DeSiGn Science ASSociAtion newsletter Design Science Association APPLICATION FOR VOTING MEMBERSHIP STATEMENT OF BELIEF 1 2 Send in this form or photocopy... 3 4 5 Thank you for your support! The Bible, in its entirety, is God’s inspired word. In its original autographs, it is fully accurate, not only concerning spiritual issues, but also in matters of history and science. The universe and all that it contains, both living and non-living was designed by God and created out of nothing in six literal days as described in Genesis. Biological changes since creation have been confined within the created kinds. The creation occurred several thousand years ago, not millions or billions. The Noachian Flood, as described in Genesis, was an historic event, world-wide in extent. Acceptance of the Lord Jesus Christ, who is God and Creator, is mankind’s only path to reconciliation with God. “...The fear of the lorD is the beginning of knowledge: but fools despise wisdom and instruction. Proverbs 1:7 Dr. Tom Hoyle God, Creation and National Treasure! I have read and subscribe to the Statement of Belief of Design Science Association and wish to become a voting member. Enclosed is my membership fee. Signature: _____________________________________________ (Yearly membership fee is $15.00 for individual and $5.00 for each additional family member. Voting members must be eighteen years of age or older.) Name:_______________________________ Date:_____________ Address:________________________________________________ E-mail: _________________________________________________ Phone: ___________________________ Check if not on mailing list ❑ ❑ Mail to: Design Science Association PMB 218 465 NE 181st Av Portland, OR 97230 ❑ ❑ Renewal: ❑ ❑ New Member: Newsletter design by Kevin R Hogan • www.PahrumpRenewMedia.com Membership renewal time is here —Suggested donation of $5 per year covers cost of postage & photocopying— DSA is recognized as a 501(c)(3) Tax Exempt Organization Morning meeting 9AM on the third Saturday, March 21, 2015 God, Creation and National Treasure is a live & colorful digital program that will be presented by Dr. Thomas P. Hoyle* at our March meeting. In contrast to revisionist teachings in various schools and the media, this unique, family-friendly presentation explores the fascinating scientific and historical truths about Creation and America’s origins. There will be a special emphasis upon the Declaration of Independence. Also included are eye-opening quotations and intriguing anecdotes regarding our founding fathers. Questions/comments and resources will be available afterward. Dr. Hoyle has been speaking full time since 1985. He has given his clear, interesting, and politely entertaining programs over 3,500 times in 500 churches, schools, and conferences of all fifty states. His “God and country” presentations are based upon his extensive research, education and travels along the east coast, particularly in Washington D.C. This monTh’s DSA meeting will be held on Saturday, March 21, 2015, from 9 to 11:30 AM, at Greater Portland Bible Church. Join us this month for a new talk from a popular DSA speaker. *Tom Hoyle is the founder of Bible and Science Ministries headquartered in Tacoma, WA. A colonel in the USAF Reserve, he has been involved in creation science missions for about thirty years. He has spoken over 3,500 times in churches, schools, home schools, military audiences and conferences in all 50 states and in five foreign countries; and also broadcasts via Christian radio and television. He is committed to the absolute authority of God’s Word, and to the crucial truth of biblical creation. An Association for Good Science Meets at Greater Portland Bible Church: 2374 SW Vermont St., Portland, OR 97219 Discount creation book & video sales table at every meeting For more information, call (503) 665-9563 Website: www.pdxdsa.org Mailing address: PMB 218, 465 NE 181st Av. Portland, OR 97230 E-mail: [email protected] Address Changes: mail to PMB address or E-mail to: [email protected] Hoyle on the Origin of Life Pastors and Teachers Geology Field Trip L ed by Design Science Association members Keith Swenson, professor of Natural Sciences, and Rick Thompson, Lake Missoula Floods specialist, this is a chance for pastors and other Christian leaders to experience, at no cost to them, a great creation field trip. This is also an opportunity for DSA members to invite leaders who may be uncertain about the impor- Photos courtesy of Rick Thompson Wednesday July 22, 2015 tance of the topic of Biblical origins. This has been a very significant experience for leaders when they see the evidence first hand and realize how it affects our view of scripture. It is exciting when we can help pastors and congregations address this issue in a more informed way. We encourage you to partner with us in this mission by inviting your Christian leader friends. Also consider covering their expenses and coming along with them or by donating to DSA’s scholarship fund. if you would like to donate for this, please write “Pastor’s trip” on your check and send it to the DSA address: PMB 218, 465 NE 181st. Ave., Portland, OR 97230. If you have someone to register or have any questions, please call (503) 257-0144. Thanks. Famous British mathematician/astronomer, Sir Fred Hoyle, realized the improbability of life forming just by physics and chemistry on earth and so initially thought it could have formed somewhere else in the universe and been seeded on earth from there. However, he apparently later realized that even if the whole universe were an experiment for all its supposed evolutionary age, life would not form. He is quoted as saying, “The likelihood of the formation of life from inanimate matter is one to a number with 40,000 naughts after it … It is big enough to bury Darwin and the whole theory of evolution. There was no primeval soup, neither on this planet nor any other, and if the beginnings of life were not random, they must therefore have been the product of purposeful intelligence.” —Sir Fred Hoyle, as quoted by Lee Elliot Major, “Big enough to bury Darwin”. Gift Envelope Enclosed As a reminder, DSA is recognized as a 501(c)(3) tax exempt organization and will be issuing (end of the year) tax deductable receipts for donations. We have enclosed a return envelope—thank you for donations. Discover.... DSA Creation Books & DVDs You’ll find educational materials for all levels of interest, for sale with pre-priced discounts—only at the “famous” DSA Booktable!
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