Today's Creation Moment http://www.creationmoments.com/ Each program features some scientific fact of nature that points to deliberate design not evolutionary chance. "Creation Moments" daily 2 minute radio broadcast with host Ian Taylor is heard around the world on over 1300 stations and outlets. Each program features scientific evidences of nature that points to delicate design not evolutionary chance. The daily broadcasts are compiled in our daily devotional book, Letting God Create Your Day. Each program is also available on cassette or CD. See CreationMoments.com for more information. en Creation Moments Inc. info@creationmoments.com http://www.creationmoments.com/daily-rss clean http://www.creationmoments.com/sites/all/themes/cmi/img/tpl/logo-podcast-144.jpg Today's Creation Moment http://www.creationmoments.com/ 144 144 Were Stone Tools Primitive? http://www.creationmoments.com/radio/transcripts/were-stone-tools-primitive <p>One of the most persistent rumors of popular evolutionary mythology is the concept of a primitive Stone Age. While serious evolutionists do not view such a time in the same way as the popular thinking, particularly in the media, the idea that there <img src="/sites/creationmoments.com/files/images/184%2005%20Were%20Stone%20Tools%20Primitive.jpg" alt="Image: Castlerigg Stone Circle, site of many Langdale axes. " width="200" height="150" style="float: left; margin: 5px;" />were early human societies that had no technology, save the ability to use rocks, is deeply ingrained.</p> <p><a href="http://www.creationmoments.com/radio/transcripts/were-stone-tools-primitive" target="_blank">read more</a></p> History Fri, 15 Dec 2017 06:00:00 +0000 2:01 Creation Moments One of the most persistent rumors of popular evolutionary mythology is the concept of a primitive Stone Age. While serious evolutionists do not view such a time in the same way as the popular thinking, particularly in the media, the idea that there wer... One of the most persistent rumors of popular evolutionary mythology is the concept of a primitive Stone Age. While serious evolutionists do not view such a time in the same way as the popular thinking, particularly in the media, the idea that there were early human societies that had no technology, save the ability to use rocks, is deeply ingrained. read more http://www.creationmoments.com/sites/creationmoments.com/files/daily-audio/05 Track 5.mp3 A Convention of Light http://www.creationmoments.com/radio/transcripts/convention-light <p>If you fire a beam of laser light at the Moon, how long will it take to get there?</p> <p>At first, some might suggest that this is a relatively easy <img src="/sites/creationmoments.com/files/images/184%2004%20A%20Convention%20of%20Light.jpg" alt="Artist rendering of light traveling." width="200" height="150" style="float: left; margin: 5px;" />problem. Speed equals distance divided by time, so surely we can calculate how long the light will take. But do we really know how fast the light travels from Earth to Moon? Creationist astrophysicist Dr. Jason Lisle suggests that we don’t.</p> <p><a href="http://www.creationmoments.com/radio/transcripts/convention-light" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Astronomy Thu, 14 Dec 2017 06:00:00 +0000 2:01 Creation Moments If you fire a beam of laser light at the Moon, how long will it take to get there? At first, some might suggest that this is a relatively easy problem. Speed equals distance divided by time, so surely we can calculate how long the light will take. But ... If you fire a beam of laser light at the Moon, how long will it take to get there? At first, some might suggest that this is a relatively easy problem. Speed equals distance divided by time, so surely we can calculate how long the light will take. But do we really know how fast the light travels from Earth to Moon? Creationist astrophysicist Dr. Jason Lisle suggests that we don’t. read more http://www.creationmoments.com/sites/creationmoments.com/files/daily-audio/04 Track 4.mp3 Volcanoes Opened Jurassic Park? http://www.creationmoments.com/radio/transcripts/volcanoes-opened-jurassic-park <p>It was, they say, the “Great Dying” supposedly 250 million years ago. 57% of all land-dwelling vertebrates became extinct. Yet amidst the death and destruction of this event, a new group of animals arose. We call them the dinosaurs.</p> <p><a href="http://www.creationmoments.com/radio/transcripts/volcanoes-opened-jurassic-park" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Evolution's Mistakes Wed, 13 Dec 2017 06:00:00 +0000 2:01 Creation Moments It was, they say, the “Great Dying” supposedly 250 million years ago. 57% of all land-dwelling vertebrates became extinct. Yet amidst the death and destruction of this event, a new group of animals arose. We call them the dinosaurs. read more It was, they say, the “Great Dying” supposedly 250 million years ago. 57% of all land-dwelling vertebrates became extinct. Yet amidst the death and destruction of this event, a new group of animals arose. We call them the dinosaurs. read more http://www.creationmoments.com/sites/creationmoments.com/files/daily-audio/03 Track 3.mp3 Eggs and Evolution http://www.creationmoments.com/radio/transcripts/eggs-and-evolution <p>“The evolution of the amniotic egg was key to vertebrates leaving the oceans and colonizing the land and air.” So claimed a recent article on the evolution of the egg. The article noted that there are different shaped eggs among birds. Researchers conducted a <img src="/sites/creationmoments.com/files/images/184%2002%20Eggs%20and%20Evolution.jpg" alt="Photo of eggs." width="200" height="160" style="float: left; margin: 5px;" />statistical study of the eggs produced by 1,400 species of bird.