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Love each other as I have loved you.   John 15:12
Welcome to West Douglas Church of Christ
The West Douglas Church of Christ is a group of believers who really care! We love one another. We also have a great love for people. We love all kinds of people.  

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We strive to be His light here on earth. Our goal is to reflect the light of Jesus in our lives. We endeavor to live lives that bless others and glorify God. We would be thrilled for you to come and see and participate with us.  

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Learn more about our Minister, Charles Bishop at About Us or read past Bishop's corner  columns on our Resources page.



Youth Group weekly classes, Wednesdays 6:30-8 pm,  6th thru 12th grades
Sundays 9:30 am 


​Austin may be contacted at acallahan@mccks.edu or 316-992-3230



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THE BISHOP'S CORNER



 
              Living Fossils, Evolution's Oops


Living fossils are creatures believed to be extinct and known only through the fossil record. The most famous living fossil is the Coelacanth. It is a fish, and textbooks claim it has been extinct for 70 million years according to the evolutionary timetable. Now we know that schools of them live in the Indian Ocean.
To make the claim that a creature is extinct is really only an opinion until the entire Earth has been searched and no living specimen found. Another example based upon opinion is the trilobite, said to typify the Cambrian period. Textbooks regard it as an index fossil, indicating that any rocks in which its fossil is found must therefore be Cambrian. The index fossil system was placed in serious question again when living trilobites were found. Other living fossils used to date rock layers are the Graptolites. They supposedly lived 300 million years ago, and so have been considered a reliable indicator of that age. We know now that they are still with us. 
The point is not just the discovery of creatures thought to be long extinct. The point is that opinions based upon their fossils are the foundation for the millions of years essential for the doctrine of evolution. As Scripture says, the foolishness of God, Who made all these creatures, is greater than the wisdom of man.
Notes: Back to Genesis, 11-2000, "The Profusion of Living Fossils." Photo: Preserved specimen of a coelacanth. Courtesy of Alberto Fernandez Fernandez. (CC BY-SA 3.0





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