Educational
Highlights


Apologetics Symposium

Multimedia Presentations
1st, 2nd & 5th Wednesdays
Cedar Park Church
Bothell, WA

Creation History with Chris Ashcraft

Apologetics Course

Biblical Apologetics

Intelligent Design (ID)
 & the Wonders of Creation

Worldviews in Conflict

Biblical Creationism & Defending Genesis

Evolution

Wonders of the Cell - ID

Fossils & the Biblical Floood

Origin of Life

Ape Man

The Human Body Wonderfully Made - ID

Geology Worldview
 and the Flood

Age of the Creation

Dinosaurs

Amazing Animals - ID

Astronomy

Solar System

Big Bang

The Universe - Let the Heavens Declare

UFOs

NT Archaeology

OT Archaeology - Part 1

OT Archaeology - Part 2 Egyptian Synchrony




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Biblical Apologetics

Defending Belief in the Bible

 

Description:

Biblical Apologetics: Defending Belief in the BibleThe importance of the Bible can not be understated. As the only book to span the periods of antiquity all the way back to creation, it is essential for having both a correct worldview and an accurate understanding of Earth history. Yet how can we be sure that the text we have today is the same as when it was originally written?

This presentation will examine the authenticity of the Bible and illustrate key archaeological discoveries supporting the historicity of Jesus. We will also take a look at one of the main points of contention between the Bible and science – the age of the Earth.

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About the Teacher

Chris AshcraftChris Ashcraft is a Christian educator employed as high school science teacher at Cedar Park Christian Schools and Adjunct Professor at NW University. Formerly, Chris was a biology research technician specialized in plant tissue culture and genetic transformation technology. He was employed at the Cotton Fiber Production Laboratory at Texas Tech University and the Plant Transformation Facility at Oklahoma State University, and lastly was the Plant Transformation Specialist for EDEN Bioscience in Bothell Washington.

He obtained a Bachelor of Science in biology from Wayland Baptist University in 1989, a Master of Science in biology from Texas Tech University in 1996, a Master of Education from the University of Washington in 2008, and a Master is Teaching Math and Science from Seattle Pacific University in 2012.

Chris moved from research science into the teaching profession to serve God in Christian education. His decision was motivated by the impact that secular science is having on people of faith. Today, close to 50% of Christian students lose their belief in God while attending secular schools. This tendency could be lessened if the Church was better equipped to defend the authority of Biblical teachings (1 Peter 3:15). To be prepared for these challenges, it is important that Churches provide regular educational programs on creation and other Bible apologetics.