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Todd Elder

Todd Elder has a deep desire to understand and experience Creation. As a Baraminologist, his current research includes developing the Katagenos Species Concept, the Natanzera Classification System, and the Floral Formula Method of determining Plant Kinds. As a Believer, he is also active as the owner of Scripture Advocate Publishing, founder of the Encouraging Life Children’s Mission, and director of the Creation Science League. As author and speaker, his books and seminar materials are designed to encourage a growing relationship with the Creator. Visit his web home at

Creation Orchard Segment

Exploring the Creation Orchard Part One

In part one of this series, we explore how created kinds are classified and depicted in the Creation Orchard and as individual trees with an emphasis on the known hybridization that occurs within the duck kind. Charts of Orchards and…

June 3, 2020

God touching Adam's finger closeup of Michaelangelo's Sistine Chapel ceiling: ID 160399961 © Vieriu Adrian |

Humanity’s Place in Creation

[Originally published as How Was Man Created?] The creation of man is told a little differently than the plants and animals. While he is still spoken into existence (Genesis 1:26), he is made in the image of Elohim, which includes…

May 15, 2020

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Are Creationists Waging War Against Science?

[Originally published as Are Creationists Against Science? and Is There a War on Science?] Groups that support evolutionism will often make a claim similar to ‘Creationists deny science’. What usually follows such a statement is a number of logical fallacies…

April 7, 2020

Creation is Important for All of Christianity

[Originally published as Is Creation Important for Christians?] And God created great whales, and every living creature that moveth, which the waters brought forth abundantly, after their kind, and every winged fowl after his kind: and God saw that it…

February 28, 2020

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Life is Precious

[Originally published on] In many ways, the Creation and Evolution debate is just a small part of the battle between good and evil. Our best defense is our faith and our strongest weapon is His word. The weapons of…

January 16, 2020

Jungle foliage with water, photo credit: George Hodan

God’s Taxonomy of Plants

[Originally published as What Are Grasses, Herbs, and Trees?] And God said, Let the earth bring forth grass, the herb yielding seed, [and] the fruit tree yielding fruit after his kind, whose seed [is] in itself, upon the earth: and…

November 6, 2019

Rainforest in the mountain mist

Are Plants “Alive”?

[Originally published as Are Plants Alive?] It may come as a surprise to discover the Bible does not classify plants as alive the same way animals are. Because this contrasts with the modern evolutionary concepts of biology so much, let us…

September 10, 2019

Changes to Birds in Habitats

Exploring Speciation Due to Environment

Environment Acclimation is a selection of traits favorable for a given environment and is the primary cause of natural breeding and speciation. Mating selections are typically based on appearance / phenotype which in turn select the genetics behind those traits/genotype….

August 1, 2019

Rapid Speciation Is Evidence for Creation

Does Witnessing Speciation Prove Evolution?

Initially, this seems like an odd question to ask since evolution is generally regarded as a very slow process that takes far too long to be able to witness. Yet, when something happens quickly and is witnessed they still claim…

June 25, 2019

Clocks compared to Species

Household Kinds: Created Kinds and Baraminology Simplified

One of the comments I regularly receive is that people have a difficult time understanding the concepts of Baraminology because of the technical terminology used in the biological sciences. Therefore, this article will attempt to describe some concepts of created…

February 15, 2019