Star of Bethlehem

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.”

3 Responses to “Star of Bethlehem”

  1. 1 Mom
    December 24, 2010 at 9:53 am

    Great post Julie!

  2. December 24, 2010 at 1:13 pm

    OHMYGEEZ JULIE, are you SERIOUS, that’s your dad?! I LOVE that presentation and seriously, I talk about it all the time! It helped me share the gospel with my Astronomy TA once!

    you’re famous. 😉

  3. December 30, 2010 at 6:23 pm

    You are justifiably proud of your dad. I am honored to have met him thru my son-in-law, an ophthalmologist at Scott & White. I first saw the presentation 2 years ago when he recorede it, and have given copies to countless people as a witness the bible is true.

    Most striking is the exact date of Jesus conception, birth, death, and resurrection and other major events written in the stars by God at the creation of the universe so we would, with newly developed computer programs, and your dad’s brilliant sleuthing discover new facts in THIS slice of time and KNOW the bible is absolutely true.

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