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Inside October 2019 Acts & Facts

September 2, 2019, marked the grand opening of the ICR Discovery Center for Science & Earth History. When will you plan your visit? Why did God make mosquitos? What is the significance of the world’s oldest bird fossil? And why does it matter whether God created in six days or over billions of years? Discover the answers to these questions and more in the October 2019 issue of Acts & Facts!        

What’s the Point?
What’s the point? Sometimes we ask this question when we’re bogged down in a tedious project—when we’re ready to be finished with the task at hand. Sometimes we ask it out of...
The Absolute Salvation of God
When it comes to the question of creation versus evolution, many Christians seem to think, “What’s the point? What does it matter whether all this arrived here in six days or over billions...
Strontium Ratio Variation in Marine Carbonates
In 1948, geologist F. E. Wickman predicted that the decay of 87Rb (a rubidium isotope) in the earth’s crust and mantle would be reflected in a related increase in the 87Sr/86Sr...
Homo erectus: The Ape Man That Wasn't
The archaic human species Homo erectus has been portrayed as an important ape-to-man transitional link. However, these fossils don’t provide any real evidence of evolution. Many paleontologists...
The World's Oldest Bird Fossil
Ask college freshman biology students to name the oldest bird fossil and they’ll probably say the evolutionary icon Archaeopteryx. In that case, you’d hear the wrong answer. The story of...
The ICR Discovery Center for Science & Earth History Is.,.
September 2, 2019, marked the grand opening of the ICR Discovery Center for Science & Earth History. On that first day, over 1,600 visitors experienced a journey through Earth’s history in...
Evolutionism Contradicts Christian Evangelism
Is evolutionary theory compatible with the church’s basic functions of worship, evangelism, and the edification (building up) of believers? In last month’s article, we saw how evolutionism...
Why Did God Make Mosquitos?
My wife and I enjoy evening walks with our dog when the Texas weather lets us. Unfortunately, mosquitos seem to like good weather too. And they recognize my wife is much sweeter than I am. She often...
Green Bean Bioengineering Shows Creator's Care
Years ago in a college campus discussion, an unbeliever argued that the world’s waste displays God’s disorderliness. He called God a “prodigal” creator—an insult adopted...
The Best-Kept Secret in Texas
Have we told you lately how thankful we are for your prayers and financial support? ICR’s ministry happens because of the Lord’s blessing through your partnership. Because of you, we...

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