Junior and senior high school students submitted essays regarding this topic: Describe the war in society of Christianity versus humanism. Define where the essence of the conflict lies, and describe your personal view of this dynamic battle in American society. What solutions would you propose? Students were supplied with a free chapter of the book, The Lie: Evolution by Ken Ham, which shows how the ideas of evolution and millions of years are driving young people away from the Christian faith. Nathan Tappendorf, a 4.0 senior of Phoenix, Arizona, submitted the outstanding essay titled: Culture War – Truth Must Triumph.
Master Books®, a division of New Leaf Publishing Group, will award one $3000 scholarship for the 2012-2013 academic school year. The 2012 Master Books® Scholarship Essay Contest is open to any high school junior or senior or the equivalent thereof from any public, private, or homeschool venue. For additional terms and conditions click here.
Students planning to apply for this scholarship can download a FREE chapter of the book, Meet the Skeptic: A Field Guide to Faith Conversations by Bill Foster here. After reading this chapter, students are invited to write a 500-1500 word essay with the following focus: Compare and contrast the four kinds of skepticism, and discuss how an understanding of “root ideas” can help a Christian focus on the core issues of a debate rather than being caught up by the countless objections of skeptics.
The essay will be judged on creativity, clarity of thought, accuracy, research, grammar, and spelling.
Also, click here to download and complete the scholarship application.
Tim Dudley, the president of New Leaf Publishing Group, initiated the annual Master Books® scholarship program in 2008. This investment is evidence of the company’s focus on teaching and defending the authority of the Bible and developing a Christian worldview within this generation.
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Master Books®, a division of New Leaf Publishing Group, announces the winners of the 2011 $3000 college scholarship. Junior and senior high school students submitted essays answering the following questions: What is the connection between Darwin’s theory of evolution and racism? How does the Biblical worldview of racism differ? Students were supplied with a free chapter of the book, One Race One Blood by Ken Ham and A. Charles Ware which shows that the premise of Darwinian evolution is deeply rooted in the worst racist ideology since its inception. Ian Lott, a 4.0 senior of Halifax, Virginia submitted the outstanding essay titled: Social Darwinism and Evolution: Answers in the Bible.
Lott remarks that “unfortunately, both those who oppose Christianity and those who thought themselves Christian have used the Bible incorrectly to promote racism. One major theme that critics commonly use is how the Bible never specifically condemns slavery.” Lott’s essay goes on show that the Bible does not speak out against slavery but does speak out against racial separation. To read the entire essay, click here.
Students were also given the opportunity to create a unique expression of their essay answer in the form of a graphic, video, website, or social media conversation. Stephen Peterson won with the creation of http://www.teenapologetics.org/. He will receive a new Kindle complete with five additional apologetic titles by Master Books®.
Tim Dudley, the president of New Leaf Publishing Group, initiated the annual Master Books® scholarship program in 2008. This investment is evidence of the company’s focus on teaching and defending the authority of the Bible to this generation so that it lives on in the next. In this time of unprecedented cultural neglect of the Word of God, families all over the world are learning to trust the inerrancy of the Bible as they discover creation science, apologetic, church leadership resources, and Christian education resources available from the New Leaf team.
Enter to win a $3,000 college scholarship from Master Books®!
To enter, you must be a high school junior or senior or equivalent thereof from any public, private, or homeschool venue, a U.S. citizen, with a minimum GPA of 3.0.
To win, you must write an essay with this topic in mind, What is the connection between Darwin’s theory of evolution and racism? How does the Biblical worldview of racism differ? To help you clearly define this topic, download a free chapter of One Race One Blood, by authors Ken Ham and A. Charles Ware. This essay will be judged on creativity, clarity of thought, accuracy, research, grammar, and spelling. As you prepare for this opportunity, take a moment to really consider the questions being asked and the power of the truths you are to discover.
Click here to download the free chapter of One Race One Blood and review further details about this contest: http://www.newleafpublishinggroup.com/scholarship.php