young?

Salar de Uyuni Bolivia February 14, 2015
How to understand its formation and the origin of the lithium deposits.

Did Adam and Eve have to eat before the Fall February 8, 2015
Answering questions about whether Adam and Eve needed to eat before the Fall and why the Bible mentions gold in the Garden of Eden.

Questions about Mormon theology February 7, 2015
Are Mormons right to claim their understanding of the Genesis account is an acceptable exegesis?

Are we made in Gods bodily likeness February 1, 2015
A reader suggests our physical form is like God’s spiritual form. Can Scripture help us decide if that understanding is correct?

Know thy enemy January 31, 2015
Even though CMI’s opponents often raise the same arguments to our questioning of evolution, it’s important to re-address such objections to show we have solid answers.

Maniitsoq crater Greenland January 27, 2015
When did the impact occur?

Is God obscure and arbitrary in what He wants from us? January 25, 2015
A skeptic overlooks the fact that God has made Himself known to us in various ways when he claims that He treats humans unfairly.

Maui Hawaiian island January 11, 2015
How can I understand the general evolutionary explanation for the shape and structure of the volcano?

Comet lander Philae January 4, 2015
But it does not help the origin-of-life problem; it’s still impossible.

Eden sanctuary January 3, 2015
A ‘sanctuary’ from a hostile outside world?