Almost every Christmas for the past 9 years, my dad, Dr. Rick Erickson, has been presenting the “Star of Bethlehem” to thousands in Texas. He finally has put it on the web so everyone can watch it! It is so fascinating and really will blow your mind. How can you NOT believe in God after watching this is my question?!? Like did you know God tells the story of Jesus’ birth and death in the constellations? If you have a spare 2 hours, I would totally recommend watching this (first hour) and this (last hour) on your computer! And I’m not just saying this because he’s my dad!
Here is a little article on him from the past:
“Dr. Richard Erickson, Professor of Medicine at Texas A & M Health Science Center and Director of the Division of Gastroenterology at Scott and White hospital Temple, will present his multi-media program The Star of Bethlehem at the Central Texas College Planetarium this coming Tuesday evening, November 25, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.
Dr. Erickson, who is an elder of the Temple Bible Church, is an amateur astronomer and loves both the physical and biological sciences. He is especially interested in teaching topics which help people to “reconcile” science and the Bible. He was naturally drawn to the subject of the star of Bethlehem when his daughter (THAT’S ME!) invited him to a presentation on it at College Station five years ago. He has been researching and teaching on this topic ever since then, and each year his presentation incorporates more of his findings.”