Reasons to Believe

Earth/Moon Design

  • 10 Ways to Thank God on Earth Day

    Every year on April 22, millions of people worldwide will gather on local beaches, streets, and parks to collect trash, plant trees, and honor and celebrate our Earth. In recent years, Earth Day has … more

  • Red Clay Reveals Extraordinary Climate Cycle

    “All the days ordained for me were written in your book before one of them came to be.”

    These words written by King David in Psalm 139 declare that God determines the precise date of … more

  • Modern Brains Emerged in the Cambrian Explosion

    The Avalon and Cambrian explosions, events that marked the sudden appearance of myriad complex life-forms, present two of the biggest challenges to the evolutionary theory. Now a new discovery makes … more

  • How Earth Has Avoided an Iceball Catastrophe

    This past August I spent a day hiking the Conrad Icefield (see figure 1), at 51° north latitude, North America’s southernmost icefield. While on the icefield, I recognized that without the … more

  • Thank God for Trees and Responsible Lumbering

    In Genesis 1:28–30, God commands humanity to rule over all the earth and to manage the planet’s resources for the benefit of itself and all life. Key to that ruling responsibility are the … more

  • Thank God for Icy Greenland

    Did you know that if it were not for Greenland and all its ice we couldn’t be here? Our large population and high technology requires that we be living in between two ice ages in a 100,000-year … more

  • Unique Ice Age Cycle Is Ideal for Humanity

    Ice ages are rare in Earth’s history; ice age cycles are even rarer. In the past 2 billion years, ice ages occurred in only three of the 21 geological periods prior to our own (Quaternary) and … more

  • Isotopes Confirm Moon Impact Event

    For 30 years, the prevailing model for the Moon's formation has included a major collision. When a Mars-sized object, referred to as Theia, slammed into Earth's surface in an unexpectedly special way … more

  • Particle Reservoir Blunts Solar Storm Damage

    Imagine operating a telegraph in the middle of the night when, suddenly, you start receiving spark shocks from the machine. Though you disconnect the telegraph, it continues to function, driven by … more

  • Don’t Look Up, but Bird Poop Promotes Plant Health

    My dread of early summer is the horde of birds that descend on our backyard and strip our trees and bushes of most of their fruit. I do gain a little solace, however, in recognizing that birds fulfill … more

  • Earth’s Chlorine Abundance Fine-Tuned for Life

    What do chlorine and Rodney Dangerfield have in common? They both “don’t get no respect.” As a recent research study indicates,1 Earth is uniquely endowed in many overlooked ways … more

  • Creation in Color

    When I was a kid in the early 70s, television shows were just starting to be released in color. Black-and-white television was fun, but color was even better! It offered a more realistic view of how … more

  • Design of Ocean Waste Recyclers

    I grew up within easy walking distance of Burrard Inlet in Vancouver, one of the world’s busiest harbors. The water of that port is filled with thousands of sea creatures, such as gulls, fish, … more

  • Howling at the Moon

    Next Saturday night (September 29) we’ll have a full moon over Southern California. As the legend goes, a full moon means an increase in lycanthropy—more commonly known as werewolf … more