Sign in or signup

6,099 active users!!Bandwidth
WEDNESDAY
FEB 22, 2017
Home
NewsSITE
Events & Blogs
New Audio & Video
BroadcastersNew Stuff!
Local Church Finder
Webcast LIVE NOW!
Sermons by Bible
Sermons by Topic
Sermons by Speaker
Sermons by Date
Staff Picks
CommentsALL -56 min
Top Sermons
VideosPDFs
Daily Log
PhotosNew Stuff!
StoresNew Stuff!
Online Bible
Hymnal
Daily Reading
Our Services
Submit Sermon
Members Only

Breaking News Home | All | Religion | Society | Tech | Choice | FF | SA News
FRONT PAGE  |  2/22/2017
FRIDAY, MAY 2, 2008  |  8 comments
Texas demands faith in Darwinism
The state of Texas has decided that a graduate school with a faculty sporting Ph.Ds from UCLA, Penn State, the University of Montana, Colorado State, Case Western and Indiana University, with a few lowly Ed.D. degrees thrown it, isn't qualified to grant master's degrees because it teaches students to evaluate thoroughly the pluses – and minuses – of evolution and creation.

The verdict came just a week ago from the Texas Higher Education Consulting Board, which rejected an application from the Institute for Creation Research Graduate School for a Certificate of Authority to grant degrees.

In a case that appears to be an example of the academic censoring described in Ben Stein's movie "Expelled," state officials even read into the record for the agency's hearing a state statute regarding "fraudulent" education programs without giving supporters of the ICR program an opportunity to explain or ...


CLICK HERE to Read Entire Article
www.wnd.com

Answers Academy: Big Bang
  START  
  Recommended sermons | more..
•  Genesis: Reclaiming Culture • Ken Ham | 5/22/2003
•  Answers Academy: Big BangJason Lisle | 6/1/2005
•  Six Creation Days: Rejected • Ken Ham | 11/27/2009
•  Was Darwin Right? Part 2Dr. Terry Mortenson | 1/16/2009

   03/14/15  |  Another One Bites the Dust • 2 comments
   03/11/15  |  God Doesn't Want Matt Chandler to be Your Pastor • 21 comments
   01/08/14  |  Christian Post: Warning, this article may offend many Christians • 93 comments
   01/01/14  |  Michelle Obama praises lesbian TV anchor • 17 comments
   12/29/13  |  U.S. Slams 'Conservative Gender Norms' • 377 comments
MORE RELATED ( ) NEWS | MORE..
   02/20/17  |  Norma 'Jane Roe' McCorvey Dies at 69 • 12 comments
   02/20/17  |  Melania opens President Trump's rally with Lord's Prayer • 69 comments
   02/15/17  |  Sessions' move on transgender school bathrooms praised • 16 comments
   02/14/17  |  Special Report: Some of the Stories We Hear at SermonAudio! • 5 comments
   02/10/17  |  Senate Confirms Jeff Sessions as Attorney General • 8 comments
OTHER CHOICE NEWS | MORE..
   02/17/17  |  Feedback Friday for 02-17-17
   02/14/17  |  Some of the Stories We Hear at SermonAudio! • 5 comments
   02/10/17  |  Feedback Friday for 02-10-17
   02/08/17  |  The Battle for Genesis as History • 4 comments
   02/03/17  |  Feedback Friday for 02-03-17
MORE SPECIAL | MORE..
   02/22/17  |  Starnes: 'Incredibly Despicable' to Criticize First Lady for... • 9 comments
   02/22/17  |  Will Russell Moore Be Defunded? Southern Baptists Decide • 3 comments
   02/22/17  |  Muslims Send Their Children To Christian Schools To Prepare For... • 5 comments
   02/22/17  |  UK universities restrict free speech, report says • 2 comments
   02/22/17  |  Swedish Police: Government Covering Up Huge Migrant Crime Spree • 10 comments
OTHER RECENT NEWS | MORE..
COMMENTS | show all | add new  
    Sorting Order:  
· Page 1 ·  Found: 8 user comment(s)
News Item5/21/08 2:46 PM
ouini | Iowa  Contact via emailFind all comments by ouini
Jim Lincoln wrote: "Neil, I think they are still based in California, and seem to have no trouble with that state's accreditation agency. ... Apparently, in many cases they [ICR] have been able to survive in the secular environment."

I'm not so sure. TRACS accepted ICR's letter of membership withdrawal and their accredited status was terminated. So under CA law, ICRGS has no accreditation from a recognized accrediting association.

We'll see, I suppose.

8

News Item5/11/08 2:20 AM
Faithful Remnant  Find all comments by Faithful Remnant
So Texas is demanding faith in Mr. Darwin. Yet more apostacy...and the subsequent judgement to come.
7

News Item5/11/08 12:51 AM
JP | Illinois  Find all comments by JP
If you follow the link on the article it explains:

"ICR has been issuing master's degrees in California since 1981. In 1990 it overcame a challenge from state educational officials who tried to deny the school the opportunity to offer degrees.

