Reasons to Believe

Life Design

  • Flowers for Mom—and for Earth

    I know a bank where the wild thyme blows, Where oxlips and the nodding violet grows, Quite over-canopied with luscious woodbine, With sweet musk-roses and with eglantine: There sleeps Titania … more

  • Optical Illusion Exposes Reality of Design

    Each day new discoveries provide more evidence for God’s existence and the Bible’s reliability—but the research often remains buried in the academic journals. So most people, even … more

  • Under the Sea at Monterey Bay

    The first sardine cannery opened on Ocean View Avenue, Monterey in 1908—by the 1950s, overfishing forced the canneries to close their doors. The innovative Hovden Cannery was the last to close … more

  • TNRTB Classic: Oxygenation Events

    Around 2.5 billion years ago, oxygen established a more permanent foothold (with some instability) in the atmosphere, and it rose to current values around half-a-billion years ago. The coordination of … more

  • Ants Designed to Fight Disease

    You might have seen Yahoo! News, Sick Ants Help Vaccinate Colonies, Study Suggests, Apr 03, 2012; http://news.yahoo.com/sick-ants-help-vaccinate-colonies-study-suggests-210602440.html more

  • How Did the Zebra Get Its Stripes?

    You might have seen Yahoo! News, "Zebras' Stripes Tell Nasty Flies to Buzz Off" Feb 09, 2012; http://news.yahoo.com/zebras-stripes-tell-nasty-flies-buzz-off-214010128.html more

  • TNRTB Classic: Rodents Are a Good Thing

    It goes against human nature to feel gratitude for mice and rats—nevertheless, there are a lot of reasons to be thankful for rodents. This Monday I discussed the benefits mankind and the … more

  • Thank God for Beaver Dams

    For two centuries the fur trade supported Canada’s economy—and almost all that fur came from beavers. Before the arrival of European settlers, Canada was home to at least 60 million … more

  • Benefits from Beavers

    One wonderful feature of the higher animals God created is that each one seems to benefit humanity in multiple remarkable ways. As research advances, more of these ways come into view. A team of … more

  • Rise in Planetary Oxygen

    ScienceDaily, "Molecular 'Culprit' in Rise of Planetary Oxygen" Jan 10, 2012; http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2012/01/120110140216.htm more

  • Podcast Highlight: Busy as a Beaver

    If you were asked to name an animal that has greatly impacted the economic growth of the North American nations, would beavers come to mind? If not, they definitely should. Thanks to … more

  • Bipedalism and Brain Size

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    Chapter eight of Adam: Miracle, Myth, or Monkey

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  • Animals in the Spotlight

    In early elementary school I developed distaste for reading. To remedy the situation, my parents bought books suited to my interests—principally, animals. I willingly … more

  • Beavers Helped Build American Ground

    MSNBC, "How Beavers Helped Build the Ground Under America's Feet" Dec 28, 2011; http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/45806279/ns/technology_and_science-science/#.Tv5DJlbNmEV more

  • You Might Soon Say “I Heart Snakes”

    “Snakes. Why’d it have to be snakes?” Indiana Jones’ lament in Raiders of the Lost Ark resonates with all fearers of the slithery, scaly, downright scary creatures. Many people … more