FIGI seminar: Planet of the Apes
Planet of the Apes
Secular Paleoanthropologists assert adamantly that humans are the descendants of ape-like ancestors. Darwin's seminal theory led naturalists inexorably to this conclusion, but the Bible clearly states that we were created distinct from the animals and in the image of God.
This presentation examines the evidence used to support human evolution, including Neanderthals, Homo erectus, and Australopithecines. Are these ancient hominids really missing links capable of substantiating human evolution or has the truth been distorted to support the materialistic evolutionary worldview?
About the Speaker
Chris Ashcraft is a Christian educator, creation scientist, and speaker currently employed as high school science teacher at Cedar Park Christian School where he provides instruction in Biology, Chemistry, Human Anatomy and Physiology, and Creation Apologetics.
Formerly, Chris was a research technician, specialized in plant tissue culture, and genetic transformation technology. He served as a research technician at the Cotton Fiber Production Laboratory at Texas Tech University, he then provided technical support at the Plant Transformation Facility at Oklahoma State University, and lastly was employed as 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 speaks regularly at churches, Christian schools, teacher conventions, and creation organizations. He is the founder of theNorthwest Creation Network ministry and the CreationWiki internet encyclopedia where he serves as senior administrator. He is also the organizer of the annual Seattle Creation Conference.
DATES, TIMES, AND PLACES
Wednesday, Sept 26 at 7 PM at a location to be announced in Emmett, Idaho; call (208) 365-3712 for more information about the location.
Thursday, Sept 27 at 7 PM at Heritage Bible Church, 7071 W. Emerald, Boise, Idaho. From 1-84, take the Franklin Exit, turn right on W. Franklin,left on N. Cole, right on W. Emerald, watch for the small church sign at ground level on the right, and then turn into parking lot. The church sets at the back of the large parking lot.
Friday, Sept 28 at 7 PM at Treasure Valley Baptist Church, 386 N. Verde Drive, Ontario, Oregon. Go west on Idaho Avenue past the High and Elementary Schools, turn right on Verde Drive, travel several blocks to the north, and the church is on the right.
ENJOY OUR FELLOWSHIP TIME.Please bring finger foods to share with everyone during our fellowship time after the Boise and Ontario meetings.
A free will offering will be taken at the seminars.
UPCOMING FIGI 2012 SEMINARS AND FIELD ADVENTURES
September 26, 27, and 28: "Planet of the Apes" presented by Chris Ashcraft
October 24, 25, and 26: "Those Fantastic Dragonflies" presented by Steve Haley
What is FOUNDATIONS IN GENESIS OF IDAHO/OREGON?
Foundations In Genesis of Idaho/Oregon, also known as ‘FIGI’ (pronounced fig-ee), is a local science organization that hosts Adult and Children's science seminars and geological field adventures. By bringing in scientists who are experts in their fields, FIGI Seminars and Field Adventures offer fascinating information and cutting edge evidence which encourages critical thinking and an understanding of factual science which are key in what worldview (biblical or evolutionary) a person chooses.
Here are some important verses from the Bible about creation:
"In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth." from The Holy Bible, Genesis 1:1
"For by Him all things were created, both in the heavens and on earth, visible and invisible..." Colossians 1:16
"For in six days the Lord made the heavens and the earth, the sea and all that is in them..." Exodus 20:11
What does science tell us about the scriptures above? Did everything evolve millions of years ago from a big bang or are we living on a relatively young earth created by God?
Please join us. Our seminars are lay people friendly and are offered at no charge. Our geological field adventures consist of local one day trips and camping expeditions and costs are minimal. Check out our website for a history of our past seminars and Field Adventures and for upcoming events.
Boise Contact and Field Adventures: Brent Carter, Brent@... or (208) 375-9592
Ontario contact and Children's Program: Kathy Harris, Kathy@... or (208) 642-9207
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