Why We Need to See Through Others’ Eyes

Parallel images of barbaric atrocities committed by extremists and of health workers risking and giving their lives in the effort to control the Ebola pandemic raise the penetrating question of who we are and who we have become as a human family. On a lesser scale,...

Willing the World into Existence

A sermon by Keith Herron, Pastor, Holmeswood Baptist Church, Kansas City, Mo. Trinity Sunday Genesis 1:1-2:4a May 26, 2002 Psalm 8; Matthew 28:16-20; 2 Corinthians 13:11-13 In reading the drama of creation in Genesis, we learn there’s only one central character, God....

Three Years On, Creation Museum Is Evolving

PETERSBURG, Ky. (RNS) Ken Ham, the Australian-born creator of the Creation Museum, looks around the throng of about a thousand guests on a hot, August morning and notes that “for a Tuesday, this is not a bad crowd.” In fact, more than three years after it opened in...

Bad to the Bone? Are Humans Sinful by Nature?

Growing up in a fundamentalist Baptist church, I was continually exposed to the well-known practice of preachers, and especially those evangelists, who would annually slip into the town for revival services.   Those revival meetings would offer a time in which we...