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Darwin’s Challenge Answered: Creationism Vs. Evolution – Teaching Conference

August 16 @ 9:30 am - August 17 @ 4:30 pm EDT

Dates & Times:

Tuesday, August 16th – Wednesday, August 17th

9:30 am – 4:30 pm


In Charles Darwin’s book The Origin of Species, he states, “If it could be demonstrated that any complex organ existed, which could not possibly have been formed by numerous, successive, slight modifications, my theory would absolutely break down.”

Dr. J. Jay Rigney, a practicing optometrist with nearly four decades of experience, answers Darwin’s challenge irrefutably in a scientific examination of the human eye, among other evidence. Join ISOW and Dr. Rigney on this in-depth study of creationism vs. the theory of evolution.


About the Teacher:

Dr. Jay Rigney is the founder of Dr. Rigney Eye Care & Eyewear in Owasso, OK. He is board certified in anterior segment laser procedures, PRK laser vision correction, and Yag laser capsulotomies. In addition, Dr. Rigney is also board certified to treat infections of the eye and eyelids, with the ability to perform minor surgical lid and corneal procedures, as well as has board certification to treat glaucoma. Dr. J Jay Rigney is proud to have served the Owasso, OK community for over 30 years. During his extensive career, he has had the privilege of being a member of the American Optometric Association and the Oklahoma Association of Optometric Physicians. Dr. Rigney is also passionate about educating the public on his field, writing and publishing two books on the creation and importance of the eye.


  • Main entry doors open at 8:30 AM ET.
  • Doors to the studio will close at 9:30 AM ET to begin recording. Please arrive early enough to find a seat and get comfortable.
  • There will be complimentary coffee provided. Bottled water and snacks will be available for donation of any amount.
  • Notebooks will be available for purchase.
  • There will be a lunch break and there are several great restaurants nearby.
  • ISOW will have products for sale.
  • No recording devices allowed.
  • No childcare provided.
  • This teaching will BE LIVESTREAMED, but will not be archived. It will, however, eventually be offered as part of an ISOW course.


Exit # 27 (Paul Huff Exit) Same Exit as OCI Facility

Holiday Inn Express
4355 Holiday Inn Express Way
Cleveland TN 37312
(423) 790-1199

Hampton Inn
4355 Frontage Road
Cleveland, TN 37312
(423) 458-1222

Baymont Inn & Suites
360 Paul Huff Pkwy
Cleveland, TN 37312
(423) 614-5583

Ramada Limited
156 Jame Asbury RD NW
Cleveland, TN 37312

Quality Inn
153 James Asbury Rd NW
Cleveland, TN 37312

Exit # 25 (25th Street Exit) 1 Exit South of OCI Facility

Fairfield Inn & Suites Cleveland
2813 Westside Drive
Cleveland, TN 37312
(423) 664-2501

Comfort Inn & Suites
107 Interstate Drive NW
Cleveland, TN 37312
(423) 339-1000

Wingate by Wyndham
110 Interstate Drive NW
Cleveland, TN 37312
(423) 478-1212

Howard Johnson
2595 Georgetown Rd NW
Cleveland, TN 37311

Douglas Inn & Suites
2600 Westside Dr. NW
Cleveland, TN 37312

Clarion Inn
185 James Asbury Drive NW
Cleveland, TN
(423) 559-1001

Exit # 11 (Ooltewah Exit) Between Cleveland and Chattanooga

Holiday Inn Express & Suites
6274 Artesian Circle
Ooltewah, TN 37363
(423) 591-8500

Hampton Inn
6145 Weir Way
Ooltewah, TN 37363
(423) 305-6800

Campground Information

KOA Campground
Chattanooga North/Cleveland 648 Pleasant Grove Road
Cleveland, TN 37353
(423) 472-8928


August 16 @ 9:30 am EDT
August 17 @ 4:30 pm EDT
Event Category:


International School of the Word


International School of the Word
340 Paul Huff Parkway
Cleveland, TN 37312 United States
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