Last weekend I had the privilege of attending my first Creation Ministries International (CMI) conference. Those of you who attended Lifegroup Week 9: No Compromise will recognize Richard and Calvin from the video we watched, ‘Things to Think About as a Theistic Evolutionist’. That video was an episode of Creation Magazine Live, that the two host on a regular basis. I encourage you to check out the many other great episodes at www.creation.com/creation-tv.
Calvin kicked off the conference Friday night with a session called, ‘Genesis; The Missing Piece of the Puzzle’. The session gave a great overview of the impact that evolutionary teaching has had on the church and our society, and the importance of getting back to the authority of the Word of God. The talk was quite entertaining at times, but there was certainly no mistaking Calvin’s passion for what he showed is a very serious issue for the church today. Diving deeper on Saturday, Calvin talked about the amazing and complex information system embedded into every living organism and showed how it would be virtually impossible for these systems to develop on their own by chance. [Read more…]