Latest Articles by Dr. Georgia Purdom

  • Blog
    Is God Like Santa Claus?
    April 7, 2011

    Last week, I received some material in the mail from a church. As I sifted through what they sent me, I came across a large paper “prayer rug” with a picture of

  • Blog
    Busy, Busy Weekend
    April 5, 2011

    When people ask me what my busy time of year is, I laugh and say January through July. And even when I think things might be calmer in the last five months of

  • Blog
    The Gospel and Marriage
    March 31, 2011

    A couple months ago I saw an article link posted on the Wretched website entitled, “Who pays for your spouse’s sin? Your spouse or Christ?” Intrigued, I clicked

  • Blog
    Shackled By A Heavy Burden
    March 29, 2011

    This morning on my way to work an old Gaither classic came on the radio, “He Touched Me.” It was the very first line, which I made the title of this blog post,

  • Blog
    Does “Till Death Do Us Part” Really Mean Physical Death?
    March 24, 2011

    Sadly, it looks like another celebrity divorce is about to take place. Melissa Gilbert and Bruce Boxleitner have decided to separate after 16 years of marriage

  • Blog
    Noah’s Ark and Flood—What Does It Really Mean?
    March 22, 2011

    Dan Lietha, AiG illustrator and cartoonist, recently sent me a link to the website of Skirball Cultural Center (in California) that used Noah’s Ark as a basis

  • Blog
    Anatomy and Physiology of the Crucifixion
    March 17, 2011

    For the past ten years, in multiple formats, I have given a presentation on the physical aspects of the crucifixion of Christ. It all started back in college

  • Blog
    Helping Children Wear Biblical Glasses
    March 15, 2011

    As I have noted in my blogs over the past few months, I have been teaching Sunday school for grades 1–3 at my church. Ten years ago, I’m not sure you could have

  • Blog
    Is The Virgin Birth Really That Important to the Christian Faith?
    March 10, 2011

    According to Rob Bell, founding pastor of Mars Hill Bible Church in Michigan and featured in the short films called NOOMA, the answer is no. Over the past few

  • Blog
    Save the Tree Octopus?
    March 8, 2011

    In this day and age, it is important to help our children discern truth from error. A friend recently sent me a news story entitled, “‘Tree Octopus’ is the

  • Alleged Alien Life in Meteorite
    March 7, 2011

    Headlines over the weekend boldly proclaimed that we are not alone in the universe. This assertion relies upon reports that a NASA scientist has discovered tiny fossils of alien life in a meteorite.

  • Blog
    Mother Teaches Four-year-old That Humans Are Animals
    March 3, 2011

    Last week, the well-known atheist blogger PZ Myers posted a guest blog on his site from a mother who explained how she taught humans are animals to her young

  • Blog
    Words Worth Repeating
    March 1, 2011

    A friend of mine recently shared this on her blog, and I thought it bore repeating. The words come from an old hymn that I had never heard before. As I read it,

  • Blog
    Skin Color—A Useful Tool for Teaching Evolution?
    Feb. 24, 2011

    According to Nina Jablonski, professor and head of the Department of Anthropology at Penn State, “The mechanism of evolution can be completely understood from

  • Blog
    Fill My Cup Lord
    Feb. 22, 2011

    My family and I were recently listening to an old hymn-sing on TV featuring the Gaithers and other gospel artists associated with them. It was great to hear

  • Blog
    Apologetics Mega Conference and Eugenics
    Feb. 17, 2011

    I encourage you to attend the Apologetics Mega Conference that AiG will be hosting later this year in Kentucky. Please go the website for more information. The

  • Blog
    Your Children Are Watching
    Feb. 15, 2011

    A few days ago I was reading a newsletter from a church we previously attended, and the following paragraph written by the youth leaders really hit home: Our

  • Blog
    Water Flea Has More Genes Than Humans!
    Feb. 10, 2011

    The water flea, genus Daphnia, is a small (1–5 mm) crustacean known to inhabit bodies of water all over the world. Its genome (DNA in the nucleus) was recently

  • Blog
    Victory in Jesus
    Feb. 8, 2011

    On the radio yesterday the song “Victory in Jesus” came on the Christian station I was listening to. It’s one of my favorite hymns because it really emphasizes

  • Blog
    Research Is Lacking—Agreed!
    Feb. 3, 2011

    However, the research that I am referring to—and the lack thereof—is that of Stephen S. Young, the author of a letter to the editor entitled, “Research is

  • Blog
    Encouragement from Fellow Brothers and Sisters in Christ
    Feb. 1, 2011

    Last week after my blogs posted concerning the negative feedback I was receiving from the atheist community concerning what I teach in Sunday school (see here

  • Blog
    What Should We Be Teaching in Sunday School?
    Jan. 27, 2011

    As I wrote on Tuesday, a comment I made in a blog last week has received a lot of attention from the atheists. I thought I would share a few additional comments

  • Blog
    Teaching Sunday School is Child Abuse?
    Jan. 25, 2011

    Last week I wrote a blog about the John Freshwater case, and in closing, included the following statement: I teach Sunday school for first through third grade,

  • Jan. 25, 2011

    Dr. Purdom dissects the evidence found in DNA for clues to its origin and finds the processes touted by evolutionists are greatly embellished.

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