Origins Summit in Portland, Oregon

The March 2011 Origins Summit occurred in two stages. The first two days were devoted to pastors, while the last two days were open to the Church public. The attendance was so good that two overflow rooms had to be used.  The team consisted of Dr. J. Gibson, Dr. T. Standish, Dr. R. Nalin, all from the Geoscience Research Institute, Dr. L. Brand from Loma Linda University, Dr. A. Chadwick from Southwestern Adventist University, and Dr. E. Mueller from the Biblical Research Institute. The topics addressed scientific and philosophical issues related to origins as well as biblical perspectives. The short lectures were followed by extensive question and answer periods. Creation was clearly affirmed, while it was also stated that we do not have all answers and have to live with certain questions.

Next six photos taken by Bryan L. Dale/BLD Lightpainting