Dr. Ben Carson overcame a childhood of intense poverty and struggle to become one of the most famous neurosurgeons in the world – but his story didn’t end there. Carson, an outspoken Christian who currently serves as the Secretary of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), also ran for president in 2016, inspiring millions of people in the process.
Do scientists believe in God? Can science and religion exist in harmony? When it comes to the intersection of faith and science, one of the primary subjects that emerges is creation — and the seemingly never-ending debate over evolution. Despite the fact that the science vs. religion battle is often overemphasized, there are fierce and passionate battles over how human beings and the universe at large came into existence.
Embracing Jesus changes hearts — and lives. That’s the lesson author Ericka Andersen learned after she met her now-husband, Rick, discovered his backstory and then watched God move in his life in stunning fashion. After growing up in an intensely abusive household and later suffering from the results of that treatment, Rick found Jesus — and his life was never the same.
Schools today are quick to teach that the world was created in one “Big Bang,” and that man evolved from primates. For Christians who believe that God created the world and mankind, it is important to understand the arguments in the “creation vs. evolution” debate.