</p> <p><a href="http://www.creationmoments.com/radio/transcripts/eggs-and-evolution" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Animals Tue, 12 Dec 2017 06:00:00 +0000 2:00 Creation Moments “The evolution of the amniotic egg was key to vertebrates leaving the oceans and colonizing the land and air.” So claimed a recent article on the evolution of the egg. The article noted that there are different shaped eggs among birds. Researchers ... “The evolution of the amniotic egg was key to vertebrates leaving the oceans and colonizing the land and air.” So claimed a recent article on the evolution of the egg. The article noted that there are different shaped eggs among birds. Researchers conducted a statistical study of the eggs produced by 1,400 species of bird. read more http://www.creationmoments.com/sites/creationmoments.com/files/daily-audio/02 Track 2.mp3 Life on Mars for Real http://www.creationmoments.com/radio/transcripts/life-mars-real <p>David Bowie sang:</p> <p>Oh man, wonder if he'll ever know<br /> He's in the best selling show<br /> Is there life on Mars?</p> <p><a href="http://www.creationmoments.com/radio/transcripts/life-mars-real" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Astronomy Mon, 11 Dec 2017 06:00:00 +0000 2:01 Creation Moments David Bowie sang: Oh man, wonder if he'll ever know He's in the best selling show Is there life on Mars? read more David Bowie sang: Oh man, wonder if he'll ever know He's in the best selling show Is there life on Mars? read more http://www.creationmoments.com/sites/creationmoments.com/files/daily-audio/01 Track 1.mp3 Jolly Hockey Sticks http://www.creationmoments.com/radio/transcripts/jolly-hockey-sticks <p>The world’s most infamous hockey stick was probably the graph produced for the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change in 1998. The purpose of the graph was to show how global temperatures had changed over time and what had caused these&nbsp; <img src="/sites/creationmoments.com/files/images/184%2021%20Jolly%20Hockey%20Sticks_0.jpg" alt="Graph" width="200" height="151" style="float: left; margin: 5px;" />changes. Over the last millennium, the graph showed a steady but gentle increase in temperature until about 1900 when the graph showed a sharp increase.</p> <p><a href="http://www.creationmoments.com/radio/transcripts/jolly-hockey-sticks" target="_blank">read more</a></p> History Fri, 08 Dec 2017 06:00:00 +0000 2:00 Creation Moments The world’s most infamous hockey stick was probably the graph produced for the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change in 1998. The purpose of the graph was to show how global temperatures had changed over time and what had caused these&nbsp; chang... The world’s most infamous hockey stick was probably the graph produced for the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change in 1998. The purpose of the graph was to show how global temperatures had changed over time and what had caused these&nbsp; changes. Over the last millennium, the graph showed a steady but gentle increase in temperature until about 1900 when the graph showed a sharp increase. read more http://www.creationmoments.com/sites/creationmoments.com/files/daily-audio/30 Jolly Hockey Sticks.mp3 Trinity Curriculum Model http://www.creationmoments.com/radio/transcripts/trinity-curriculum-model <p>As Christians, and especially as Christian parents, many of us have negative comments to make about what happens in school science lessons. In so many areas, it is often easier to criticize and break down than to build up something new. Many years&nbsp; <img src="/sites/creationmoments.com/files/images/184%2020%20Trinity%20Curriculum%20Model.jpg" alt="Students in a classroom" width="200" height="133" style="float: left; margin: 5px;" />ago, I came across a fascinating yet simple curriculum model idea that would be of considerable help in many Christian education situations.&nbsp;</p> <p><a href="http://www.creationmoments.com/radio/transcripts/trinity-curriculum-model" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Creation Thu, 07 Dec 2017 06:00:00 +0000 2:01 Creation Moments As Christians, and especially as Christian parents, many of us have negative comments to make about what happens in school science lessons. In so many areas, it is often easier to criticize and break down than to build up something new. Many years&nbsp... As Christians, and especially as Christian parents, many of us have negative comments to make about what happens in school science lessons. In so many areas, it is often easier to criticize and break down than to build up something new. Many years&nbsp; ago, I came across a fascinating yet simple curriculum model idea that would be of considerable help in many Christian education situations.&nbsp; read more http://www.creationmoments.com/sites/creationmoments.com/files/daily-audio/29 Trinity Curriculum Model.mp3 Abel Saved by Faith http://www.creationmoments.com/radio/transcripts/abel-saved-faith <p>We have talked before about Cain and Abel, and we have seen how Cain’s offering was rejected because it was his attempt to get right with God by his own power. We have also seen how Abel’s offering was acceptable because it was the necessary blood sacrifice to atone&nbsp;<img src="/sites/creationmoments.com/files/images/184%2018%20Abel%20Saved%20by%20Faith.jpg" alt="Artist rendering of Able's offering" width="200" height="158" style="float: left; margin: 5px;" /> for sin.