Beginnings - Exploring Biblical Creation
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You need the truth about Creation vs Evolution. Learn how everything started in a way that makes sense!
5.0 (21 ratings)
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Last updated 10/2015
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  • 3.5 hours on-demand video
  • 13 Supplemental Resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Learn the difference between Science and Religion and which is based on "faith".
  • Experience the science that helps us understand how old the earth really is.
  • See the evidence of Dinosaurs and discover how they lived and how they died.
  • Travel around the world to see evidence of the World Wide Flood.
  • Expose the Science Textbooks to Critical Thinking to see what Evolution is based on, Fact or Faith.
  • Hear from leading experts on both sides of the debate to help us understand the difference between Creation and Evolution.
View Curriculum
  • A Bible
  • Study Guide (provided)
  • The Evolution Handbook (Best $5.00 book about Creation vs Evolution available!) This resource is supplemental.
  • Not Much... After all, it is the Beginnings

A 6-session video-driven study that will start your journey from the Beginning. It will educate, entertain, and prepare you for the most pressing topics of our day—creation vs evolution, where did I come from, why am I here, etc.

Beginnings is a creation experience for small groups, churches, and individuals from all walks of life. Creation Speaker, Eric Hovind, explores the age-old questions of life, the evidence for a young earth, and how dinosaurs fit in with the Bible.

Download the study guide that provides an introduction to each lesson, creative challenges, great discussion questions, and practical ways to apply each lesson to everyday life!

You will learn about:

  • The meaning of life
  • Where we came from
  • Why are we here
  • Fascinating history about the Universe
  • And apologetics

This course consists of:

  • Six half-hour video teachings of exploring biblical creation & creation vs evolution
  • Printable ministry small group discussion guides & quizzes
  • Supplemental bible resources

Also includes 8 Bonus (1 min.) Videos of "Fun Facts"... Cool to see.

Who is the target audience?
  • Small Groups
  • If you are interisted in knowing more about the Creation vs Evolution debate, this is a perfect introduction to the science behind it all.
  • If you host a small group, these videos will provide a great overview of the 6 class topics. Discussion questions are provided to help you facilitate you as you lead your group.
  • Homeschoolers love this course. They can count it as part of their Science curriculum and for their Bible curriculum as they learn about God's Word and God's World.
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46 Lectures
They're Both Religions
6 Lectures 29:01

Many believe that evolution is a part of science studies and creation is a part of the religious studies. But examining the evidence proves that both creation and evolution represent paramount religious worldviews! Dig into the evidence with Eric, removing all the scientific hyperbole to reveal the truth. If you are a creationist, you believe in the beginning—God! If you are an evolutionist, you believe in the beginning—dirt!

Preview 1 page

(with the 4 Fundamental Questions of Life)

Preview 07:17

How Everything Started (part 1)

Four Questions for Evolutionists

They're Both Religions Review
5 questions

Downloadable Leader's Guide 1.2 w/ Challenge
1 page
How Old is It?
6 Lectures 38:54

According to the dates given in the Bible, the earth is about 6,000 years old. According to evolutionists, the earth is billions of years old. Does this conflict affect the lost and the faith of believers? Delve into the conflict as Session Two presents evidences that point conclusively to a young earth. The testimony of Scripture tells us the earth is young — and true science agrees!

Downloadable Leader's Guide 2.1
1 page

Are Scientists Wrong

Evidence for the Age of the Earth

Scientific Ways to Show Earth's Age

The Order of Evolution & Scientific Evidence

How Old is It? Review
5 questions

Downloadable Leader's Guide 2.2 w/ Challenge
1 page
It Was Good
5 Lectures 29:03

If there really is a Creator God, why do we see suffering? In Session Three we come face to face with this question and answer it with the biblical account of Adam’s Fall and Noah’s Flood. Join Eric to study the awe and majesty of God’s creation, the consequences sin brought upon it, and who must really take the rap for suffering in the world today.

Downloadable Leader's Guide 3.1
1 page

How Everything Started (part 2)

The World Before We Knew It

Longer Life Spans

It Was Good Review
6 questions

Downloadable Leader's Guide 3.2 w/ Challenge
1 page
Dinosaurs with Man
6 Lectures 36:02

We are indoctrinated at a young and impressionable age with the idea that dinosaurs lived millions and millions of years ago. In Session Four, Eric covers historical, scientific, and biblical evidence that dinosaurs existed with man in the Garden of Eden; were on the ark with Noah; and how God’s judgment with a global flood changed life on planet earth for everyone — including the dinosaurs!

Downloadable Leader's Guide 4.1
1 page

How Dinosaurs Survived

Legends of the Flood

What Really Happened to Dinosaurs

Coexisting Evidence

Dinosaurs with Man Review
8 questions

Downloadable Leader's Guide 4.2 w/ Challenge
1 page
Fact vs Faith
7 Lectures 34:26

Science textbooks clearly impact society. In Session Five, Eric drills down on evolutionary theories supported in the textbooks with evolutionary faith masquerading as scientific fact. He examines such scientific data as where the geologic column exists, the change mutations bring on life, and what influence the theory of natural selection makes on a society as it robs humanity of its belief in God’s Word as the ultimate authority. Arm yourself to critically sort through the jargon and assumption of the faith-based evolution agenda and to distinguish fact from faith in the latest science curricula.

Downloadable Leader's Guide 5.1
1 page

Perspective Defined

Faith in the Textbooks

Preacher Charley Darwin

Two Big Assumptions

Comparative Anatomy

Fact vs Faith Review
8 questions

Downloadable Leader's Guide 5.2 w/ Challenge
1 page
7 Lectures 36:52

Either there is a God or there isn't — and both possibilities are frightening. In Session Six, discover how one's worldview affects his perception of truth. Science cannot give us absolute truth; only educated guesses based on circumstantial evidence without certainty of conclusions. Absolute truth can only be known through a proper understanding of God's Word, and in the end, this always brings God glory!

Downloadable Leader's Guide 6.1
1 page

Is There Proof that God Exists

How Big is It

What You Believe Determines Everything



Truth Review
7 questions

Beginnings Leader's Guide 6.2 w/ Challenge
1 page
Bonus - Resources & Fun Facts
9 Lectures 08:00
Downloadable Resources Guide
1 page

How Big Is Big? (Downloadable Video)

Evolution Formula (Downloadable Video)

Grand Canyon Flood (Downloadable Video)

Six Kinds of Evolution (Downloadable Video)

WorldWide Flood (Downloadable Video)

Young Earth Evidence (Downloadable Video)

Don't Suppress the Truth (Downloadable Video)

It All Adds Up (Downloadable Video)
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