Latest Articles by Dr. Terry Mortenson

  • Blog
    Ministry in Norman, Oklahoma
    Nov. 16, 2010

    Friends, The seminar last weekend in Norman, Oklahoma, was well received by those who attended. Many people thanked me. A couple of families drove two hours

  • Blog
    Bulgaria Part 1
    Oct. 7, 2010

    Friends, I just arrived in Bulgaria yesterday for seven days of speaking in various cities. Today Darin (the leading creationist in Bulgaria) will take me

  • Blog
    Another Full Weekend
    Sept. 29, 2010

    Attendance at the church seminar was good, and although not as many resources were purchased as expected (due to the depressed economy and loss of jobs in the

  • Sept. 21, 2010

    With the myriad of other positions out there, why should Christians believe that Genesis teaches a literal six-day creation, a global Flood, and a recent history?

  • Blog
    Old-earth Geology Refuted
    Aug. 26, 2010

    I would like to draw your attention to two new resources dealing with the age of the earth. One is an article by John Reed (PhD, geology, and a ruling elder

  • Blog
    Albuquerque Seminar
    Aug. 19, 2010

    This past weekend was very full as I did a creation seminar in Albuquerque, New Mexico. People were very responsive to the eight presentations I made, and I

  • Blog
    Speaking in the Creation Museum
    Aug. 13, 2010

    Many times each month, I give a lecture in the Creation Museum (as do the other AiG speakers). Afterward, I go to the museum bookstore to answer questions or

  • Blog
    Christian Leaders Grand Canyon Trip 2010
    Aug. 10, 2010

    In mid-July we conducted our by-invitation-only, third annual Grand Canyon trip for Christian Leaders. This seven-day raft trip down the Colorado River through

  • Why Don’t Many Christian Leaders and Scholars Believe Genesis?
    May 31, 2010

    Old-earth proponents’ own words indicate that evolutionary theories about the history and age of the earth and universe are the determining factor influencing their understanding of Genesis 1–11.

  • Book Chapter
    What’s Wrong with Progressive Creation?
    April 29, 2010 from The New Answers Book 2

    One result of compromising with our evolutionary culture is the view of creation called the “day-age” theory or “progressive creation.”

  • Book Chapter
    Where Did the Idea of “Millions of Years” Come From?
    April 22, 2010 from The New Answers Book 2

    Today, most people in the world, including most people in the Church, take for granted that the earth and universe are millions and millions of years old.

  • Feedback Article
    Weaved Together in the Womb?
    April 16, 2010 from Feedback

    Is the NIV version of the Bible wrong to say that we are “knit” together in the womb? Dr. Terry Mortenson and Dr. David Menton, AiG–U.S., examine the Hebrew and science.

  • Seminary Prof. Resigns Over Pro-Evolution Comments
    April 15, 2010

    The departure of Dr. Waltke has become a news item outside Evangelical circles. Terry Mortenson, AiG–U.S., comments on this news item.

  • Blog
    Unique Grand Canyon Trip—Strategic Ministry
    April 2, 2010

    One of the important aspects of my ministry at Answers in Genesis is helping to organize and lead our strategic Grand Canyon outreach.

  • Magazine Article
    Six Literal Days
    April 1, 2010 from Answers Magazine

    Did God create the whole universe, including the original plants, animals, and first two people (Adam and Eve) in six literal 24-hour days?

  • Blog
    Atheists Stand on the Bible
    March 24, 2010

    The enemies of Christianity will pervert anything we do: http://scienceblogs.com/pharyngula/2010/03/but_you_should_be.php. Isn’t it remarkable that they can

  • Blog
    Speaking at a secular university
    March 11, 2010

    Last week I had the opportunity to speak in an evolution class at a secular university. I lectured for 40 minutes on why I reject evolution and believe that the

  • Blog
    God’s Timing
    March 9, 2010

    This morning I received in the mail three copies of a booklet version in Russian of my paper critiquing the old-earth views of three leading systematic theology

  • Blog
    Museum Dialogue with an Atheist
    Jan. 29, 2010

    Part of my responsibilities at AiG is to give 5–7 lectures in the Creation Museum each month. Afterwards I go to the Dragon Hall Bookstore to answer questions

  • Blog
    Not Ashamed
    Jan. 18, 2010

    “Not ashamed,” our theme this year, is both a reality and desire for me in 2010. I am not ashamed, but I also want to be even bolder in the days ahead. I am

  • Dec. 29, 2009

    A person’s starting assumptions determine how they see and interpret the rock layers and the fossil record.

  • Technical Research Paper
    Systematic Theology Texts and the Age of the Earth
    Dec. 16, 2009 from Answers Research Journal

    In the past few decades there has been a growing controversy in society and in the Church over evolution and the age of the earth.

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  • Research Paper
    Christian Theodicy in Light of Genesis and Modern Science
    Nov. 11, 2009 from Answers Research Journal

    The problem of evil is always a challenge for the Christian witness. However, William Dembski’s “solution” proves logically and biblically unsound.

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  • Are (Biblical) Creationists “Cornered”?
    Sept. 11, 2009

    We agree when Dr. Moreland states that “we ought not allow science to dictate to us our exegesis of the Old Testament,” but then he proceeds to do exactly that.

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