Posted By: Virginia Christian Alliance
September 8, 2019
The Institute for Creation Research (ICR) wants people to know that God’s Word can be trusted in everything it speaks about—from how and why we were made, to how the universe was formed, to how we can know God and receive all He has planned for us.
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Acts and Facts September 2019
When was the last time you were amazed by God? Perhaps it’s time to stop and ponder—to pause and consider the works of God.
Ponder the wonders of creation. Have you really looked at the details in a leaf or the intricacy of a butterfly’s wing? Have you closed your eyes and relished the smell of the earth after a rain? Do you experience joy when you hear the melody in a young child’s voice? Have you pondered the magnitude of a rushing waterfall? Does your breath catch at the simple beauty of a newborn’s fingers as they clasp your own? READ MORE
Black Hills Sites Showcase Creation and the Flood
In June, Institute for Creation Research scientists Dr. Randy Guliuzza and Dr. Tim Clarey participated in the Black Hills Creation Conference in Rapid City, South Dakota. They also led three pre-conference field trips through the Black Hills, visiting Devils Tower, Mount Rushmore, and surrounding areas. Each location displayed evidence for the Genesis narrative. READ MORE
Research Presented at a Secular Conference
BY: BRIAN THOMAS, PH.D.
This past summer, a colleague and I went to a secular science conference seeking critique from our non-creationist colleagues over what amounts to creation research. Their reactions surprised us. Creation…READ MORE
Deep-Space Objects Are Young
BY: JAKE HEBERT, PH.D.
Secular astronomers claim our universe is unimaginably ancient—almost 14 billion years old. Yet the Bible clearly teaches that God created the universe in the relatively recent past, about 6,000…READ MORE
Are Blue Eyes in Humans a Mutation?
BY: JEFFREY P. TOMKINS, PH.D.
When it comes to the history of basic human traits, an evolutionary myth about eye color often pops up. The secular story maintains that blue eyes are the result of a genetic mutation that occurred…READ MORE
Confronting a Clever Classroom Con
BY: JAKE HEBERT, PH.D.
Many Christian students in secular universities can relate to this scenario: An evolutionist college professor is doing his best to convince his class that biblical creation is absurd. To this end,…READ MORE
ICR Scientists Present Latest Research in Wisconsin
BY: TIM CLAREY, PH.D.
Scientists from the Institute for Creation Research presented their current research at the Creation Research Society’s annual meeting in late July. About 150 people attended the two-day conference…READ MORE
The ICR Discovery Center Opens to the Public!
BY: STAFF WRITER
The big opening day for the ICR Discovery Center for Science & Earth History is scheduled for September 2, 2019. We’ve been scrambling to finish the exhibits, get final clearance by the fire…READ MORE
Evolutionism Poisons Christian Worship
BY: RANDY J. GULIUZZA, P.E., M.D.
At Moody Bible Institute, I was taught the church’s mission could be organized into three basic functions: worship, evangelism, and the edification (building up) of believers. If a church undertook…READ MORE
Does Palo Duro Canyon Show Deep Time?
BY: BRIAN THOMAS, PH.D.
Some friends and I recently hiked into Texas’ Palo Duro Canyon, where sedimentary rock layers span the horizon. Eighteenth-century naturalists thought rock layers represented vast ages, a tradition…READ MORE
Deep Wonders of Slapping Sharks and Snapping Shrimps
BY: JAMES J. S. JOHNSON, J.D., TH.D.
Those who go down to the sea in ships, who do business on great waters, they see the works of the LORD, and His wonders in the deep. (Psalm 107:23-24
) The super-fast and powerful movements of sharks…READ MORE
Small Gifts Add Up
BY: HENRY M. MORRIS IV
A Google search on charitable giving will produce countless websites. It’s astonishing how much information exists about organizations dedicated to worthy causes. It seems that most are devoted…READ MORE
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