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Inside December 2019 Acts & Facts

Do carbon ages refute the biblical timeline? How does homology confirm creation instead of evolution? Why is it important to know your Christian heritage? And how can you get involved as an ICR Discovery Center volunteer? Discover the answers to these questions and more in the December 2019 issue of Acts & Facts!          

The Goodness of God
As I read through this issue of Acts & Facts, I’m reminded of the goodness of our Creator. The One who originally proclaimed His creation “good” and even “very good”...
Maintaining the Mission
David also girded on his sword. And about four hundred men went with David, and two hundred stayed with the supplies. (1 Samuel 25:13) David spent a long time as an outlaw running from King Saul...
Whale Fossils Confirm Post-Flood Boundary
Jeffrey P. Tomkins, Ph.D., and Tim Clarey, Ph.D. In 2018, as a complement to ICR’s ongoing megasequence research, ICR scientists Drs. Jeffrey Tomkins and Tim Clarey described the beginning...
European Stratigraphy Supports a Global Flood
ICR’s Column Project team recently finished work on the European continent, including Turkey and the area surrounding the Caspian Sea. We have now compiled stratigraphic data across four entire...
Homology: Descent or Design?
An evolutionist friend and I recently chatted about animals. He said it’s amazing how many different animals’ skeletons look so similar. Just stretch, shrink, and shape the bones of one...
Dinosaurs Had Reptilian Metabolic Adaptation
Jeffrey P. Tomkins, Ph.D., and Tim Clarey, Ph.D. Scientists have long wondered how cold-blooded reptiles (ectotherms) like dinosaurs could have been so active and vigorous. Anatomical analyses of...
Genesis and the Oceans
The origin of the oceans has long been a puzzle to secular scientists.1 Recently, however, progress has been made. Evolutionists are suggesting a novel idea regarding the source of Earth’s...
ICR Discovery Center Volunteers!
Discovery Center staff and volunteers: Audrey, Ernie Carrasco, Lauren Pennington, and Laurel, left to right.   The ICR Discovery Center for Science & Earth History has welcomed...
How Beautiful Is the Body of Christ
A special year-long Christmas gift that Christian parents can give to their children would be family time spent sharing heartwarming accounts of adventure, courage, and love drawn from Christian history...
Do Carbon Ages Refute a Biblical Timeline?
Many reporters and scientists treat carbon dates like facts. Of course, the more recent dates work well enough. But news reports, textbooks, and even movies present enormous ages like “47,000...
Sanctifying Our Hearts with Apologetics
The church’s big Bible conference was over, and it was time to evaluate its success or failure. “Looks like no one was converted,” said one leader. “So, this event was a nice...
The New Thing of Promise
Many books of the Old Testament contain prophecies of Christ’s incarnation—even the heartbreaking account of the prophet Jeremiah. Jeremiah, the last of the pre-exile prophets, saw Babylon...

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