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Professing themselves to be wise, they became fools.  Romans 1:27

April 2005

Dear friend of KHCS,

The battle over evolution still rages ─ a sticker in a schoolbook stating that evolution is only a theory is declared “an unconstitutional establishment of religion.”    Efforts to have Intelligent Design taught in schools alongside the theory of evolution are struck down as “anti-scientific.”

The claim so often made by evolutionists is that “evolution is science; creationism is just religion.”  This flies in the face of the fact that there is no real evidence for evolution; all of the supposed “missing links” have proven to be misrepresentations of the fossil evidence or outright frauds.

Even famed evolutionist Dr. Louis S.B. Leakey declared: “It is simply not possible to conceive that the whole of creation is just an accident.  Almost all of us at the top of science realize that there must be some superior force, whether God, nature or X; it’s a design, a pattern, a guiding, controlling power.”  You see?  Even an evolutionist believed in “intelligent design!” 

What is at stake now is not science vs. religion.  This concerns our understanding of the fundamental nature of reality itself.  Is reality limited to our material universe, or is there more?  Perhaps a spiritual universe?  Many prominent scientists have believed this, like Dr. Gustaf Strömberg, the late director of Mt. Wilson Observatory, who said: “I believe that behind the physical world we see with our eyes and study in our microscopes and telescopes, and measure with instruments of various kinds, is another, more fundamental realm which cannot be described in physical terms.”

The great physicist, Max Planck, has stated: “Modern Physics impresses us particularly with the truth of the old doctrine which teaches that there are realities existing apart from our sense-perceptions, and that there are problems and conflicts where these realities are of greater value for us than the richest treasures of the world of experience.”

And Arthur March, Professor of Theoretical Physics at the University of Innsbruck, Austria, wrote: “It is possible, for example, that in addition to the three dimensions of space available to experience, there is a fourth one involving phenomena that scientists may never get to know about.” 

For a recent book on this subject, I suggest The Elegant Universe by Brian Greene.  Though not a Christian book, it covers current concepts of theoretical physics, including relativity, quantum theory and superstring theory.

 This issue is not a matter of ignorant, unscientific Christians unwilling to come to grips with Science.  It does very much concern the values of academic freedom and the spirit of scientific inquiry, now that questioning “scientific” dogma is struck down with such ferocity as only occurred during the Dark Ages.  As a Chinese scientist quipped, “In China we can criticize Darwin but not the government.  But in America you can criticize the government but not Darwin.” 

And, during the 1925 Scopes trial, the ACLU argued that “teaching only one theory of origins (i.e. creation) is bigotry.”  Why is it not bigotry still to teach only one theory of origins—evolution?  Or as Paul warned Timothy, “science, falsely so called.”  (1 Tim. 6:20)

Our position here at the listener-supported ministry of Joy 92-FM is that the Bible is trustworthy and authoritative.  No Christian needs to be ashamed of standing firm on the inspired Word of God.  Yes, the Creator God. 

That’s why we remain dedicated to proclaiming God’s truth through Information and Inspiration, 24 hours a day. 

Your generous, faithful, tax-deductible contributions enable KHCS to keep on blessing you, and others around the Coachella Valley, with empowering, Christ-honoring programming.  Your commitment to regularly support this ministry as a Ministry Partner is vitally important this month.

Please let us hear from you soon.

In His joy!

Glen Kippel

Glen Kippel
General Manager

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