&nbsp;</p> <p><a href="http://www.creationmoments.com/radio/transcripts/abel-saved-faith" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Philosophy Wed, 06 Dec 2017 06:00:00 +0000 2:01 Creation Moments We have talked before about Cain and Abel, and we have seen how Cain’s offering was rejected because it was his attempt to get right with God by his own power. We have also seen how Abel’s offering was acceptable because it was the necessary blood ... We have talked before about Cain and Abel, and we have seen how Cain’s offering was rejected because it was his attempt to get right with God by his own power. We have also seen how Abel’s offering was acceptable because it was the necessary blood sacrifice to atone&nbsp; for sin.&nbsp; read more http://www.creationmoments.com/sites/creationmoments.com/files/daily-audio/28 Able Saved By Faith.mp3 How Will They Know? http://www.creationmoments.com/radio/transcripts/how-will-they-know <p>Recently, I took a group of 6th Grade children and their teachers around the Hummocks’ Trail&nbsp; as part of their homeschool co-op’s fieldtrip to the area near the Mount St. Helen volcano. It was a hot sunny day. The slopes of many of the hummocks were covered in <img src="/sites/creationmoments.com/files/images/184%2019%20How%20Will%20they%20Know.jpg" alt="Older man and younger man praying together" width="200" height="134" style="float: left; margin: 5px;" />wild strawberries. The heady scent was strong and delicious in the air!</p> <p><a href="http://www.creationmoments.com/radio/transcripts/how-will-they-know" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Tue, 05 Dec 2017 06:00:00 +0000 2:00 Creation Moments Recently, I took a group of 6th Grade children and their teachers around the Hummocks’ Trail&nbsp; as part of their homeschool co-op’s fieldtrip to the area near the Mount St. Helen volcano. It was a hot sunny day. The slopes of many of the hummock... Recently, I took a group of 6th Grade children and their teachers around the Hummocks’ Trail&nbsp; as part of their homeschool co-op’s fieldtrip to the area near the Mount St. Helen volcano. It was a hot sunny day. The slopes of many of the hummocks were covered in wild strawberries. The heady scent was strong and delicious in the air! read more http://www.creationmoments.com/sites/creationmoments.com/files/daily-audio/27 How Will They Know.mp3 Growing Information http://www.creationmoments.com/radio/transcripts/growing-information <p>Evolutionists assume that evolution happens by increases in genetic information. This, they claim, happens by mutations making more information. We should analyze how this might&nbsp; <img src="/sites/creationmoments.com/files/images/184%2017%20Growing%20Information.jpg" alt="DNA Strand" width="200" height="133" style="float: left; margin: 5px;" />happen.&nbsp;</p> <p><a href="http://www.creationmoments.com/radio/transcripts/growing-information" target="_blank">read more</a></p> God's Design Mon, 04 Dec 2017 06:00:00 +0000 2:00 Creation Moments Evolutionists assume that evolution happens by increases in genetic information. This, they claim, happens by mutations making more information. We should analyze how this might&nbsp; happen.&nbsp; read more Evolutionists assume that evolution happens by increases in genetic information. This, they claim, happens by mutations making more information. We should analyze how this might&nbsp; happen.&nbsp; read more http://www.creationmoments.com/sites/creationmoments.com/files/daily-audio/26 Growing Information.mp3 How Nature Selects http://www.creationmoments.com/radio/transcripts/how-nature-selects <p>Evolutionists often use a language all of their own. Frequently that language involves reification. Reification is a logical fallacy whereby an abstract concept is treated as if it were something real or concrete. Evolutionists frequently refer to selection of&nbsp; <img src="/sites/creationmoments.com/files/images/184%2016%20How%20Nature%20Selects.jpg" alt="Pictures of different dog breeds" width="168" height="200" style="float: left; margin: 5px;" />genetic information by nature – the so-called Natural Selection. Nature is an abstract concept.</p> <p><a href="http://www.creationmoments.com/radio/transcripts/how-nature-selects" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Evolution's Mistakes Fri, 01 Dec 2017 06:00:00 +0000 2:01 Creation Moments Evolutionists often use a language all of their own. Frequently that language involves reification. Reification is a logical fallacy whereby an abstract concept is treated as if it were something real or concrete. Evolutionists frequently refer to sele... Evolutionists often use a language all of their own. Frequently that language involves reification. Reification is a logical fallacy whereby an abstract concept is treated as if it were something real or concrete. Evolutionists frequently refer to selection of&nbsp; genetic information by nature – the so-called Natural Selection. Nature is an abstract concept. read more http://www.creationmoments.com/sites/creationmoments.com/files/daily-audio/25 How Nature Selects.mp3 Dinosaurs and Feathers http://www.creationmoments.com/radio/transcripts/dinosaurs-and-feathers <p>I am a long-time fan of the BBC science fiction show Doctor Who, having watched it since the mid-1960s when the show was in black and white with no computer graphics and Daleks were upturned trash cans with sink plungers attached. One of my&nbsp; <img src="/sites/creationmoments.com/files/images/184%2015%20Dinosaurs%20and%20Feathers.jpg" alt="Dinosaur" width="200" height="84" style="float: left; margin: 5px;" />favorite episodes of the modern era was entitled Dinosaurs on a Spaceship. The title said it all.