In this series, U.S. Navy Commander Mike Beidler shares his own personal journey from accepting young-earth creationism to embracing evolutionary creationism.
  • Confronting Our Fears, Part 1

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    Confronting Our Fears, Part 1 | Mike Beidler

        I came to embrace evolutionary creationism as the best scientific and theological paradigm through which to view the natural world and God’s strategy to redeem... Read More >

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  • Confronting Our Fears, Part 2: Losing Biblical Authority

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    Confronting Our Fears, Part 2: Losing Biblical Authority | Mike Beidler

        The most-mentioned anxiety over accepting an evolutionary creationist paradigm is the fear of losing the Bible as one’s spiritual anchor and source of authorit... Read More >

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  • Confronting Our Fears, Part 3: Losing Our Savior

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    Confronting Our Fears, Part 3: Losing Our Savior | Mike Beidler

        If Adam never lived (so the argument goes), sin is illusory, atonement for mankind’s sin is unnecessary, and Jesus’ death is all the more tragic.  Read More >

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  • Confronting Our Fears, Part 4: Losing Face

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    Confronting Our Fears, Part 4: Losing Face | Mike Beidler

        I’d like to start with an extended (and possibly familiar) quote from Augustine about what’s at stake when we ask, “What if I’m wrong?”... Read More >

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  • Confronting Our Fears, Part 5: Losing Peace

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    Confronting Our Fears, Part 5: Losing Peace

        Whatever your situation is, treat those who persecute you with love, patience, and understanding, and reassure them of your steadfast devotion to Jesus Christ. Read More >

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