Answer by John Mackay and Diane Eager The easy bit is that the word “man” refers to an adult human male, and a “woman” is an adult female human. But can we actually give a testable, provable meaning to the traditional words “male” and “female”, or are they just roles allocated for convenience which can […]
Answer by John Mackay and Diane Eager The “harmful” gases being referred to are methane and carbon dioxide. Neither of these are dangerous to the environment – they are part of it. We also need to note that cows are a minor source of these gases in the overall ecosystems of the world. Both gases […]
EDUCATION: A School Chaplain claims students lose faith unless we teach God used evolution. How do you reply?
Answer by Diane Eager and Ed Neeland School chaplains need to know that Biblical creation and evolution are mutually exclusive explanations, so let’s make a clear separation. The evolution model does not need to invoke God (ask any atheist). The Almighty God doesn’t need to use evolution. Combining the two is a desperate and unnecessary […]
The original question was: How do I teach my children where the prehistoric cavemen they learn about at school fit into the Bible? Answer by John Mackay Firstly you must be very clear about one thing: the God who was there in the beginning, has revealed there is no such thing as earth’s pre-history! The […]
The original question was: Why do you treat the Bible as a science book when there is no way the early chapters of Genesis ever could be scientific? Answer by John Mackay Our answer is simple – we don’t! The Bible never claims to be a science book, but more importantly – it does not […]
How should we read Genesis 10 and 11?
Is it science versus religion, or religion versus religion?