International eyes have recently fallen on Kenya as a result of opposition by My followers to a museum’s presentation of Turkana Boy as a distant ancestor of humanity. So far the skeleton has been sealed in a vault, but now scientific radicals are trying to allow the public to see it, even though it conflicts with My account of creation.
A scientist poses with the skull of Turkana Boy:
They are faced with a common dilemma: acknowledge obvious, demonstrable facts, or believe My word. This is an encouraging story which shows that some Kenyans, not just Americans, are capable of thinking with their hearts instead of their brains.
“I did not evolve from Turkana Boy or anything like it,” says Bishop Boniface Adoyo, head of Kenya’s 35 evangelical denominations, which he claims have 10 million followers. “These sorts of silly views are killing our faith.”
He’s calling on his flock to boycott the exhibition and has demanded the museum relegate the fossil collection to a back room — along with some kind of notice saying evolution is not a fact but merely one of a number of theories.
This is a man whose extensive religious background equips him to interpret the fossil record in ways evolutionary biologists cannot possibly understand. He understands that I will lay down mountains of evidence just to tempt My believers away from the True Path, and he sees through the ruse.
His scientific credentials, as listed on his ministry website profile, are impeccable:
Bishop Adoyo joined the staff at Nairobi Pentecostal Church in 1986, serving in various ministry positions. In 1990 he was appointed associate pastor of NPC Valley Road under then Senior Pastor, Rev Dennis White of the Pentecostal Assemblies of Canada. When Rev. White moved to launch NPC Karen, Rev. Adoyo assumed leadership as Senior Pastor of NPC Valley Road, becoming the first Kenyan Senior Pastor.
Bishop Bonifes Adoyo has a B.A. in Design and a Master of Divinity.
Without the work of Bishop Boniface Adoyo and others like him, many of his countrymen might still be honoring the pagan rituals of their ancestors, instead of worshipping Me and my nephew Jesus. That would suck.
Followers of creationism believe in the literal truth of the Genesis account in the Bible that God created the world in six days. Bishop Adoyo believes the world was created 12,000 years ago, with man appearing 6,000 years later. He says each biblical day was equivalent to 1,000 Earth years.
Adoyo’s evangelical coalition is the only religious group voicing concern about the exhibition.
This deeply upsets Me. How can My other followers abandon one of their own in his time of need, just because his views make no sense? If My flock shies away from nonsense, they shy away from Me, and I take that very personally.
The museum is moving forward with its plans to put Turkana Boy on display, just because they consider the fossil to be a national treasure and a rare chance for all of humanity to glimpse its roots. I urge My other followers to join Bishop Boniface Adoyo in protesting this shallow justification, by pointing out that the Bible is all you need to know about your origins.
I crafted Turkana Boy as a prank, complete with the proper carbon isotope ratio to suggest an age of 1.6 million years, and by falling for it hook, line, and sinker these scientists have denied Me credit for My joke. You and your family and Bishop Boniface Adoyo are in no way related to Turkana Boy or any other early hominids.
Here are some other animals to which Bishop Boniface Adoyo is in no way related:
I hope this post clears up any confusing signs I may have left in the fossil record to suggest you’re related to all of these.
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