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Review: Jonathan Park: Ep. 57 – Journey into the Deep, Part 1

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Plot Summary:

The two teams head out to sea to fight for their respective worldviews as they investigate Black Smokers and the origin of life. While scuba diving to repair the remote operated vehicle, Shannon finds herself in serious danger as Myles Morgan’s assistant sabotages the mission and she is dragged downward by her ROV. Now Kendall, Angela, and Martha must come to her rescue while the rest of the CRT heads out on a life raft to chase after the saboteur! (Taken from here.)

The Study Guide for this episode can be found here: jp_vol5_study_guide_epi57-58

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Review: Jonathan Park: Ep. 48 – The Descent from Sandia Peak, Part 2

This is Part 2 of a two-part review.  Part 1 can be found here.

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Plot Summary:

Myles Morgan has consistently foiled the efforts of the Creation Response Team. Now is their chance to turn the tables as they track the Beowulf manuscript to the Sandia Mountains. But the situation becomes critical when the towering Sandia tram breaks down, leaving Angela, Martha, and Ryan dangling above the mountains, and Angela goes into premature labor. Their only hope for rescue lies in the hands of Jonathan, Jessie, and three old adversaries — Simon, Marvin, and Vinnie! Will they descend the peak victorious?

Topics in this episode:

  • Skunks
  • Beowulf and Genesis
  • Creation Response Team

The Study Guide for episodes 47-48 can be found here: jp_vol4_study_guide_epi47-48

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Review: Jonathan Park: Ep. 47 – The Descent from Sandia Peak, Part 1

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Plot Summary:

Myles Morgan has consistently foiled the efforts of the Creation Response Team. Now is their chance to turn the tables as they track the Beowulf manuscript to the Sandia Mountains. But the situation becomes critical when the towering Sandia tram breaks down, leaving Angela, Martha, and Ryan dangling above the mountains, and Angela goes into premature labor. Their only hope for rescue lies in the hands of Jonathan, Jessie, and three old adversaries — Simon, Marvin, and Vinnie! Will they descend the peak victorious?

Topics in this episode:

  • Biomes
  • Forest Fires
  • Monarch Butterflies (and Random Chance!)
  • Hummingbirds
  • Roadrunners

The Study Guide for episodes 47-48 can be found here: jp_vol4_study_guide_epi47-48

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Evolution Misconception #9 – The Purposeless Life

Assertion:

If you believe in evolution, then you believe that life came about through random, accidental mistakes, and your life has no purpose.

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Evolution Misconception #4 – Random, Chance Process

Assertion:

Evolution is a random, chance process.

Related:

How could all the complexity that we see today be the result of random chance processes?

Evolution as a random, chance process is impossible.

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Review: Jonathan Park: Ep. 34 – Destination Moon, Pt. 3

This is Part 3 of a three-part story.  You can read Part 1 here and Part 2 here.

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Plot Summary:

Pearce Davis has become a national celebrity. His best-selling books, TV appearances, and seminars, are convincing the public that the Apollo Moon Missions were nothing more than a made-up Hollywood production. Now it’s up to the Creation Response Team to remind America of the truth, and up to Pearce to stop them. (Taken from here.)

The Study Guide for Episodes 32-34 can be found here: jp_vol3_study_guide_epi32-34

Topics include:

  • Radioisotope Dating
  • Moon Dust
  • Charles Duke, Jr.
  • Evidence for Evolution
  • Chance Process

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Review: Jonathan Park: Ep. 32 – Destination Moon, Part 1

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Plot Summary:

Pearce Davis has become a national celebrity. His best-selling books, TV appearances, and seminars, are convincing the public that the Apollo Moon Missions were nothing more than a made-up Hollywood production. Now it’s up to the Creation Response Team to remind America of the truth, and up to Pearce to stop them. (Taken from here.)

The Study Guide for Episodes 32-34 can be found here: jp_vol3_study_guide_epi32-34

Topics include:

  • Formation of Solar System
  • Modern Nebular Hypothesis
  • The Moon
  • Tides

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Review: Jonathan Park: Ep. 21 – Mystery at McBane Manor, Part 1

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Plot Summary

When Rusty plays an elaborate prank that backfires, he and the Park and Brenan families are stuck in a big, scary mansion that holds secrets about the strange disappearance of Elizabeth McBane in 1902! (Taken from here.)

Topics in this episode:

  • Lions
  • Giraffes
  • Ostriches
  • Hippopotamuses
  • Creation vs ‘Random’ Evolution

The Study Guide for episodes 21-22 can be found here: jp_vol2_study_guide_epi21-22

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Review: Jonathan Park: Ep. 20 – The Talking Picture

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Plot Summary

Artist Riley Sievers is helping Benjamin work on an invention when suddenly, he disappears! While police suspect Riley’s kidnapping is connected to his father’s campaign for Governor, the Eagle’s Nest Gang search for Riley and the truth. (Taken from here.)

Topics in this episode:

  • Sound and Its Purposes
  • Sound Frequency
  • How We Hear
  • Tensor Tympani and Stapedius Muscles

 

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Review: Jonathan Park: Ep. 19 – Cry from Cyberspace

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Plot Summary

After a diabetic episode, eight-year-old Ashley awakes to find herself locked inside a strange room with only a computer. The Eagle’s Nest Gang receives her stray e-mail, and now it’s up to them to find her before her blood-sugar drops too low again! (Taken from here.) Topics in this episode:

  • Evolution is a Religion
  • What Is a Scientific Theory?
  • Checking the Evidence
  • Creationists Behaving Badly
  • The Four Questions
  • Random Chance
  • Truth vs. Assumptions

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