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

Where can we find hope during times of waiting? How has ICR reached a new global audience? How does evolution conflict with the Bible's teaching about sin? And why should we believe in recent creation? Discover the answers to these questions and more in the July 2020 issue of Acts & Facts!

The Good in a Season of Waiting
We’re halfway through the year, and in some ways it feels like we’ve been stuck for months. We’ve all spent a lot of time waiting. Waiting for COVID-19 to pass, for isolation to end....
Precious Promises and the Sufficiency of God's Word
His divine power has given to us all things that pertain to life and godliness, through the knowledge of Him who called us by glory and virtue, by which have been given to us exceedingly great and precious...
ICR Events: Same Message, New Methods
When coronavirus restrictions shut down ICR’s scheduled events, we had to rapidly change strategies to get the biblical creation message to people sheltering at home. Our events, communications,...
Salt Deposits Confirm the Pre-Flood Pangaea
Debate exists over the pre-Flood continental configuration, with some creation scientists advocating for an initial supercontinent called Rodinia centered at the South Pole.1 ICR scientists,...
Revisiting the Isochron Age Model, Part 2
Last month’s article explored initial problems with the isochron age model, which has been the standard radioisotope dating method.1 We will now dive even deeper into the isochron dating...
Tully Monster Has the Last Laugh on Evolution
The pre-Flood world was teeming with some pretty amazing animals. Then the Flood came, rapidly burying and entombing trillions of creatures in sediments that lithified into rocks such as shale, limestone,...
Evolution's Death Versus Jesus' Death
Cancer took the life of both my dad and a friend in the last several months. Death certainly injects misery into the joys of life. I know we must die, for “the wages of sin is death” (Romans...
Walton's Cosmic Temple Is a House of Cards
A series of books and videos by Dr. John Walton, an Old Testament theologian at Wheaton College, has made a huge splash in the evangelical community in recent years, with considerable pushback from...
Why Do I Believe in Recent Creation?
A student recently asked what I believe about the age of the earth. I replied that at one time I felt absolutely certain that the world was billions of years old. I even wrote a song that mentioned...
God's Grassroots Provision
In times of calamity and crisis, it’s easy to question whether life makes sense—or, more accurately, how God is making ultimate sense of everything.1,2 Unsurprisingly, fallen...
Encouraging Notes During the Storm
Without a doubt, the global spread of COVID-19 has forced most of us to make major adjustments to our daily routines. Whether the stay-at-home mandates and the economic collapse that followed were a...

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