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

What can we know about the origin of the universe? How do the Gospels affirm the dominion mandate for research? What can we learn about the Ice Age from the newest Discovery Center film? And how can we answer attacks on the Bible? Discover the answers to these questions and more in the February 2020 issue of Acts & Facts!

Be a Good Human
Be a good human. It’s a phrase I often see emblazoned on bumper stickers and T-shirts, children’s nursery walls, and social media posts. Be a good human. What does that even mean? To...
Reason and the Christian Hope
Maybe you’ve been skeptical about the claims of Christianity. You’ve thought the glorious hope of the Christian is just built on wishful thinking. But for the time being shelve whatever...
The Gospels Affirm the Dominion Mandate for Research
Jeffrey P. Tomkins, Ph.D., and James J. S. Johnson, J.D., Th.D. At the end of His creation work, God gave humans a directive that’s sometimes referred to as the dominion mandate: “Be...
Nuclear Fission Dating Methods Are Unreliable
Have you ever pulled apart a large mass of taffy and watched it break into two approximately equal masses? This is an illustration of what happens in the subatomic world when a 238U or 235U...
I’ve suffered from heel pain for over a decade. I just want to be able to run, but sometimes I can barely even walk. I learned that I need to build up the intrinsic muscles and other tissues of...
Symbiotic Lichens Showcase Our Creator's Ingenuity
Lichens resemble plants or fungi, with elaborate branches like ocean coral, tiny cup-like structures, or leaf-like fronds. They can be found growing in forests, deserts, arctic tundra, or even in your...
Now Showing: Life Through the Ice Age
Since the grand opening of the ICR Discovery Center for Science & Earth History last September, many visitors have enjoyed the Ice Age Theater. Libby, a local Dallas-Ft. Worth resident, said, “I...
Gaia and Selectionism's Nature Worship
Organisms have many systems that work together for a purpose. For example, your heart and associated circulatory system fulfill life-sustaining functions. Human experience tells us that intentional...
How Can I Answer Attacks on the Bible?
Some contend that science proves the Bible wrong. They may ask how the Bible’s supposedly good God could allow so much pain and evil in the world. And who hasn’t heard that science has proved...
Water Drops and Human Value
When skeptics criticize biblical teachings, they often attack God’s character.1 One tactic is to malign the Creator by devaluing the people He created. When someone denies the precious...
CGAs for Seniors
The American Council on Gift Annuities recently authorized a small rate decrease for charitable gift annuities offered by nonprofits. The change was necessary for two reasons: 1) interest rates remain...

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