Tag Archives: science

Science in the Bible

https://youtu.be/tBPmdNyROgQ By [wbt_preacher_link preacher="Will Barlow"] Science in the Bible • Cases when the science is “wrong” • Cases when the science is “right” • Overview and concluding thoughts Cases when the science is “wrong” • Flat Earth • Dome over the Earth • Unmovable Earth • Foundations of the Earth • Thinking with your intestines…
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The Miracles of Exodus

https://youtu.be/e7QRFotwkkw By [wbt_preacher_link preacher="Will Barlow"] The Miracles of Exodus • Background • The Ten Plagues of Egypt • A Possible Route Background Colin Humphreys received a Ph.D. in physics from Cambridge University. He is also an expert in chemistry, astronomy, and geology. He has spent a great deal of time and effort researching ways to…
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Miracles

https://youtu.be/pUFzfnYmyQE By [wbt_preacher_link preacher="Will Barlow"] Miracles • Defining a Miracle • Archetypal Example • Other Examples What is the big deal with miracles? Why are miracles important? • Thomas Jefferson famously refused to believe in miracles - his edited version of the NT had all of the miracles removed • In modern times, miracles are…
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Noah’s Flood

https://youtu.be/B0xPsa6WrPE By [wbt_preacher_link preacher="Will Barlow"] Noah’s Flood • Considerations • Global or local? • Evidence for Noah’s Flood • Implications of Noah’s Flood Considerations • Rain before the flood? • Plate tectonics and evolution • Scope and evolution • How big was the ark? Rain before Noah’s flood? Many have taught that, before Noah’s flood,…
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Geology, Earth Science, & Atmospheric Science

https://youtu.be/8VzgrLAFXfg By [wbt_preacher_link preacher="Will Barlow"] Geology, Earth Science, and Atmospheric Science • Geology • Important cycles • Plate tectonics Geology • Types of rocks/rock cycle • Geological principles • Dating methods • Structure of the Earth What is Geology? Geology is the study of the Earth and the processes related to the Earth. • Geologists…
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Scientific Objections to Evolution

By [wbt_preacher_link preacher="Will Barlow"] Scientific Objections to Evolution • Evidence problems (open scientific questions) • Methodological problems • Evolution or design? Evidence Problems The theory of evolution has several major open problems that are yet to be solved: • The Cambrian Explosion • Mutations The Cambrian Explosion Much of the fossil record could be viewed…
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Genesis 1 & Evolution

https://youtu.be/wZysp0JF3CA By [wbt_preacher_link preacher="Will Barlow"] Genesis 1 and Evolution • Review of evolution • YEC and evolution • OEC and evolution • Non-literal views and evolution Review of evolution Misconception #1: “It’s just a theory!” Misconception #2: It means to explain how life began Misconception #3: Evolution says that humans evolved from apes Misconception #4:…
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Biochemistry & Evolution

https://youtu.be/HDi6QRlyfSE By [wbt_preacher_link preacher="Will Barlow"] Biochemistry and Evolution • Common misconceptions with evolution • General framework of evolution • Modern evolutionary theory Common misconceptions with evolution Misconception #1: “It’s just a theory!” • Often, opponents of evolution will state that it is a theory (and use that term pejoratively) • However, evolution does account for…
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Fine-Tuning

https://youtu.be/oQYtxleTue0 By [wbt_preacher_link preacher="Will Barlow"] What is fine-tuning? Fine-tuning is the idea that the existence of life on Earth is due to remarkably precise “settings” in the natural world. • Example: baking a cake vs. baking a “fine-tuned” cake • Example: Finding a watch in a forest Fine-tuning in Scripture Romans 1:20   For his invisible…
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Genesis 1 & the Big Bang

https://youtu.be/yonfcv5mf6I By [wbt_preacher_link preacher="Will Barlow"] The Big Bang In basic terms, what does the Big Bang theory say? • The Universe began approximately 13.7 billion years ago • Space and matter have been expanding and cooling since then What is the current state of the Big Bang? • We will never be able to travel…
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Physics & Astronomy

https://youtu.be/iiRc2q_RFX4 By [wbt_preacher_link preacher="Will Barlow"] Overview of Modern Physics • Light • General Relativity • Quantum Mechanics • The Big Bang Light • Perhaps the most interesting and necessary to support life • Comes in many forms • Can act as a wave or a particle (unique!) • Light can act like a wave (ex:…
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Reading Genesis 1: Part 3

https://youtu.be/hJvy6Vm6ToE By [wbt_preacher_link preacher="Will Barlow"] Many views of Genesis 1 Perhaps the easiest way to divide them is: • Young-earth views • Old-earth views • Views compatible with either Old-Earth Views • “Day-Age” and modified “Day-Age”— Hugh Ross, Gerald Schroeder • “Theistic Evolution” — Francis Collins • Gap and modified gap — Scofield Bible •…
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Reading Genesis 1: Part 2

https://youtu.be/p2y2H1PrJ34 By [wbt_preacher_link preacher="Will Barlow"] What have we seen so far? • Genesis was written to a group of ancient people coming out of slavery • The questions that they were asking of the text are different than the questions that we ask Many views of Genesis 1 Perhaps the easiest way to divide them…
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Reading Genesis 1: Part 1

https://youtu.be/_9xyFXqh5xw By [wbt_preacher_link preacher="Will Barlow"] What have we seen so far? Genesis was written to a group of ancient people coming out of slavery The questions that they were asking of the text are different than the questions that we ask How can we read Genesis 1? Does Genesis 1 begin with a continuous narrative…
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Background on Genesis 1

https://youtu.be/s6BJBuavTnE By [wbt_preacher_link preacher="Will Barlow"] What is our assumption about the Bible? “The Bible teaches us how to go to heaven, not how the heavens go.” — Galileo Background to Genesis Who wrote Genesis? Some say that it was a mixture of writers over a longer span of time I believe that Moses wrote Genesis…
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What Is a Belief System?

https://youtu.be/5WwypAP39Hw By [wbt_preacher_link preacher="Will Barlow"] About Will Barlow: Interested in faith/science discourse since childhood Bachelor’s degree in Physics/Mathematics Master’s degree in Secondary Education (STEM focus) Published God & Science book in late 2016 Future head pastor of Compass Christian Church Goals for this class: Learn about different ways to interpret Genesis 1 Learn about current…
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