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Why the Grand Canyon is Such a Wonder

Flying coast-to-coast for several years as the pilot announced we were flying over the Grand Canyon cemented my desire to see it one day. Of all the sights seen from an airplane 30,000 feet up, none appear bigger than this monument of the past. Growing up in a military family, we...

Biblical Inerrancy vs Millions of Years

by Dr. Terry Mortenson Answers in Genesis In 1978, 307 Christian leaders and scholars gathered in Chicago for what became known as the International Council on Biblical Inerrancy (ICBI), which met many times over the next 10 years. They sought to defend the doctrine of the...

Wintertime Wonderland

2016 brought more than 6 million people to the Grand Canyon.  The vast majority of excited Grand Canyon visitors experienced the canyon during the summer months.  Certainly, Grand Canyon is a magnificent travel destination during that time.  However, have you...

The Need for a New Beginning

This world is not my home I’m just a-passing through My treasures are laid up Somewhere beyond the blue. The angels beckon me From heaven’s open door And I can’t feel at home In this world anymore.   Albert E. Brumley penned this beautiful hymn in 1965.  He recognized...

A Dream Fulfilled, Nearly Ten Thousand Miles Away

Sometimes the tours we do are a huge blessing and joy even for us as tour guides. I recently had the amazing opportunity to give a Grand Canyon sunset tour to a group I will never forget. On a recent tour we had a group of 4 – Rhoda and her husband Randy, and Rhoda’s...

God Is Still On His Throne

The recent election has driven many Christians to find hope in the assurance that, “God is still on His throne.”  In fact, I too expressed this confidence in a Facebook post about 2 weeks before the election.  But what does that mean?  What are we attempting to...

Fall Colors

Fall is synonymous with crisp air, mild temperatures, vibrant colors, alluring aromas, and change (and football…just saying).  Leaves that once melded into the landscape now stand apart vibrantly, dazzling the eyes with color.  The wind enriches the display by causing the leaves...

2016 River Season

The 2016 river season has run its course.  As always, it is nearly impossible to find words that aptly describe the experience.  However, one possibility may be, “HOT”.  I think a vacation in Antarctica sounds quite pleasant.  A balmy 20 degrees below zero is not a terrible...

Train Day! – New Train and Sunset Tours!

There are many exciting ways to interact with the geology and history of Grand Canyon.  Rafting and hiking the Canyon appeals to the adventure seekers of the world and never disappoints.  Exploring the rim of Grand Canyon by car, bus, foot, or bike is exceptionally breath-taking,...

Answers in Genesis – Ark Encounter Ribbon Cutting

  On July 5, my wife Paula and I (along with 7,000 others) had the privilege of attending the ribbon cutting for the opening of Answers in Genesis’ Ark Encounter in northern Kentucky. The ark is a full-sized replica of Noah’s Ark as described in the Bible. It is 510 feet...