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ENCODE Project Explodes Myth of ‘Junk DNA’

Multiple news outlets have broken the story of a project which puts to rest a major argument supporting Darwinist ideology.  It’s called the ENCODE (Encyclopedia of DNA Elements) project , described as a “Google Maps for the Human Genome.”  NPR reports some initial conclusions and their … Continue reading

Using the Bible to Prove the Bible: Evidence from Prophecy

How can we know the Bible is of supernatural origin, and what makes it different from any other holy book that people claim to be from God?  To answer this question, many focus on evidence we find outside of the … Continue reading

Scientists Are People, Too

Scientists routinely study people’s behavior as part of humanity’s quest to better understand ourselves and our universe.  Christian theologians use the Bible as their guide while traveling along that same quest.  Since the scientific community has a higher percentage of atheists … Continue reading

Harmony of the Gospels

Information Design in the Marketplace of Ideas

Today, the shortlist for the Information is Beautiful Awards was announced – and one of my graphics made the list! This is the first-ever open contest to find the best information visualizations around the world. I am quite honored to … Continue reading

MetaV Bible Explorer

MetaV Roadmap: Software

The ultimate goal of MetaV is not simply to collect biblical data.  It is to make that information easier to navigate and understand.  This is the last in a series of posts outlining the roadmap for MetaV, a database of people, places, passages, and periods of … Continue reading

What is truth

10 Apologetics Videos That Get Straight to the Point (and Right to the Heart)

After absorbing over 50 hours of apologetics lectures and debates on topics as simple as an overview of Genesis and as minute as cave formation in New Mexico, my friend and I had an idea.  We seriously considered condensing the information in our … Continue reading

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MetaV Roadmap: Timeline

This is the fourth in a series of posts outlining the roadmap for MetaV, a database of people, places, passages, and periods of time found in the Bible. Timeline The Bible is not just one book, it is a collection of 66 books.  The 40 different … Continue reading

MetaV Roadmap: Places

This is the third in a series of posts outlining the roadmap for MetaV, a database of people, places, passages, and periods of time found in the Bible. In addition to a concordance, the back of your Bible will likely include a set of maps. … Continue reading

Atheism vs. Hatetheism and How to Respond to Each

As atheists grow bolder in the absence of such boldness from christian leaders in the Western world, we have begun to find new terms to describe this group.  Typically, we call them the “New Atheists” – ones who do not … Continue reading

MetaV Roadmap: Concordance

This is the second in a series of posts outlining the roadmap for MetaV.  Previously I laid out changes planned for tables involving people.  This article will discuss changes to concordance related data. Concordance Few things are more commonplace in the back … Continue reading

MetaV Roadmap: People

This is the first in a series of posts outlining the roadmap for MetaV, a database of people, places, passages, and periods of time found in the Bible. Much work has gone into developing it, but there is much work left … Continue reading

MetaV 2.1.2 Update

This update is primarily for the tables defining People and their relationships.  I have made the following changes for this version: Added siblings where only one parent is known (over 4,000 new records) Split Daughters of Lot into “older” and … Continue reading

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Are You Sure That Twitter Account is Real?

At times when dealing with someone who wards off simple truths with oddly complex arguments, it can be helpful to illustrate that same argument in a different way.  I had an opportunity to do exactly that when observing a conversation … Continue reading

MetaV 2.1.1 Update

I have recently made a few updates to MetaV.  In the near future I will begin posting a detailed roadmap to lay out what improvements are planned in the short-term and long-term future.  Here are the updates in this version … Continue reading

Knowledge Graph

Imagine This for Bible Search

Just watch this video, read Google’s write-up, and imagine a similar search tool designed to explore Bible knowledge.  Then, you’ll understand the idea behind MetaV.  But please remember…I’m not Google, so it’s going to take a while to get this … Continue reading