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Category: Origins

  • Origin of Life: From Soup to Nuts

    By: David Coppedge Evolutionists have been stewing over primordial soup for over a century, but origin-of-life research is still in the kitchen with empty kettles.  Some new recipes are downright nutty. Origin of life theories span the spectrum from genetics-first … Continue reading

  • Darwin Day Came and Went

    By: David Coppedge Except among certain special-interest groups, Darwin Day seems to have been a non-event, but one Darwinist won an award for Censor of the Year. There wasn’t as much news this year about Darwin Day, February 12 (Charles … Continue reading

  • What Was Adam’s Sin?

    We have been really surprised at the amount of feedback on various points that we have received arising from Russell Grigg’s article Did Adam sin out of love for Eve? published on January 26, 2012. In this feedback article we present further comments, interspersed … Continue reading

  • Fact Checkers, Spin Doctors Go to Work After Creation Debate

    By: David Coppedge Neither side feels their champion scored a clear victory in the creation debate.  Now it’s time to evaluate who had the better facts and logic under fire. Here is a sampling of opinion after the widely-publicized debate … Continue reading

  • Most of Venus’ History is Missing

    By: Brian Thomas, M.S. Venus’ tortured surface begs for explanation, but scientists have a trying time reconstructing the planet’s past based on its mysterious features. Secular geologists anticipate that additional measurements may help resolve the vexing Venusian riddles, but satisfying … Continue reading

  • The Animals Went in Two By Two, According to Babylonian Ark Tablet

    By: Noah Wiener We all know the story of Noah’s Ark. Ever since George Smith’s 1872 translation of Babylonian texts similar to the Biblical Deluge (see “George Smith’s Other Find” below), we’ve also known about echoes of the Genesis narrative … Continue reading

  • Grand Canyon Age Changes Again

    By: David Coppedge Is the Grand Canyon old or young?  Both, geologists are now saying.  The latest theory, though, is unlikely to end the 140-year debate. As if on cue, the leading science news outlets simultaneously issued stories about the … Continue reading

  • Homology Made Simple

    By: Dominic Statham Have you ever noticed the many similarities that exist between different animals? Many animals have two eyes, two ears, four limbs, a heart, a brain, five digits (fingers and toes), etc. The natural world is full of … Continue reading

  • Interest in Origins Stays Strong

    By: Brian Thomas, M.S. Do Americans still care about where they came from? The results of two recent polls and a surge in interest in an upcoming creation vs. evolution debate suggest they do. This origins conversation has reverberated for … Continue reading

  • Claimed dark matter ‘find’ won’t help end ‘big bang’ crisis

    After reading an online article about the purported discovery of dark matter, a supporter named Neville emailed CMI for a creationist perspective. The author A/Prof. John Hartnett, “in the middle of the action”. He earlier let his views about dark matter be known: “If … Continue reading

  • God Caused Wisdom

    Wisdom is, essentially, the effective understanding and use of information.  Humans discover information; we do not invent it.  Through wisdom, humanity has developed (i.e. used information effectively) a set of scientific laws that elegantly express reality in the language of … Continue reading

  • The spiritual death of the Adam tribe?

    Attempts to add extra time into Genesis 1–11 are not new, though they are many and varied. Occasionally, a new idea is proposed. Rod M. from the Philippines, writing in response to Elasmosaurus? No, you goose …, proposes a mixture of old and … Continue reading

  • Geological Pioneer Nicholas Steno was a Biblical Creationist

    By: Tas Walker It is clear from what he wrote. Nicolas Steno (1631-1686) was the pioneer of modern geology. His principles of stratigraphy have stood the test of time. They are still taught in first year geology courses all over … Continue reading

  • Terrible Mistake about Diamond Dates

    By David Coppedge Geologists fess up to wrong conclusion about the “world’s oldest diamonds.” It’s just grit from polishing paste.  Read about it on Live Science.  The “terrible mistake” came to light five years after the claim was made in the … Continue reading

  • Basics of biblical biology

    by Shaun Doyle Evolution is wrong, but what do we replace it with? Many of us automatically think ‘design, of course!’ And they are partially correct. Design is certainly important, but it’s not the whole story. Design has to do with the origin of various … Continue reading

  • Is Teaching Children Creation “Child Abuse”?

    By Eric Hovind The words we choose to use critically affect the psychological mind game played while opposing worldviews battle for their version of “truth.” For example, during the last four decades, we have observed the “Pro-Choice” vs. “Anti-Abortion” battle taking … Continue reading

  • The Origins of Flowers: Evolution vs. God

    By R. L. David Jolly Have you ever wondered just how accurate evolutionists really are?  They are always claiming that evolution is a fact.  Most facts don’t change, but the so-called facts of evolution are always changing.  Almost all of … Continue reading

  • Creation in schools hits the headlines

    Attempts to ban critical thinking increase by Philip Bell Regular readers of our Prayer News and Creation magazine are only too familiar with the constant barrage of anti-biblical sentiment coming from skeptic activists. Tragically, the humanist camp are sometimes aided and abetted by professing Christians. … Continue reading

  • Did Zebras Invent Their Own Stripes?

    By David Coppedge The explanations some evolutionists give for fur and feather patterns sound like tales of talking animals planning out their new fashion lines. Evolution tries to explain not just what is, but how it got that way.  The core of Darwin’s … Continue reading

  • Best Creation News of 2013: Tissue Fossils

    by Brian Thomas, M.S. About a dozen reports from the last half-decade have described original-tissue fossils, and 2013 added its fair share of finds. Experiments show the biochemicals, cells, and tissues within these fossils decay in far less time than … Continue reading