Reasons to Believe

Scientific Evidence for an Old Earth

  • Big Bang—The Bible Taught It First!

    While it is true that they were the first (1965) to detect the radiation left over from the creation event,1 they were not the first scientists to recognize that the universe expanded from an … more

  • Big Bang Buttressed

    Belief that the universe was created a finite time ago by a transcendent Creator has been strengthened by evidence yet again. A new piece of astronomical research brings good news for Christians and … more

  • Wheat Tells a Story of Beginnings

    DNA “fingerprinting” helps with investigations beyond the criminal courtroom. In one recent case, this research technique was applied to the study of agriculture’s origin, and the … more

  • Arts Own Big Bang Affirms Special Creation

    If the naturalists and Darwinists were right about the evolution of humankind, we would expect both the quantity and quality of human artwork to increase gradually over time. New research, however, … more

  • Avoiding a Dangerous Trap

    Have you ever wondered why most Christian astronomers reject a young-universe interpretation of Genesis? The answer has to do with Scripture and theology, as well as with science. In my book … more

  • Responses to Young Universe "Answers"

    Those who hold the young universe view have offered the following statements to answer questions about this theory. After each statement is a response.

    Statement 1: The astronomical distances may not … more

  • The Usefulness of Carbon 14

    RTB's correspondence team is asked repeatedly to explain methods for dating the age of the universe and earth. The most frequent question has to do with the reliability of carbon 14 dating.

    I make no … more