&nbsp;</p> <p><a href="http://www.creationmoments.com/radio/transcripts/dinosaurs-and-feathers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Evolution's Mistakes Thu, 30 Nov 2017 06:00:00 +0000 2:01 Creation Moments I am a long-time fan of the BBC science fiction show Doctor Who, having watched it since the mid-1960s when the show was in black and white with no computer graphics and Daleks were upturned trash cans with sink plungers attached. One of my&nbsp; favor... I am a long-time fan of the BBC science fiction show Doctor Who, having watched it since the mid-1960s when the show was in black and white with no computer graphics and Daleks were upturned trash cans with sink plungers attached. One of my&nbsp; favorite episodes of the modern era was entitled Dinosaurs on a Spaceship. The title said it all.&nbsp; read more http://www.creationmoments.com/sites/creationmoments.com/files/daily-audio/24 Dinosaurs and Feathers.mp3 Sea Level During the Flood http://www.creationmoments.com/radio/transcripts/sea-level-during-flood <p>“You can’t possibly believe that there was a worldwide Flood. If the Ark was floating above Mount Everest, the air would be so thin that they would not be able to breathe.”</p> <p>This objection to the Flood is a very common one that I hear&nbsp; <img src="/sites/creationmoments.com/files/images/184%2014%20Sea%20Level%20During%20the%20Flood.jpg" alt="Mountains" width="200" height="133" style="float: left; margin: 5px;" />frequently. It is also one that is most easily disproved. In fact, I am always very surprised that so many people think this must be a valid argument.&nbsp;</p> <p><a href="http://www.creationmoments.com/radio/transcripts/sea-level-during-flood" target="_blank">read more</a></p> History Wed, 29 Nov 2017 06:00:00 +0000 2:02 Creation Moments “You can’t possibly believe that there was a worldwide Flood. If the Ark was floating above Mount Everest, the air would be so thin that they would not be able to breathe.” This objection to the Flood is a very common one that I hear&nbsp; freque... “You can’t possibly believe that there was a worldwide Flood. If the Ark was floating above Mount Everest, the air would be so thin that they would not be able to breathe.” This objection to the Flood is a very common one that I hear&nbsp; frequently. It is also one that is most easily disproved. In fact, I am always very surprised that so many people think this must be a valid argument.&nbsp; read more http://www.creationmoments.com/sites/creationmoments.com/files/daily-audio/23 Sea Level During the Flood.mp3 A Lesson from the Beekeeper http://www.creationmoments.com/radio/transcripts/lesson-beekeeper <p>When I was in my twenties, I had a friend whose father, Peter, kept bees. One day, he invited me to help collect honey. I was fascinated by the paraphernalia that goes with this activity – the&nbsp; costume, the hood, the smoker, and the hives. Peter had ten&nbsp; <img src="/sites/creationmoments.com/files/images/184%2013%20A%20Lesson%20from%20the%20Beekeeper.jpg" alt="Bees" width="200" height="150" style="float: left; margin: 5px;" />hives. His bees were very distinctive. They had a deep brown abdomen with a single yellow stripe across the middle of it.</p> <p><a href="http://www.creationmoments.com/radio/transcripts/lesson-beekeeper" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Animals Tue, 28 Nov 2017 06:00:00 +0000 2:00 Creation Moments When I was in my twenties, I had a friend whose father, Peter, kept bees. One day, he invited me to help collect honey. I was fascinated by the paraphernalia that goes with this activity – the&nbsp; costume, the hood, the smoker, and the hives. Peter... When I was in my twenties, I had a friend whose father, Peter, kept bees. One day, he invited me to help collect honey. I was fascinated by the paraphernalia that goes with this activity – the&nbsp; costume, the hood, the smoker, and the hives. Peter had ten&nbsp; hives. His bees were very distinctive. They had a deep brown abdomen with a single yellow stripe across the middle of it. read more http://www.creationmoments.com/sites/creationmoments.com/files/daily-audio/22 A Lesson from the Beekeeper.mp3 Evolution Lacks Logic http://www.creationmoments.com/radio/transcripts/evolution-lacks-logic <p>Logic can sometimes be a little difficult to follow without seeing pictures. But if we take this carefully, it should make sense. There is a type of logical sequence called a syllogism, where two <img src="/sites/creationmoments.com/files/images/184%2012%20Evolution%20Lacks%20Logic.jpg" alt="Charkboard with Terms on it" width="200" height="150" style="float: left; margin: 5px;" />premises are made, followed by a conclusion. The conclusion should be based on those premises. For example:</p> <p>Premise 1: If it is raining, the streets are wet.</p> <p>Premise 2: It is raining.