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

  • C. S. Lewis: Anti-Darwinist

    Dr. Jerry Bergman  •  April 21st, 9:00am to 11:30am ♦ Join us for our April 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 […]

Upcoming Meetings

Past Meetings

  • 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 […]

  • Butterflies: Minature Marvels of Creation

    Caitlin LaBar  •  November 18th, 9:00am to 11:30am ♦ DSA’s own Caitlin LaBar is giving a presentation on Butterflies! This talk will cover the basics of butterfly taxonomy, anatomy and life history, and how we can care for God’s Creation through habitat conservation and butterfly gardening. It will end with a “photographic tour” of Pacific […]

  • Discovery and Design

    Bruce Malone  •  October 21st, 9:00am to 11:30am ♦ Bruce Malone comes back to DSA this October! In this talk, he will look at the many inventions mankind has made by observing and studying God’s creation. God is both the greatest artist and the ultimate engineer. Bruce will also report a stunning example of how […]

  • Something New under the Sun

    Paul Taylor  •  September 16th, 9:00am to 11:30am ♦ After Genesis, Ecclesiastes is probably the Old Testament book that contains the most material with strong scientific implications. The Preacher of Ecclesiastes sets out a three point guide to understanding God-centered and God-denying worldviews, showing that the latter worldview is ultimately untenable. *Paul Taylor and his […]

  • Solar Eclipse

    The Total Solar Eclipse is coming to Design Science Association!  And with it comes Answers in Genesis’ own Dr. Danny Faulkner. On Saturday, August 19th, Dr. Faulkner will be our speaker at our August monthly meeting.  His talk will include two parts: Biblical Cosmology  (9:00 am) What’s so special about this eclipse?  (10:15 am) This […]

  • Aliens, UFOs, and the Bible

    MikeRiddle  •  July 15th, 9:00am to 11:30am ♦ This seminar looks at the scientific and biblical evidence for extraterrestrial life and deals with why the search for extraterrestrial life? what do UFO’s look like? as well as the influence from Hollywood, the media and NASA. You will discover the answer to six problems with the idea […]

  • An Indiana Jones Look at the Old Testament

    Tom Hoyle  •  June 17th, 9:00am to 11:30am ♦ For our June DSA meeting, we will find out that dead men do indeed tell tales! This exciting (and accurate) “Indiana Jones” search looks at the stunning archaeological trustworthiness of the Word of God. We’ll explore the times and events of Abraham, Sodom and Gomorrah, Moses, Jericho, […]