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Church of England apologises to Charles Darwin November 23, 2023
Anglican leaders’ appeasement of evolutionary theory in 2008, just before Darwin’s bicentennial, was as futile as Chamberlain’s appeasement of Hitler, 70 years previously.

Mountain uplift October 31, 2023
It happened quickly but did not terrify people

Gap theory revisited October 14, 2023
‘Gap theory’ has no exegetical basis in Scripture in both ancient Hebrew and 17th century English.

Another pro-life argument September 28, 2023
There are many good arguments against abortion. A Belgian doctor writes in with another one.

Carbon dating into the future September 14, 2023
Carbon ‘dating’ sometimes produces negative ages, i.e. dates in the future. How can that be?

Spiritual practices and evangelism September 7, 2023
How do we handle evangelism and discussions of spiritual things in the workplace?

Creation challenge: leave the Bible out of it August 24, 2023
Is secular ‘science’ the final authority for a Christian, or the Bible?

God's days August 19, 2023
Dr Jonathan Sarfati answers a query on the length of God’s days.

God of gaps charge August 17, 2023
Answering a prominent theistic evolutionist who claims that creationists argue for design based on ignorance.

Answering close family August 15, 2023
Biblical creationists are used to the outright rejection and ridicule so common in today’s world, but it can be very hard to deal with when it occurs within marriage.

Why is CMI so dogmatic on 24-hour creation days? August 12, 2023
Why does six-day creation matter? How can we refute old-earth compromisers?

Trinity analogies countering critics August 10, 2023
Answering questions about the Trinity: does God have parts, good vs. fallacious analogies, the Holy Spirit’s personality, the early Church’s recognition of the Trinity, what ‘God is one’ means.

God and beauty July 22, 2023
Does evolution produce real beauty without the need for God?

Miracles and science July 15, 2023
A reader questions the rationality of believing in miracles. However, the response points out that the argument commits a logical fallacy, and that sceptical attacks commit circular reasoning.

Explaining the blue and red colours of the sky June 15, 2023
Answering a correspondent who asked for an explanation of the colours of the sky.

Does evolution justify unbelief? June 8, 2023
Does evolution inspire apostasy and heresy?

Is the world perfectly designed? June 1, 2023
Is the concept of ‘perfect design’ even a helpful way to think?

Atheism is more rational? May 30, 2023
Is atheism simply non-belief or an active belief? Who has the ‘burden of proof’: atheists or theists.

‘DNA Journey’ traces the ancestry of celebrities in Africa May 25, 2023
We respond to a question about the out-of-Africa hypothesis, Mitochondrial Eve, and consider the implications for the way we value human beings.

Heaven of heavens May 23, 2023
A consideration of similar Hebrew idioms and a look at the biblical contexts where the expression occurs.

Who designed the Designer? May 13, 2023
Who designed the Designer?

The Carnian Pluvial Event May 9, 2023
Did it really rain on Earth for 2 million years?

Genesis 1 and 'seed faith' April 27, 2023
Does the 'seed faith' principle undermine literal six-day creation?

Thoughts in the heart April 25, 2023
Answering the accusation that the Bible errs in physiology by associating thinking with the heart instead of the brain.

Exodus 3:14 and God’s immutability April 18, 2023
What does God’s revelation about Himself at the burning bush imply about His immutability?

Christianity vs Hinduism April 11, 2023
What are the differences? Why embrace Christianity?

No evidence for God? April 6, 2023
How should we respond to such a radical claim?

Why must God be good? March 28, 2023
What does the fact that there can be nothing greater than God say to this?

Laws of cause and explanation March 18, 2023
How can we show that they are true?

Biblical stars not glued to canopy March 11, 2023
Does the Bible say stars were affixed to a solid sky? What did the Israelites believe about stars?

Versions of Christianity March 4, 2023
Do we condemn to Hell everyone who disagrees with ‘our version’ of Christianity?

God, science, everything, and nothing February 25, 2023
How much can science tell us about God, the universe, and the nature of nothing?

More or less information? February 18, 2023
Responding to vexatious evolutionist challenges about genetic information.

New Testament Gods word February 11, 2023
A critic asserts that no passage in the New Testament purports to be inspired by God. Is that true?

Phenomenological heavens February 4, 2023
Does the phenomenological interpretation of Genesis 1:20 lead down a slippery slope?

Should biblical creationists take time to refute atheists? January 28, 2023
Why does CMI give atheists, whose mission is often explicitly antibiblical, the ‘oxygen of publicity’?

Debunking Graham Hancock’s Ancient Apocalypse TV series January 21, 2023
Graham Hancock’s popular Netflix TV series, Ancient Apocalypse, challenges the evolutionary status quo, proposing civilization is older than claimed, however, his ideas are not friendly to biblical history either.

Doubts about design and the resurrection January 14, 2023
Showing how it's reasonable to doubt universal common ancestry and accept that Jesus' tomb was empty.

Does the scientific method have anything to do with faith? January 7, 2023
A correspondent writes into CMI thanking Gavin Cox for his article on Premier’s Unbelievable but challenges the idea that the scientific method has anything to do with faith.