</p> <p><a href="http://www.creationmoments.com/radio/transcripts/evolution-lacks-logic" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Evolution's Mistakes Mon, 27 Nov 2017 06:00:00 +0000 2:01 Creation Moments Logic can sometimes be a little difficult to follow without seeing pictures. But if we take this carefully, it should make sense. There is a type of logical sequence called a syllogism, where two premises are made, followed by a conclusion. The conclus... Logic can sometimes be a little difficult to follow without seeing pictures. But if we take this carefully, it should make sense. There is a type of logical sequence called a syllogism, where two premises are made, followed by a conclusion. The conclusion should be based on those premises. For example: Premise 1: If it is raining, the streets are wet. Premise 2: It is raining. read more http://www.creationmoments.com/sites/creationmoments.com/files/daily-audio/21 Evolution Lacks Logic.mp3 When Were Angels Created? http://www.creationmoments.com/radio/transcripts/when-were-angels-created <p>Have angels always existed from eternity? The Bible says “No”. Only God, the One God in Three Persons, has existed for all eternity. So the angels and any other spirit beings that there might be must have been created by God.&nbsp;</p> <p><a href="http://www.creationmoments.com/radio/transcripts/when-were-angels-created" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Creation Fri, 24 Nov 2017 06:00:00 +0000 2:01 Creation Moments Have angels always existed from eternity? The Bible says “No”. Only God, the One God in Three Persons, has existed for all eternity. So the angels and any other spirit beings that there might be must have been created by God.&nbsp; read more Have angels always existed from eternity? The Bible says “No”. Only God, the One God in Three Persons, has existed for all eternity. So the angels and any other spirit beings that there might be must have been created by God.&nbsp; read more http://www.creationmoments.com/sites/creationmoments.com/files/daily-audio/20 When Were the Angels Created.mp3 The Birth of Deep Time http://www.creationmoments.com/radio/transcripts/birth-deep-time <p>I was on an open-topped tour bus, seeing the sights of downtown Edinburgh—the capital city of Scotland. From this vantage point, our guide stopped frequently, to tell us about John Knox’s grave and <img src="/sites/creationmoments.com/files/images/The%20Birth%20of%20Deep%20Time.JPG" alt="Hillside city of Edinburg Scotland" width="200" height="103" style="float: left; margin: 5px;" />house, the Royal Mile, and beautiful Edinburgh Castle. At one stop, there were three things to see. To our left was Britain’s ugliest building—the Scottish Parliament.</p> <p><a href="http://www.creationmoments.com/radio/transcripts/birth-deep-time" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Evolution's Mistakes Thu, 23 Nov 2017 06:00:00 +0000 2:01 Creation Moments I was on an open-topped tour bus, seeing the sights of downtown Edinburgh—the capital city of Scotland. From this vantage point, our guide stopped frequently, to tell us about John Knox’s grave and house, the Royal Mile, and beautiful Edinburgh Cas... I was on an open-topped tour bus, seeing the sights of downtown Edinburgh—the capital city of Scotland. From this vantage point, our guide stopped frequently, to tell us about John Knox’s grave and house, the Royal Mile, and beautiful Edinburgh Castle. At one stop, there were three things to see. To our left was Britain’s ugliest building—the Scottish Parliament. read more http://www.creationmoments.com/sites/creationmoments.com/files/daily-audio/19 The Birth of Deep Time.mp3 A New Volcano Inside the Old http://www.creationmoments.com/radio/transcripts/new-volcano-inside-old <p>Many people know about the devastating and explosive eruption of Mount St Helens in 1980. Not so many people know that the volcano has erupted since then, but in less spectacular fashion.&nbsp;</p> <p><a href="http://www.creationmoments.com/radio/transcripts/new-volcano-inside-old" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Evolution's Mistakes Wed, 22 Nov 2017 06:00:00 +0000 2:00 Creation Moments Many people know about the devastating and explosive eruption of Mount St Helens in 1980. Not so many people know that the volcano has erupted since then, but in less spectacular fashion.&nbsp; read more Many people know about the devastating and explosive eruption of Mount St Helens in 1980. Not so many people know that the volcano has erupted since then, but in less spectacular fashion.&nbsp; read more http://www.creationmoments.com/sites/creationmoments.com/files/daily-audio/18 A New Volcano Inside the Old One.mp3 Fast Dead Tree Oil http://www.creationmoments.com/radio/transcripts/fast-dead-tree-oil <p>Forestry organizations have a major problem with beetles. The Mountain Pine beetle infests many coniferous trees in the Western United States. Apparently 40 million acres of forest have been damaged by these critters. A fungus can get into the tree <img src="/sites/creationmoments.com/files/images/Fast%20Dead%20Tree%20Oil.jpg" alt="Artist rendering of a forest" width="200" height="133" style="float: left; margin: 5px;" />with the beetle, and this fungus prevents transportation of water and nutrients. The beetle lays its eggs in the bark, and beetle larvae can also cause the tree to die.