We Are Blessed!

We Are Blessed!

Posted on Jan 17, 2017 in Blog Posts, Nuttings from the Front | 0 comments

  AOI has recently completed our staff team time in the new AOI office. This is a time when we meet to praise the Lord for what He has accomplished and chart out our year-long goals, anticipating the expanding impact and effectiveness of AOI’s ministry outreach. We will be disclosing some of these plans soon. In the meantime, keep checking our AOI website for developments. First of all, a big THANK YOU to our supporters for the opportunity to launch these plans....

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Put on Your Own Mask First

Put on Your Own Mask First

Posted on Jan 10, 2017 in Blog Posts, Nuttings from the Front | 0 comments

    On a recent flight, the flight attendant went through the “safety talk.” You know the part about “If there is a sudden loss of cabin pressure, oxygen masks will drop from the compartment above you. Pull down on the bag, secure the mask over your nose and mouth, and breathe normally. . . . If you are travelling with a small child or someone who needs assistance, secure your own mask first, before helping them.” Wait a minute! Secure your own mask first? How...

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How Does a Bat Know It’s Dark Outside?

How Does a Bat Know It’s Dark Outside?

Posted on Dec 22, 2016 in Blog Posts, Nuttings from the Front | 0 comments

I was recently at a place that has a lot of bats.  Frequently bats will hang from corners of ceilings. Many are found in caves where they come out at night. The other night, dozens of bats flew down the corridor of the hotel we were staying at.  Now that is a bit spooky when dozens of bats are flying right at you — worse, if you saw a spooky show featuring “killer” bats several years ago and shortly thereafter entered a deserted room in an abandoned house which was...

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Indian Drawings of Dinosaurs?

Posted on Apr 16, 2015 in Nuttings from the Front | 3 comments

Mary Jo & I are currently leading a geology field trip of the Southwest for Jackson Hole Bible College. Besides seeing a lot of rock layers and formations (love that Flood Geology), they have gotten to see quite a few petroglyphs. One of those we saw looks interestingly like a bi-pedal dinosaur (image to the left). In another spot, we saw a petroglyph that looked like a sauropod dinosaur (the first is an actual photograph and the second is the photographically enhanced...

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Creative Ideas for Children’s Ministry

Posted on Mar 3, 2015 in Nuttings from the Front | 0 comments

We had a very full schedule on our recent speaking trip to the northwest, with lots of opportunities to share the truth about Creation and God’s Word with children, teens, and adults. In all, we did 44 presentations at 22 locations in 2 weeks… Wow! These included churches, creation groups, a university, Christian schools, homeschool groups, and public school kids. It’s been a bit of a whirlwind, but we are privileged to come alongside so many others who are reaching...

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The Drive into a Storm?

Posted on Dec 12, 2014 in Nuttings from the Front | 0 comments

  Not long ago, I was reflecting on the goodness of God in our constant travels, and wanted to give an example from a recent event. The seminar had been scheduled for some time. People were planning to be there that Saturday afternoon in Pinedale, Wyoming. However, the weather stations reported that the temperatures had just reached unseasonable lows in Pinedale (29 degrees below zero). The reports also indicated that snow and winds were likely to make driving the 350...

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American University Hostility

Posted on Nov 18, 2014 in Nuttings from the Front | 0 comments

  I just read an article where Ravi Zacharias, one of the leading Christian Apologists, was quoted as saying that American universities are becoming more hostile to Christians than the Middle East. The online story, quotes Zacharias saying: “If you had asked me [which is more hostile, the Middle East or an Ivy League campus] even last year, I would have probably said, ‘Clearly the tension is greater in those parts of the world, because one wrong word and you don’t know...

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Dinosaur Track Field Trip

Posted on Sep 19, 2014 in Nuttings from the Front | 0 comments

  Last month I had an opportunity to give some creation presentations at a church in Gateway, Colorado relating to dinosaurs and evidence for the Flood. Afterwards, we took an excursion to a dinosaur trackway which is found on a sandstone layer in the mountains between Gateway, Colorado and Moab, Utah. The question that was posed to me, as a geologist, was how they were made and then preserved. The first thing I jokingly told them is that the dinosaur must have weighed...

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Horn Creek Creation Adventure Report

Posted on Aug 5, 2014 in Nuttings from the Front | 0 comments

  Mary Jo & I recently enjoyed conducting a family camp at Horn Creek Camp near Westcliffe, Colorado. It was our first year doing a Creation Adventure at this camp and everything went great. Families enjoyed the facilities including their lodge rooms, excellent meals, and the meeting room for our presentations. The activities were as intense or as laid back as each family desired. From the comments we received, everyone benefitted from, and enjoyed, the Creation...

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Is Teaching Creation Child Abuse?

Posted on Jun 26, 2014 in Nuttings from the Front | 2 comments

  An article in Creation Ministries International’s Prayer News (April 2014) caught my eye. It was entitled: “ ‘Teaching creation is child abuse’? A response to rabid atheist claims.” In this well-written article, Gary Bates exposed their tactics and answered their unscientific claims. Teaching creationism has been called “child abuse” because it is withholding information from children. However, nothing could be further from the truth. Creationists like Bates and...

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Microscopic Structure of Tears

Posted on Jun 20, 2014 in Nuttings from the Front | 0 comments

  I was alerted to a photographic study, which I managed to find on the web, regarding the microscopic structure of dried human tears. Rose-Lynn Fisher, the photographer, wondered if various tear types dry into different patterns. It appears at first glance that tears of joy yield a different pattern from tears from onions, tears from grief, or just normal tears which continually lubricate the eye. Although I had never considered that one teardrop might differ from...

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Evolution is Not Science, It is Philosophy

Posted on May 16, 2014 in Nuttings from the Front | 0 comments

  Mary Jo and I recently spoke at Westland Baptist Church in Katy, TX. The two sermon sessions I gave seemed very well-received, that is judging from the numerous comments and also the desire for more resources on the topics. One of the points I made is that evolution is not science.  Instead, it is a philosophy posing as though it were science. I expected that the statement would raise a few eyebrows with some of the students who were present at the church. After all,...

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