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Apollo 11 - 50 Years Later

Apollo 11 - 50 Years Later

July 15, 2019

Good Heavens! It's been 50 years since Apollo 11. July 16, 1969 the Apollo 11  launch took place. Join Wayne and Dan as they discuss the accomplishment of men setting foot on the Moon. How big was the Saturn V rocket? What was it like for the astronauts landing on the Moon? The whole world watched and listened to the Moon landing on TV and radio. What does the Bible say about the Moon that relates to Apollo 11?

July 16 also marks the release of the book The Story of the Cosmos, which Dan and Wayne both contributed to. To find out more, go to this link: https://thestoryofthecosmos.com

How Do We Know the Flood Happened?

How Do We Know the Flood Happened?

July 4, 2019

Wayne and Dan take a look at how we can know the flood of Genesis was a real, historical event and a give brief history of geological history. 

Find out more about the flood from Wayne's blog here. 

Is Genesis History? mentioned near the end of the episode. 

This podcast is being reposted after accidental removal.

Pre-release Event for ‘The Story of the Cosmos’

Pre-release Event for ‘The Story of the Cosmos’

July 1, 2019

Come hear astrophysicist Dr. Luke Barnes, from Western Sydney University in Australia speak July 9, 2019 in Dallas, Texas.  Join us for a pre-launch book signing, for the July 16 release of the book The Story of the Cosmos: How the Heavens Declare the Glory of God.   The event is hosted by Reasonable Faith UTDallas and features Dr. Barnes and other authors involved in the book, including Dr. Melissa Cain Travis and Wayne Spencer.  Allen Hainline and Daniel Ray will be cohosts.  

When:
Tuesday, July 9
 6:45 - 9:00PM

Where:
Lake Point Church
Rm. W300
701 E I-30
Rockwall, TX 75087

 

Some Stories Behind The Story of the Cosmos!

Some Stories Behind The Story of the Cosmos!

June 23, 2019

Come and have a listen to Wayne and Dan chat about a few fun and inspirational stories behind the book, The Story of the Cosmos! Hear how it all came together and how it all holds together. Dan talks about how the project began and Wayne shares a bit from his chapter plus a lot of other curious little tidbits about an encouraging and fresh look at how the heavens declare the glory of God. (Book release is July 16, 2019.)

The opinions and thoughts expressed in this podcast do not necessarily reflect the views of Harvest House or any of the other contributors in the book. This is just an informal & fun discussion between Wayne and Dan Good Heavens! style.

You can find out more about The Story of the Cosmos here!

Genesis 8-9 The Flood Subsides & God’s Covenant with Noah

Genesis 8-9 The Flood Subsides & God’s Covenant with Noah

May 25, 2019

Dan reads from Genesis 8 & 9 in the New American Standard Bible. 

Dan reads Genesis 6 & 7 from the NASB.

Dan reads Genesis 6 & 7 from the NASB.

May 25, 2019

Dan reads Genesis 6 & 7 from the New American Standard Bible. 

Job Chapters 39-41 on Behemoth & Leviathan

Job Chapters 39-41 on Behemoth & Leviathan

May 24, 2019

Dan reads aloud from the Book of Job chapters 39 through 41 from the New American Standard Bible. 

Cylinder Two by Chris Zabriskie is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution license (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)

Source: http://chriszabriskie.com/cylinders/

Artist: http://chriszabriskie.com

Image credit:  https://reasonabletheology.org/

Job Chapter 38 ~ God’s First Response to Job’s Suffering

Job Chapter 38 ~ God’s First Response to Job’s Suffering

May 24, 2019

This Podcast is a Scripture reading by Dan from Job 38 in the Old Testament. 

Music: Cylinder Two by Chris Zabriskie is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution license (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)

Source: http://chriszabriskie.com/cylinders/

Artist: http://chriszabriskie.com/

Image credit:  https://reasonabletheology.org/

The Heavens are Full of Surprises! Ultima Thule and Beyond!

The Heavens are Full of Surprises! Ultima Thule and Beyond!

April 22, 2019

Earlier this year, the New Horizons Probe which unveiled the splendors of Pluto for the first time also found another enigmatic wonder astronomers have called Ultima Thule. What in the wide world of the heavens is this thing? What does it tell us about the solar system? Why all the fascination with it? Come along with Wayne and Dan as they explore this new discovery and what it can tell us about the nature of our solar system and the One who created it all. 

Image credit: NASA/New Horizons 

Creation, J.R.R. Tolkien, & Middle-earth with Dr. Holly Ordway

Creation, J.R.R. Tolkien, & Middle-earth with Dr. Holly Ordway

March 30, 2019

Join Dan on this episode of Good Heavens! for a fascinating chat with J.R.R. Tolkien scholar, professor of English and Christian apologist Dr. Holly Ordway on creation as seen through the mind and imagination of Tolkien. Holly helps us to see how Tolkien's vision of what Christ has created can help us see and appreciate the heavens and the earth afresh. 

You can find out more about Holly's work on her own personal website.