Hi, I’m Cheri Fields: 2nd generation homeschooling mom of six, pastor’s wife, writer, and science lover.
When my fourth child was a baby, I asked God to help me earn enough money to take my husband to visit Israel with me. But, what in the world could I do while caring for a young family? God reminded me of past dreams of writing. I also love teaching and being around kids. Within a little while, He had provided funds to take a children’s authors writing course.
Turned out I stink at fiction writing, but I aced writing my science assignment. Science was always my favorite subject growing up. Writing about it was even more fun. I could do this!
But who to write for? There are only a few science magazines for kids and it’s not easy to get into them as a beginner. Plus, it just didn’t seem right to tell people about all the amazing things God’s made without talking about Him, too. It looked like blogging was the way to go, and creation science for kids was what I wanted to focus on.
When I saw no one had snapped up the name “creationscience4kids” or anything like it, I knew this was God’s leading. But, now I was worried about the flak I would take speaking out for our Creator God. Over the next few weeks, God helped me turn my fear over to Him and see how badly a ministry like this is needed.
Turns out, most creation science materials are written by scientists, which is wonderful, except…. It’s hard for them to remember the everyday words most adults use, let alone the kinds of words kids know. Most of the books they put out make your eyes cross or put you to sleep just trying to wrap your mind around what they’re saying.
But the ideas they share aren’t that hard to understand, you just need easier words and bite sized pieces to keep from getting overwhelmed. There was not only room for a non-technical lady in the mix, there was a huge gap waiting to be filled!
CS4K opened shop in March, 2012
This is a site celebrating the amazing world God made
- It is for all of us who love to learn new things about science without a bunch of big words
- It is for encouraging parents that they can train up their kids in science without having to get a science degree
- It is to help us understand the differences between evolutionary thinking and young earth creationist thinking
- It is to help us learn to think like God thinks.
I believe God spoke everything into existence in six 24 hour days as stated in Genesis 1 and that the world “which then was” perished in the global flood of Noah’s day as II Peter 3:6 says.
I’d love to hear from you: what you think about what I’ve already posted and what you would like to read about in the future. We will never get to the end of all that God has done- Psalms 119:96!!!
Since we are here to encourage children and the young in heart to love God more, there will be a zero tolerance policy in the comments on meanness of any kind, including speech that is not God honoring, or which justifies denying God’s role in creation.
Before I begin researching anything about the natural world and the people in it, there is one thing I am quite sure of:
When the facts are accurately understood and presented they will agree with what God has told us.
It is possible to know truth and it will support what God has always told us because He is real and He is God!
Remember now thy Creator in the days of thy youth, Ecclesiastes 12:1