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Inside September 2020 Acts & Facts

What's the story behind ICR's new President? What milestone are we celebrating this month at the ICR Discovery Center? How do comets affirm recent creation? Did someone really find Noah’s Ark? Discover the answers to these questions and more in the September 2020 issue of Acts & Facts!

God's Mysterious Ways
Have you ever found yourself wondering what God was up to? When life took an unexpected turn, you may have gone through difficult circumstances. Or perhaps you encountered situations that just didn’t...
Dr. Randy Guliuzza, ICR’s New President and Chief Ope.,.
The Bible is full of stories of God using day-to-day activities to position people to accomplish His will. David was shepherding when Samuel called for him and anointed him as king. A woman drawing...
Plants Model Continuous Environmental Tracking
All plants and animals were divinely engineered with innate systems of adaptation that track various aspects of their environment and respond accordingly—an internal ability known as continuous...
A Xiphactinus Dig: Excavating Clues to Noah's Flood
A fossil dig team was just finishing its last day of excavating a two-meter-long extinct fish on a private ranch in Kansas. As dusk began to settle on the prairie’s badlands, two team members...
Amber Insect Fossils Still Glow
Fossilized tree resin is called amber. Its translucent sheen and natural beauty have been appreciated for centuries. Amber is mentioned four times in Scripture, such as in Ezekiel 1:4: Then I looked,...
Happy Anniversary to the ICR Discovery Center for Scien.,.
September 2, 2020, marks the ICR Discovery Center’s first anniversary. We’re celebrating the occasion with extra-special offerings for guests who visit during the first week of September...
Comets: Signs of Youth
A comet in the night sky is an awe-inspiring sight (Figure 1). People throughout history have sometimes seen comets as portents of doom. However, God warned the people of Israel not to fear such signs...
Did Someone Really Find Noah's Ark?
I recall a tough conversation with a skeptical student after speaking on creation and the Flood at a Christian school. This young man insisted he would never believe the Genesis Flood unless someone...
Matthew Maury's Paths of the Sea
Today’s oceanography and meteorology owe a great debt to Matthew Maury. He exemplified the biblical principle that whatever we do, we should do it “to the glory of God” (1 Corinthians...
One Generation Away
In 1967, Ronald Reagan delivered one of the most memorable lines of his storied career: “Freedom…is never more than one generation away from extinction.”1 The truth of...

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