April – June 2015
The eruption of Mount Saint Helens in the 1980s changed how we view catastrophe; on its thirty-fifth anniversary, we examine what we’ve learned since then. Also, learn how Mars once experienced global catastrophe, just one more potential clue to the forces at work on Earth during Noah’s day. Other topics include reconciling the resurrection accounts, and diamond production during the Flood.
ON THE COVER: This photo of the 1980 Mount St. Helens eruption was
digitally colorized by Sanna Dullaway, one of today’s foremost specialists,
making this cover a unique color version of the striking historical image.
April 5, 2015, pp. 30–33
Christ’s Resurrection led to a confusing day, as His followers raced around the city. Skeptics point to alleged contradictions in the Gospels.
June 5, 2016, p. 34
The Nazareth Inscription is a powerful piece of extrabiblical evidence that Christ’s Resurrection was already being proclaimed shortly after He was raised.
Aug. 14, 2016, pp. 36–37
The gospel is not something God hid until Jesus came in the flesh. After Adam’s Fall, God shared the seeds of a plan He had
already worked out.
May 29, 2016, pp. 38–39
The retinas of your eyes are made of living cells, which must be nourished by blood vessels. But with all this blood covering your eyes, how can you see?
Aug. 7, 2016, pp. 40–43
The family of giant silk moths, or Saturniidae, includes the largest—and arguably most beautiful—moths in the world.
July 31, 2016, pp. 44–46
What is the first animal at the bottom of the fossil record? Most
people think it’s in the Cambrian, among the trilobites. Not so.
Aug. 21, 2016, p. 47
It’s easy to see why dogs are a hunter’s best friend. But sailors? Go topside to examine a swabbie’s shoe, and you’ll find your answer.
July 3, 2016, pp. 48–50
The next time you’re tempted to despair at the hopelessness of our modern church, consider Hezekiah. He faced similar challenges—and overcame them.
July 10, 2016, pp. 52–55
Diamonds are dazzling but definitely not “forever.” In fact, they wouldn’t exist without special conditions that God provided.
April 1, 2015, pp. 56–66
The eruption of Mount St. Helens 35 years ago provided an amazing opportunity for scientists to study the effects of catastrophe.
July 17, 2016, pp. 68–72
God designed one mighty beast to thrive in extreme Tibetan conditions.
July 24, 2016, pp. 74–78
Genesis 1:27 says God made them “male and female.” People can’t wish away this fundamental physical reality—and that’s a good thing.
Aug. 28, 2016, pp. 80–85
Did Mars once contain vast oceans? Some creationists now think so.
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