Inside April 2020 Acts & Facts | The Institute for Creation Research
Inside April 2020 Acts & Facts

How is ICR preparing for our next season of ministry? How does science confirm that turtles have always been turtles? Were dragons really dinosaurs? What can we learn about geology, biology, and the Ice Age from the Sahara Desert? Discover the answers to these questions and more in the April 2020 issue of Acts & Facts!

Lasting Influence
Through its 50 years of ministry, the Institute for Creation Research has been blessed by the faithful influence, wise perspectives, and generous support of many friends and colleagues. We’ve...
ICR's Search for New President | Biblical Succession
And the things that you have heard from me among many witnesses, commit these to faithful men who will be able to teach others also. (2 Timothy 2:2) This year, the Institute for Creation Research...
Contamination Claims Can't Cancel Radiocarbon Results
Radiocarbon (C-14) keeps popping up in the wrong places. Carbon-dating labs have struggled to find ancient samples with zero radiocarbon levels. C-14 has turned up in coal, natural gas, and fossils....
Cosmic Rays, Sunspots, and Climate Change, Part 2
Last month’s article described two possible mechanisms by which the sun could affect Earth’s weather and climate.1 Both mechanisms use the fact that the sun’s magnetic field...
Turtles Have Always Been Turtles
Turtles (Chelonia) are found in oceans, freshwater ponds, and on land. The Galapagos tortoise is the largest living species of tortoise and, like the sea turtle, is able to live well over a century....
Ancient Sahara Was Wetter Than Expected
New research has again confirmed the predictions of creation scientists. The Sahara Desert wasn’t always a dry, desolate place. Right after the Ice Age, the Sahara was filled with lakes and swamps.1 Wim...
Dragon Encounters at the ICR Discovery Center
Some of the most eye-opening evidence you’ll find at the ICR Discovery Center for Science & Earth History is located in the Dragon Encounters exhibit. The word “dinosaur” didn’t...
Dr. John Whitcomb: A Life Well Lived
The Institute for Creation Research was saddened to hear of Dr. John Whitcomb’s passing on February 5, 2020. It’s been 60 years since he co-authored The Genesis Flood with ICR founder...
Why Don't They Believe in Creation?
After an ICR scientist presents convincing evidence for biblical creation, listeners often ask, “If all you just said is true, then why don’t most scientists believe it?” We may...
Signs of the Times: Glacier Meltdown
What if meteorologists only got paid if their weather predictions proved to be correct? If so, predicting the weather would be a risky business, like gambling at a casino table. In ancient Israel, however,...
The Gospel We Are Called to Preach
A visitor to the ICR Discovery Center for Science & Earth History asked me, “Why can’t ICR avoid all this controversy about creation and just preach Christ?” Such a statement was...

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The Tyranny of Consensus Thinking
How can so many scientists be wrong?” This question is routinely wielded as real evidence for evolution. I’ve heard it in discussions with...

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