Latest Articles by Dr. Georgia Purdom

  • Blog
    Are You Hiding God’s Word in Your Heart?
    Sept. 22, 2011

    As a child growing up in the Church of the Nazarene, I participated in Children’s Bible Quizzing. Each year, children in grades 3–6 would intensely study one

  • Blog
    Glory of Man or Glory of God?
    Sept. 20, 2011

    My friend Stacia has a son with Williams Syndrome. Physically and mentally he is considered disabled, but she recently pondered the question: by whose

  • Blog
    Sexism is Alive and Well in the 21st Century
    Sept. 15, 2011

    I was watching TV the other day with my family, and a commercial for Klondike ice cream bars came on. Most of you are probably familiar with the jingle for

  • Blog
    Date at the Smithsonian
    Sept. 13, 2011

    My friend Susan and her husband Dan live in the area of Washington, D.C., and have developed a passion for creation apologetics. They have taken several of our

  • Blog
    A Price Worth Paying
    Sept. 8, 2011

    Recently I was interviewed for an apologetics radio show called A Place of Grace. The host of the show, Donna Lou Shickel, is a Christian committed to helping

  • Blog
    “Blessed Be Your Name”
    Sept. 6, 2011

    I recently heard this song in church and then again when I was watching the movie Soul Surfer (note: I realize there are modesty/apparel problems in the movie,

  • Blog
    Does “Worldview-Neutral” Science Exist? Part Two
    Sept. 1, 2011

    Last week I wrote a blog concerning the homeschool science curriculum Real Science-4-Kids that claims to be “worldview neutral.” This week I decided to take a

  • Blog
    Middle Schoolers and Biblical Authority
    Aug. 30, 2011

    Teri is a good friend who I met when we adopted our daughter from China. Her daughter and mine spent the first year of their life in the same orphanage, and we

  • Blog
    Does “Worldview-Neutral” Science Exist? Part One
    Aug. 25, 2011

    A few weeks ago, a homeschool mom gave me a flyer for a homeschool science curriculum that she had seen advertised. She thought I would find it “interesting.” 

  • Blog
    "The first time I went through the Creation Museum I cried"
    Aug. 23, 2011

    I always enjoy receiving testimonies from people whose lives have been changed by visiting the Creation Museum. The following email came from a person who

  • Blog
    Back To School—Are You Ready?
    Aug. 18, 2011

    It’s that time of year again—one that many children dread (not mine—she loves school!). Parents and children alike will begin another year of homeschooling or

  • Blog
    "Where's the Bible?"
    Aug. 16, 2011

    Last week, my daughter Elizabeth and my Dad and I attended a Reds baseball game. As we stood to sing the national anthem and placed our hands over our hearts,

  • Blog
    Enjoying Geology at a Biology Meeting!
    Aug. 11, 2011

    A couple weeks ago, I attended the joint meeting of the Creation Biology Society and Creation Geology Society in Rapid City, South Dakota. The day before the

  • Blog
    Mega Conference Was a Mega Hit!
    Aug. 9, 2011

    A couple weeks ago, Answers in Genesis hosted its Mega Conference in northern Kentucky. I was pleased to see so many people hungry to learn about apologetics,

  • Blog
    Wonders of Science and the Creation Museum
    Aug. 4, 2011

    Several weeks ago, my friend Dr. Dean Ortner paid a visit to the Creation Museum. Dr. Ortner is the chair of the science department and teaches at Whittier

  • Blog
    The Gold Rush Is Over But the Treasure of God’s Word Remains
    Aug. 2, 2011

    It’s good to be blogging again! Life was really crazy the past two weeks so I was forced to break my bi-weekly blog habit, but I’m back in the saddle again (no

  • Blog
    Can AiG's VBS Be Used in Other Formats?
    July 15, 2011

    I answered that I had used it in a children’s church format and it worked very well. I thought some of you might be interested in how I did it.

  • Blog
    Glory, Glory, Glory
    July 12, 2011

    This morning, on my way to work a familiar song came on the radio that I haven’t heard in a long time entitled, “I Bowed On My Knees and Cried Holy.” I don’t

  • Blog
    Five Years in Review
    July 7, 2011

    It’s hard for me to believe, but mid-June marked the beginning of my 6th year with Answers in Genesis. I guess I keep so busy that the time just seems to fly

  • Blog
    “I Almost Didn’t Come Today”
    July 5, 2011

    This was a comment a woman made to me after I spoke at the IFCA (Independent Fundamental Churches of America) Women’s Conference held this past week in

  • Blog
    Galapagos Adventure—Days 14 and 15
    June 30, 2011

    Yesterday we had an early start to hike to the top of a large cinder cone on Bartolome Island. This area has had a lot of volcanic activity in the recent past

  • Blog
    Galapagos Adventure—Day 13
    June 29, 2011

    Yesterday morning we took a panga ride around Black Turtle Cove off the coast of Santa Cruz. It was nice to ride instead of walk for a change! The highlight of

  • Blog
    Galapagos Adventure—Day 12
    June 28, 2011

    Yesterday we spent the day exploring Santiago. For our first exploration we landed on a black beach and were surrounded by places where the ocean had worn away

  • Blog
    Galapagos Adventure—Day 11
    June 23, 2011

    Yesterday our first stop was on the rocky beaches of Fernandina, the youngest island in the Galapagos. It is home to one of the largest populations of marine

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