</p> <p><a href="http://www.creationmoments.com/radio/transcripts/fast-dead-tree-oil" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Plants Tue, 21 Nov 2017 06:00:00 +0000 2:01 Creation Moments Forestry organizations have a major problem with beetles. The Mountain Pine beetle infests many coniferous trees in the Western United States. Apparently 40 million acres of forest have been damaged by these critters. A fungus can get into the tree wit... Forestry organizations have a major problem with beetles. The Mountain Pine beetle infests many coniferous trees in the Western United States. Apparently 40 million acres of forest have been damaged by these critters. A fungus can get into the tree with the beetle, and this fungus prevents transportation of water and nutrients. The beetle lays its eggs in the bark, and beetle larvae can also cause the tree to die. read more http://www.creationmoments.com/sites/creationmoments.com/files/daily-audio/17 Fast Dead Tree Oil_0.mp3 Progress in Technology http://www.creationmoments.com/radio/transcripts/progress-technology <p>I was talking to a group of young children, perhaps 10 or 11 years old, and they were looking at a partly mud-covered house. This house had got covered in mud at the time of the 1980 eruption of Mount St Helens. Meanwhile, close by was a fridge, which had been <img src="/sites/creationmoments.com/files/images/Progress%20in%20Technology.jpg" alt="Artist rendering of technology devices" width="200" height="133" style="float: left; margin: 5px;" />washed out of the house, at the time of the mudflow. One boy was incredulous.</p> <p><a href="http://www.creationmoments.com/radio/transcripts/progress-technology" target="_blank">read more</a></p> History Mon, 20 Nov 2017 06:00:00 +0000 2:00 Creation Moments I was talking to a group of young children, perhaps 10 or 11 years old, and they were looking at a partly mud-covered house. This house had got covered in mud at the time of the 1980 eruption of Mount St Helens. Meanwhile, close by was a fridge, which ... I was talking to a group of young children, perhaps 10 or 11 years old, and they were looking at a partly mud-covered house. This house had got covered in mud at the time of the 1980 eruption of Mount St Helens. Meanwhile, close by was a fridge, which had been washed out of the house, at the time of the mudflow. One boy was incredulous. read more http://www.creationmoments.com/sites/creationmoments.com/files/daily-audio/16 Progress in Technology.mp3 Curiosity for Life on Mars http://www.creationmoments.com/radio/transcripts/curiosity-life-mars <p>Like many people of my generation, I was fascinated by the Apollo Moon landings from 1969 through 1972. As a small boy, I keenly watched all the special programs that I could on BBC TV. I <img src="/sites/creationmoments.com/files/images/Curiosity%20for%20Life%20on%20Mars.jpg" alt="Space exploration rover" width="145" height="200" style="float: left; margin: 5px;" />clearly remember one of the BBC experts, signing off the Apollo 17 broadcast, by telling us that NASA would certainly have people on Mars before 1990. I waited eagerly, but it never happened.&nbsp;</p> <p><a href="http://www.creationmoments.com/radio/transcripts/curiosity-life-mars" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Astronomy Fri, 17 Nov 2017 06:00:00 +0000 2:01 Creation Moments Like many people of my generation, I was fascinated by the Apollo Moon landings from 1969 through 1972. As a small boy, I keenly watched all the special programs that I could on BBC TV. I clearly remember one of the BBC experts, signing off the Apollo ... Like many people of my generation, I was fascinated by the Apollo Moon landings from 1969 through 1972. As a small boy, I keenly watched all the special programs that I could on BBC TV. I clearly remember one of the BBC experts, signing off the Apollo 17 broadcast, by telling us that NASA would certainly have people on Mars before 1990. I waited eagerly, but it never happened.&nbsp; read more http://www.creationmoments.com/sites/creationmoments.com/files/daily-audio/15 Curiosity for Life on Mars.mp3 Faster Uranium Decay http://www.creationmoments.com/radio/transcripts/faster-uranium-decay <p>In two previous Creation Moments, I have described how radiometric dating works, and how uranium changes into lead. We found that, for every atom of uranium that decays, eight atoms <img src="/sites/creationmoments.com/files/images/Faster%20Uranium%20Decay.jpg" alt="Green crystral rock" width="200" height="133" style="float: left; margin: 5px;" />of helium are made. If a rock contained no lead when it was formed, then all the lead must have been made from uranium, and there would be 8 times as many helium atoms as lead atoms.&nbsp;</p> <p><a href="http://www.creationmoments.com/radio/transcripts/faster-uranium-decay" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Creation Thu, 16 Nov 2017 06:00:00 +0000 2:00 Creation Moments In two previous Creation Moments, I have described how radiometric dating works, and how uranium changes into lead. We found that, for every atom of uranium that decays, eight atoms of helium are made. If a rock contained no lead when it was formed, th... In two previous Creation Moments, I have described how radiometric dating works, and how uranium changes into lead. We found that, for every atom of uranium that decays, eight atoms of helium are made. If a rock contained no lead when it was formed, then all the lead must have been made from uranium, and there would be 8 times as many helium atoms as lead atoms.