Monthly Meetings

We meet the third Saturday of each month from 9:00 am to 11:30 am at:

Greater Portland Bible Church
2374 SW Vermont Street
Portland, OR  97219

Refreshments, intellectual stimulation, and a cordial welcome await you.

We also have a Creation Book and Video table at every meeting, with a wide selection and discounted prices, including DVDs of past meetings.

Next Meeting

Upcoming Meetings

  • Intricacies of Flight and the Wonder of Hearing

    Andy McIntosh  •  October 13th, 9:00am to 11:30am ♦ This October, DSA will hold its meeting on the 2nd Saturday, and feature world renowned speaker Professor Andy McIntosh! Please note that unlike most of our meetings which are on the third Saturday of the month, this meeting is on the second Saturday, the thirteenth. Also, Andy […]

Past Meetings

  • The Great Mammoths: Where Did They Go?

    Edward Isaacs  •  September 15th, 9:00am to 11:30am ♦ Spread across the northern plains of Asia, Europe, and North America were millions of Woolly Mammoths. Weighing up to six tons and bearing over ten-foot-long menacing tusks, the mammoths were prey to virtually nothing. However, despite the grandeur and magnificence of this enormous mammoth population scattered across […]

  • Big Horn Basin: Showcase for the Flood and the Ice Age

    Michael Oard  •  August 18th, 9:00am to 11:30am Michael Oard returns as our speaker again this year for the month of August!  Michael Oard will give a detailed presentation on the Big Horn Basin, and show us not only how to interpret it in light of Noah’s flood and the post-flood Ice Age, but also […]

  • C. S. Lewis: Anti-Darwinist

    Dr. Jerry Bergman  •  July 21st, 9:00am to 11:30am ♦ Join us for our July DSA meeting, where will dive into C. S. Lewis’ views of Darwinism with Dr. Jerry Bergman! Dr. Bergman’s talk will document the fact that Lewis was strongly opposed to Darwinism, and that Lewis was very effective in explaining why. C. S. Lewis […]

  • Why Did God Use Bold Catastrophes In His Teaching Methods?

    Brent Carter  •  June 16th, 9:00am to 11:30am ♦ Join us for our June DSA meeting, where Brent Carter will show us the lessons God can teach us from the catastrophes in the earth’s geological past! We are all familiar with laboratory experiments in High School and College that made for fun, exciting learning and were […]

  • Life returns to Mount St. Helens!

    Dr. Keith Swenson  •  May 19th, 9:00am to 11:30am Noah’s Flood left the entire earth biologically devastated. Creationists believe that over the tens, hundreds and thousands of years following the Flood, living organisms recovered, eventually producing the ecosystems seen on the modern earth. But is such a belief reasonable? Is the biota really that resilient? […]

  • Living Fossils

    J. D. Mitchell  •  April 21st, 9:00am to 11:30am ♦ Charles Darwin coined the term “Living Fossils” to describe living plants and animals that are unchanged in appearance from fossils that have been assigned as their fossil ancestors. A modern definition for a living fossil is: “A living plant or animal that looks identical or very […]

  • An Indiana Jones Look at the New Testament

    Tom Hoyle  •  March 17th, 9:00am to 11:30am ♦ For our March DSA meeting, we will find out, once again, that dead men do indeed tell tales! Last year, Tom Hoyle was at DSA with an Indian Jones Look at the Old Testament.  This year, he comes back to talk about the New Testament!  This exciting […]

  • Novarupta: Valley of Ten Thousand Smokes

    Pat Roy  •  February 17th, 9:00am to 11:30am When formed in Alaska in 1912, Novarupta was the largest volcanic eruption of the 20th century. It released 30 times the volume of magma of the 1980 eruption of Mount St Helens and left an area named the Valley of Ten Thousand Smokes. Almost a hundred years […]

  • Biomimetics: God Invented It First!

    Dr. Thomas Kindell  •  January 20th, 9:00am to 11:30am From cars and jets to velcro and barbed wire, biomimetic inventions are all around us.  Popular DSA speaker Dr. Thomas Kindell will show us examples of innovations inspired by the created world.  Scientists and engineers have increasingly realized that if a new innovation or engineering solution […]

  • Bethlehem’s Star: What Was It?

    Paul Taylor  •  December 16th, 9:00am to 11:30am ♦ Bethlehem’s Star is arguably the most intriguing aspect of the traditional Christmas account.  What was it?  Was it natural or super-natural?  Who were these Wise Men, and why were they looking for the Messiah?  All these questions and more will be answered by creation speaker, Paul […]