Geoscience Research Institute

Faith & Science Conference July 6-13, 2017

The General Conference Faith and Science Committee and the North American Division Office of Education presented an 8-day conference of “Affirming Creation”, July 6-14, 2017 in St. George Utah.

Leading scientists and theologians gave talks on topics such as radiometric dating, plate tectonics, creation in the New Testament, etc. More than 280 participants from K-12, higher education, pastors and conference ministerial directors were in attendance. Presentations that were made, as well as PowerPoints can be downloaded. Use these resources to help disseminate the successes and challenges we face in the creation/evolution debate


2017 Faith & Science Conference from NAD Adventist on Vimeo.

Adventist Review Articles on the Conference


Two Bunches of Roses and God the Creator
July 10, 2017 from Adventist Review
North-American science teachers and ministerial leaders meet to “Affirm Creation.”


What Theistic Evolution Says About God
July 11, 2017 from Adventist Review
Adventist scholar discusses evidence that could imply a worldwide, rapid catastrophe.


Good and Bad News About the Biblical Flood
July 31, 2017 from Adventist Review
Scholar discusses evidence supporting or challenging an Adventist understanding.


What Fossil Whale Bones Tell Us About the Flood
Aug. 14, 2017 from Adventist Review
Adventist scholar discusses evidence that could imply a worldwide, rapid catastrophe.