&nbsp; read more http://www.creationmoments.com/sites/creationmoments.com/files/daily-audio/14 Faster Uranium Decay.mp3 Uranium Half-Life and Decay http://www.creationmoments.com/radio/transcripts/uranium-half-life-and-decay <p>The half-life is a value which gives an indication of the rate of decay of radioactive isotopes. Radioactive decay occurs in an exponential, rather than linear way. Suppose an isotope, which we will call X, has <img src="/sites/creationmoments.com/files/images/Uranium%20Half-Life%20and%20Decay_0.jpg" alt="Uranium" width="200" height="160" style="float: left; margin: 5px;" />a half-life of 1 year. If we have 32lb of X today, then in a year, we will have just 16lb – half of 32. In another year, however, we will lose only 8lb more—half of 16.</p> <p><a href="http://www.creationmoments.com/radio/transcripts/uranium-half-life-and-decay" target="_blank">read more</a></p> God's Design Wed, 15 Nov 2017 06:00:00 +0000 2:01 Creation Moments The half-life is a value which gives an indication of the rate of decay of radioactive isotopes. Radioactive decay occurs in an exponential, rather than linear way. Suppose an isotope, which we will call X, has a half-life of 1 year. If we have 32lb of... The half-life is a value which gives an indication of the rate of decay of radioactive isotopes. Radioactive decay occurs in an exponential, rather than linear way. Suppose an isotope, which we will call X, has a half-life of 1 year. If we have 32lb of X today, then in a year, we will have just 16lb – half of 32. In another year, however, we will lose only 8lb more—half of 16. read more http://www.creationmoments.com/sites/creationmoments.com/files/daily-audio/13 Uranium Half Life and Decay.mp3 Hourglass of the Rocks http://www.creationmoments.com/radio/transcripts/hourglass-rocks <p>Evolutionary geologists find ages for rocks, using a method known as radiometric dating. For example, uranium-lead dating relies on the change of uranium into lead. The rate at which <img src="/sites/creationmoments.com/files/images/Hour%20Glass%20of%20the%20Rocks.jpg" alt="Hour glass" width="200" height="133" style="float: left; margin: 5px;" />uranium changes into lead is not linear, but can nevertheless be measured. This value is called the half-life.</p> <p><a href="http://www.creationmoments.com/radio/transcripts/hourglass-rocks" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Evolution's Mistakes Tue, 14 Nov 2017 06:00:00 +0000 2:00 Creation Moments Evolutionary geologists find ages for rocks, using a method known as radiometric dating. For example, uranium-lead dating relies on the change of uranium into lead. The rate at which uranium changes into lead is not linear, but can nevertheless be meas... Evolutionary geologists find ages for rocks, using a method known as radiometric dating. For example, uranium-lead dating relies on the change of uranium into lead. The rate at which uranium changes into lead is not linear, but can nevertheless be measured. This value is called the half-life. read more http://www.creationmoments.com/sites/creationmoments.com/files/daily-audio/12 Hourglass of the Rocks.mp3 Aging Stars http://www.creationmoments.com/radio/transcripts/aging-stars <p>Today, I want to talk about aging stars. But I am not referring to your favorite movie icon of yesteryear. Instead, I am talking about stars in the universe.</p> <p>How old is a star? And how can we tell?</p> <p><a href="http://www.creationmoments.com/radio/transcripts/aging-stars" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Astronomy Mon, 13 Nov 2017 06:00:00 +0000 2:01 Creation Moments Today, I want to talk about aging stars. But I am not referring to your favorite movie icon of yesteryear. Instead, I am talking about stars in the universe. How old is a star? And how can we tell? read more Today, I want to talk about aging stars. But I am not referring to your favorite movie icon of yesteryear. Instead, I am talking about stars in the universe. How old is a star? And how can we tell? read more http://www.creationmoments.com/sites/creationmoments.com/files/daily-audio/11 Aging Stars.mp3 Making an Impact http://www.creationmoments.com/radio/transcripts/making-impact <p>The Solar System has seen many impacts. On so many bodies of the Solar System, these impacts have produced craters. It is well known that the surface of the Moon contains many craters, which are thought to have been formed when a meteorite hit the Lunar <img src="/sites/creationmoments.com/files/images/Meteor%20Crater.jpg" alt="Meteor crater" width="200" height="133" style="float: left; margin: 5px;" />surface. However, the Moon is not alone.</p> <p><a href="http://www.creationmoments.com/radio/transcripts/making-impact" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Astronomy Fri, 10 Nov 2017 06:00:00 +0000 2:00 Creation Moments The Solar System has seen many impacts. On so many bodies of the Solar System, these impacts have produced craters. It is well known that the surface of the Moon contains many craters, which are thought to have been formed when a meteorite hit the Luna... The Solar System has seen many impacts. On so many bodies of the Solar System, these impacts have produced craters. It is well known that the surface of the Moon contains many craters, which are thought to have been formed when a meteorite hit the Lunar surface. However, the Moon is not alone. read more http://www.creationmoments.com/sites/creationmoments.com/files/daily-audio/10 Making an Impact.mp3 Did God Design the Eye Badly? http://www.creationmoments.com/radio/transcripts/did-god-design-eye-badly <p>Richard Dawkins believes he has found an organ system, which is badly designed, and so proves that no god could have designed it. He has popularized this accusation so widely that atheistic websites and forums simply quote the example, as if it were <img src="/sites/creationmoments.com/files/images/182%2017%20Did%20God%20Design%20the%20Eye%20Badly.jpg" alt="Diagram of the Eye" width="200" height="89" style="float: left; margin: 5px;" />proven. He refers to the color receptors on the retina of the vertebrate eye.