Inside February 2021 Acts & Facts | The Institute for Creation Research
Inside February 2021 Acts & Facts

What is the mission of the Institute for Creation Research? What legacy did Dr. Henry M. Morris III leave behind? How will our Ice Age model impact the future of creation research? How does Arches National Park confirm the biblical account of Earth history? Discover the answers to these questions and more in the February 2021 issue of Acts & Facts!

Memories and Missions
As Director of Communications at the Institute for Creation Research, I reported directly to Dr. Henry M. Morris III for nine years. He was my boss, but he was also my friend. I have fond recollections...
The Mission of the Institute for Creation Research
Every morning when I drove onto the military base where I worked I was met with a sober message. For many years it read “Remember the Mission!” and later it said “Our mission is…”...
Developing a More Rigorous Ice Sheet Model
In the creation model, a single Ice Age lasting hundreds of years was caused by and quickly followed the Genesis Flood.1 In 1994, ICR atmospheric scientist Dr. Larry Vardiman published a...
Remembering the Life and Legacy of Dr. Henry M. Morris III
The Institute for Creation Research’s CEO, Dr. Henry M. Morris III, went to be with his Lord on December 12, 2020. After years of faithful service, Dr. Morris, known warmly around the office as...
The Fossils Still Say No: The Mystery of Jawed Vertebrates
One of the greatest unsolved mysteries in the grand scheme of evolution is the transition between jawless and jawed vertebrates. In a previous article, I documented how jawless vertebrate fish appeared...
Created Cuttlebone's Sweet Spot
God created Earth during the creation week just thousands of years ago. This includes its marvelous oceans—128 million square miles of salt water. In the 21st century, scientists and laymen alike...
Arches National Park: Sculptures from the Flood
Brian Thomas, Ph.D., and Tim Clarey, Ph.D. West of the Rocky Mountains in Utah, Arches National Park preserves some 2,000 natural stone arches. Only a handful of them have the grandeur to attract...
Teachable Minds and Scientific Discovery
“You could see stars hundreds of light-years away, not as they looked centuries ago but exactly as they are right this instant,” says Dr. Derek Muller in a recent YouTube video about measuring...
Buried Secrets Can Be Worth Uncovering
Buried secrets sometimes surface, revealing hidden things. However, if no one is willing to do some diligent digging, much of what is concealed will remain undiscovered. For example, last year some...
Planting, Watering, and God's Increase
During construction of the ICR Discovery Center for Science & Earth History, I spent a lot of time working with various crews of artists and craftsmen. One day as I watched three men shoveling dirt...

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