A Phylogenetic Tree of Life

Back in the early days of using DNA in systematics, when PCR machines (polymerase chain reaction) were cool new toys, the data was fragmentary. We were a grad student in one of the molecular labs sequencing plant DNA.

The Purpose of Creation

One of the things which allows Matty's Paradigm to be a consistent with the broad narrative of scripture is understanding that creation has a specific purpose. This purpose harmonizes physics with spirituality.

Purpose and Reason

Two dolphins with what look like big smiles.

Why did God create the universe? The answer to the ultimate question of life, the universe and everything: God created the universe so that sentient beings with free will could make a choice between light or darkness, life or death.

Evolution is Death

We have two natures, carnal and spiritual: the duality of man. It finds its way into everything, including scientific investigation. Evolution is a duality of truth and error. You need to know what's truth, and what's error.

Death Through Sin

One of the most helpful things for a Christian to know is the context of evolution. The traditional battle lines of the debate have been creation vs. evolution, but that's a trap designed to distract you from the real issue. THEN there was no evolution before sin.

March 11th

Sunlight filtering throught leave of a knarled tree in the fall

We (that's me and the Holy spirit) use deductive reasoning to resolve supposed conflicts between the Bible and what people refer to as "science" but which we've isolated and identified to be THE NARRATIVE (SciPop).