</p> <p><a href="http://www.creationmoments.com/radio/transcripts/did-god-design-eye-badly" target="_blank">read more</a></p> God's Design Thu, 09 Nov 2017 06:00:00 +0000 2:01 Creation Moments Richard Dawkins believes he has found an organ system, which is badly designed, and so proves that no god could have designed it. He has popularized this accusation so widely that atheistic websites and forums simply quote the example, as if it were pr... Richard Dawkins believes he has found an organ system, which is badly designed, and so proves that no god could have designed it. He has popularized this accusation so widely that atheistic websites and forums simply quote the example, as if it were proven. He refers to the color receptors on the retina of the vertebrate eye. read more http://www.creationmoments.com/sites/creationmoments.com/files/daily-audio/09 Did God Make the Eye Badly.mp3 The Heavens Declare http://www.creationmoments.com/radio/transcripts/heavens-declare <p>I often think that all Christians should be interested in astronomy. That does not mean that I think you should be experts in how stars work, or how light travels. But the Psalmist says that “the heavens declare the glory of God, and the sky <img src="/sites/creationmoments.com/files/images/182%2016%20the%20Heavens%20Declare.jpg" alt="Artist rendering of the galaxy" width="200" height="154" style="float: left; margin: 5px;" />above proclaims his handiwork”.</p> <p><a href="http://www.creationmoments.com/radio/transcripts/heavens-declare" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Astronomy Wed, 08 Nov 2017 06:00:00 +0000 2:00 Creation Moments I often think that all Christians should be interested in astronomy. That does not mean that I think you should be experts in how stars work, or how light travels. But the Psalmist says that “the heavens declare the glory of God, and the sky above pr... I often think that all Christians should be interested in astronomy. That does not mean that I think you should be experts in how stars work, or how light travels. But the Psalmist says that “the heavens declare the glory of God, and the sky above proclaims his handiwork”. read more http://www.creationmoments.com/sites/creationmoments.com/files/daily-audio/08 The Heavens Declare.mp3 Peppered Moths Again and Again http://www.creationmoments.com/radio/transcripts/peppered-moths-again-and-again <p>Every so often, we need to return to the topic of peppered moths, which we have featured a number of times before. Previous Creation Moments have explained why Peppered Moths are not <img src="/sites/creationmoments.com/files/images/182%2015%20Peppered%20Moths%20Again%20and%20Again.jpg" alt="Peppered moth" width="200" height="150" style="float: left; margin: 5px;" />an example of evolution, and how, in the 1980s, it was found that the famous photos showing light and dark moths on light and dark tree trunks had, in fact, been staged.</p> <p><a href="http://www.creationmoments.com/radio/transcripts/peppered-moths-again-and-again" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Evolution's Mistakes Tue, 07 Nov 2017 06:00:00 +0000 2:00 Creation Moments Every so often, we need to return to the topic of peppered moths, which we have featured a number of times before. Previous Creation Moments have explained why Peppered Moths are not an example of evolution, and how, in the 1980s, it was found that the... Every so often, we need to return to the topic of peppered moths, which we have featured a number of times before. Previous Creation Moments have explained why Peppered Moths are not an example of evolution, and how, in the 1980s, it was found that the famous photos showing light and dark moths on light and dark tree trunks had, in fact, been staged. read more http://www.creationmoments.com/sites/creationmoments.com/files/daily-audio/07 Peppered Moths Again and Again.mp3 One Best Friend, Many Varieties http://www.creationmoments.com/radio/transcripts/one-best-friend-many-varieties <p>There is a story about a man, who had a dog. A friend asked him what kind of dog it was. The man replied “He is a Heinz dog”. “I have never heard of a Heinz dog”, said the other. “Sure you have”, said the first. “He has 57 varieties”.&nbsp;</p> <p><a href="http://www.creationmoments.com/radio/transcripts/one-best-friend-many-varieties" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Animals Mon, 06 Nov 2017 06:00:00 +0000 2:01 Creation Moments There is a story about a man, who had a dog. A friend asked him what kind of dog it was. The man replied “He is a Heinz dog”. “I have never heard of a Heinz dog”, said the other. “Sure you have”, said the first. “He has 57 varieties”.&n... There is a story about a man, who had a dog. A friend asked him what kind of dog it was. The man replied “He is a Heinz dog”. “I have never heard of a Heinz dog”, said the other. “Sure you have”, said the first. “He has 57 varieties”.&nbsp; read more http://www.creationmoments.com/sites/creationmoments.com/files/daily-audio/06 One Best Friend Many Varieties.mp3