"ICR eventually won approval in a federal court," Answers in Genesis said. "Due to its recent move to Texas, ICR had to apply to the THECB for similar authorization … and once again found itself running another educational gauntlet."

6

News Item5/2/08 3:07 PM
Neil | Tucson  Find all comments by Neil
Jim, their contact info implies that only the Museum is in CA now. So if they had no accreditation problems in CA (about which I thought there was controversy not long ago), then I ask again, why the move to TX?
ICR Contact Info
5

News Item5/2/08 2:28 PM
Jim Lincoln | Nebraska  Find all comments by Jim Lincoln
Neil, I think they are still based in California, and seem to have no trouble with that state's accreditation agency.
Institute for Creation Research Graduate School wrote:
For the past 27 years, qualified applicants have completed the M.S. degree through ICRGS, some going on to enter doctoral programs in the sciences at various universities throughout the U.S., while many have obtained their degree to assist them in the teaching of science in secondary and post-secondary schools, many of whom have had as their primary career emphasis the teaching of science in the Christian school environments.
from, Academic Freedom in the Balance

Apparently, in many cases they have been able to survive in the secular environment.

While Dan, is perhaps a little more politcally active than I am, he makes some good points in, Separation of Church and State

4

News Item5/2/08 1:25 PM
Neil | Tucson  Find all comments by Neil
I don't know why ICR moved to Texas in the 1st place. Was it to escape CA accreditation reqm'ts? If so, they were deluding themselves.

Creationists must ask themselves if knocking at the door of their avowed enemies is going to get anywhere. Did Paul need permission from Areopagus fogies to preach in the Athens marketplace?

3

News Item5/2/08 1:21 PM
Dr. Phil  Find all comments by Dr. Phil
"Texas demands faith in Darwinism"

Texas may demand faith in Darwinism, but God commands repentance. This could be why Texas' judgment flows across the Rio Grande.

"And the times of this ignorance God winked at; but now commandeth all men everywhere to repent." Acts 17:30

2

News Item5/2/08 11:28 AM
Jhawk44  Find all comments by Jhawk44
Move your school to another state. Like Florida.
1
There are a total of 8 user comments displayed | add new comment |Subscribe to these comments
Last PostTotal
Melania opens President Trump's rally with Lord's Prayer
buckeyes from usa: "(tmc) @dave thank you very much! your prayers are greatly..."
-18 min 69 
Bob Jones University regains nonprofit status
penned: "johnson amendment, 1954 was the trap for merging the church with the..."
-55 min 
Swedish Police: Government Covering Up Huge Migrant Crime Spree
adriel: "'isaiah 5:20 woe unto them that call evil good, and good evil; that put..."
-1 hrs 10 



Jim Byrd
The Gospel of God's Son

Romans 1:1-17
Sunday Service
13th Street Baptist Church
Play! | MP4 | RSS


Hourly:
Women in the Church
Robert Fisher
Reformed Baptist Church
Staff Picks..

Dr. Derek W. H. Thomas
Who Rules the World

Isaiah: Strength for the Weary
First Presbyterian Church
Transcript!Play! | MP3

Dr. Peter Masters
The Christian's Purpose

Acts
Metropolitan Tabernacle
Video!Play! | MP4

Sponsor: Paul Washer: "Most Useful Bible Study"
www.puritandownloads.com/pa..

SPONSOR | 3,000+

SPONSOR




                   
Men think not of living holier, till they can live no longer. ... William Secker

Gospel of John
Cities | Local | Personal


MOBILE
iPhone + iPad
Church App
Android
Church App
Kindle + Nook
Chromecast TV
Apple TV
ROKU TV
Amazon Fire TV
Apple Watch
Android Wear
Kindle Reader


HELP
Knowledgebase
Broadcasters
Listeners
Q&A
Uploading Sermons
Uploading Videos
Webcasting
Tips & Tricks
YouTube Screencasts

FOLLOW
Weekly Newsletter
Staff Picks Feed
Site Notices
RSS | Twitter | Facebook
SERVICES | ALL
Church Finder  New! Info
MP3 Play & Download
Mobile Apps
Podcasting
Video Support
Live Webcasting
Transcription
PowerClips New!
Business Cards
SOLO | MINI | Domain
Favorites | QR Codes
Online Donations
24x7 Radio Stream
INTEGRATION
Sermon Browser
HTML Codes
WordPress
Twitter
Facebook
Logos | e-Sword | BW
JSON API

BATCH
Transfer Agent
Protected Podcasts
Upload via FTP
Upload via Dropbox
Picasa
ABOUT US
The largest and most trusted library of audio sermons from conservative churches and ministries worldwide.

Our Services | Articles of Faith
Broadcast With Us
Advertising | Local Ads
CONTACT
info@sermonaudio.com
Support Us | Feedback Fridays | Stories