Reasons to Believe

Geophysical Design

  • Design in Water’s Ability to Lubricate Faults

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    Earthquake studies in Germany highlight more evidence consistent with the idea of a supernatural Creator fashioning a habitable planet for humanity. … more

  • More-Precise Dates Provide More-Detailed Picture

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    Recent advances in dating technology have given earth scientists a much-more-detailed picture of Earth’s history—one that can be used to … more

  • Humanity Arrives at the Just Right Time

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    As scientists discuss ways to mitigate greenhouse warming, their possible solutions highlight the fine-tuning of humanity’s arrival on Earth. … more

  • Earth’s Magnetic Field Designed

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    Detailed observations of the ocean floor reveal design in Earth’s magnetic field. Scientists have known for years that the polarity of … more

  • Design of an Oxygen-Rich Atmosphere

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    Studies of the oxygen content of the ancient Earth provide additional evidence for a supernatural Designer crafting a suitable habitat for life. A … more

  • Straight from the Fish's Mouth

    When did Antarctica change from the forested continent it was 50 million years ago to the desolate ice sheet it is today? And why is this event important from an apologetics standpoint? Thanks to … more

  • Design in Earth’s Magnetic Field

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    New observations and simulations reveal design in the behavior of Earth’s magnetic field. A measured decline of the magnetic field strength … more

  • Pollution Reduces Global Warming

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    Atmospheric scientists have discovered more evidence to support the notion that a superintelligent Designer prepared and continues to maintain Earth … more

  • Continental Positions Show Fine-Tuning

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    Geologists have uncovered more evidence of fine-tuning in the influences of continental positions on Earth’s climate. Using radioisotope … more

  • Staving Off an Ice Age

    Drilling deep into the ice of Antarctica and Greenland, scientists have found a different story, including some thought-provoking surprises.1 They see hints of a providential connection between global … more

  • Bacterial Design for Recycling Phosphorous

    A microbiologist and a geologist in Germany have found some amazing design features in a large sulfur bacterial species that benefits all life. Thiomargarita namibiensis is a colossal bacterium … more

  • Petroleum: God's Well-Timed Gift to Mankind

    But, even at today's high prices, gasoline is a bargain compared to what it could cost if it were not so easily and abundantly accessible. Recent research by geologists and physicists reveals that … more

  • Lower Mantle Convection

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    French geophysicists uncovered new evidence for the supernatural design of Earth’s interior for life. They discovered specific characteristics … more

  • Petroleum: God's Well-Timed Gift to Mankind

    7/1/2004 by Dr. Hugh Ross

    I am old enough to remember the days when gasoline sold for $.26 a gallon. But, even at today's high prices, gasoline is a bargain compared to what it could cost if it were … more

  • New Zealand Sediment Core

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    Scientists have uncovered evidence for several key components of RTB’s biblical creation model in a study of ancient Earth layers. Analysis of … more

  • Upper Mantle Viscosity

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    Exploration of Earth’s upper mantle continues to uncover evidence for supernatural design. Geologists and chemists discovered the sources for … more

  • New Clues to a Genesis Mystery

    The biblical record of patriarchs who lived 900+ years has raised questions and doubts for centuries. In the context of current life expectancy (which places me on the brink of “senior … more

  • Noah’s Flood: A Bird’s-Eye View

    by Steve Sarigianis

    Ms. Johnson smiles and settles her class for the week’s lesson. She opens the Bible on her lap and begins to read the story of Noah's flood. Her first-graders sit … more