101 - The Fossil Record vs. Evolution

A look at the fossil record to see if it supports the idea that humanity evolved from a chimp like ancestor.
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  • Length 2 hours
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  • Languages English
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Published 9/2014 English

Course Description

This course will equip you to be able to answer questions about evolution and creation regarding the fossil record.

The class includes a follow along note sheet, articles with questions to answer, and an optional ten question multiple choice quiz at the end.

The course is approximately 1 hour.

This course will help you understand why the Bible's claims about the origins of people and living organisms is not refuted by the fossil record.

What are the requirements?

  • There are no course requirements. This is lesson #1 in the Created on Purpose or Evolved by Chance class series.

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Understand why the fossil record does not support evolutionary claims.

Who is the target audience?

  • Although anyone will benefit from this course, it will be most beneficial for those who have an open mind regarding the origins of humanity and the Biblical worldview.

What you get with this course?

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Section 1: Creation or Evolution: Does It Really Matter?
Downloadable Discussion Questions
5 pages
8 pages

Download & print outlines before proceeding to videos... They will be your study guides... The answers will be given throughout the videos.

Did God really say he didn't use evolution?
Signs of the Times: Point Loma Nazarene University
Bill Nye Says Creationists Should Not Be Allowed to Vote
What Killed Dawkins' Faith?
What Do The Fossils Say?
Is It Scientific?
Is the Mud Skipper Evidence of Evolution?
2 pages

Take the follow-up article quiz after reading this article.

5 questions

The duck-billed platypus short article quiz.

12 questions

Section 1 Quiz

Section 2: A History of Mistakes
Hominid Remains
Piltdown, Neanderthal, and Nebraska Man
Ida and Ardi
2 pages

Take the follow-up article quiz after reading this article.

5 questions

What's a missing link short article quiz.

Change or No Change?
Evolution versus God
What Do the Experts Think?
10 questions

Section 2 Quiz

Section 3: Answer Keys & Additional Resources
Downloadable Notes/Outline Answer Key
8 pages
Downloadable Article 1 Quiz - The Duck-billed Platypus
Downloadable Article Answer Key - The Duck-billed Platypus
2 pages
Downloadable Article 2 Quiz - What's a Missing Link?
Downloadable Article Answer Key - What's a Missing Link?
2 pages

Downloadable Section 1 Quiz: Creation or Evolution - Does It Really Matter


Downloadable Section 1 Quiz: Creation or Evolution - Does It Really Matter Answer Key


Downloadable Section 2 Quiz: A History of Mistakes


Downloadable Section 2 Quiz: A History of Mistakes Answer Key

Section 4: Next / Previous Course for 2-Year Curriculum

Proceed to the next course to continue Unshakable, the 2-Year Apologetic Curriculum.

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Instructor Biography

Kevin Conover, Christian Apologetics Teacher

Kevin Conover lives in San Diego with his wife and three kids. He earned his BA from the University of California San Diego where he was also the commencement speaker. He earned a Masters Degree in Divinity from Trinity Biblical University and is currently working towards a Masters Degree in Apologetics from Biola University.

He taught Christian apologetics at Horizon Christian High School for four years and was voted by the students as teacher of the year four years in a row. He is currently in his third year of teaching apologetics at Christian High School which is associated with Shadow Mountain Church and Pastor David Jeremiah.

Kevin is a volunteer assistant pastor at Skyline Church with Dr. Jim Garlow, a frequent guest host on the Bob Siegel radio show, and speaks at a variety of events on the truth of the Bible. He is the founder of a Christian education ministry, Educate For Life, which helps people know why the Bible is the only book that can credibly be called God's Word.

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