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Offering Refuge and Hope
How can you practically and prayerfully support refugees?

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Evolution and Phlogiston

A sincere effort to explain the chemistry of fire from the 17th to the 19th century was the theory of Phlogiston. As new scientific facts were finally revealed by Antoine Lavoisier, the theory was disproven, but it still hung around doggedly in various forms for decades because scientists were taught differently. We can compare this with the way the theory of evolution still remains despite the evidence against it.

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