Creation Moments/ Ian Taylor

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Since 1963, Creation Moments (originally known as the Bible-Science Association) has been proclaiming the gospel and the truth of biblical creation all over the world. This ministry, one of the first creationism ministries in the US, continues today through radio broadcasts and a wide range of online resources presenting biblical creation and the Christian worldview in a way that's easy for everyone to understand.

For over a quarter century, Creation Moments' radio program has been heard by millions throughout North America and around the world. Today, this two-minute radio program is broadcast on over 1,200 stations and outlets.

Knowing that the faith of children in particular is under attack by evolutionists and secularists, the ministry places an emphasis on producing materials to help churches and parents present biblical science to young people. Through its online bookstore, the ministry offers a wide range of books, DVDs and other resources related to the Bible and science.

Creation Moments is a nonprofit ministry, and contributions to it are fully tax deductible to the extent allowed by law. It is a member of the Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability (ECFA).

Contact information

Mailing address:
PO Box 839
19365 65th St. NE (for UPS/FedEx)
Foley, MN 56329-0839


Phone: (800) 422-4253


Organization details

EIN: 363541024

CEO/President: Mr. Ian Taylor

Chairman: Mr. Mark Cadwallader

Board size: 6

Founder: Rev. Walter Lang

Year founded: 1963

Tax deductible: Yes

Fiscal year end: 06/30

Member of ECFA: Yes

Member of ECFA since: 1993


Every day, evolutionary theory is taught in public schools, confusing the hearts and minds of young people. It dismantles the faith that godly parents have sought to instill in their children. Instead of training up a child in the way he should go, evolution promotes the secular humanist dogma that is all too often effective in convincing young people that God is dead. In the end, evolution seeks to dislodge God from His rightful place as our Creator and Sustainer. Creation Moments' purpose is to combat this situation by giving churches and parents the tools they need to stand strong for biblical truth, especially for the truths found in the book of Genesis. It is Creation Moments' goal to build up the Church and enlighten the world to the wonder and the truth of God's marvelous creation.

Mission statement

Creation Moments uses the following to express its mission:

Creation Moments exists to glorify God by presenting scientific evidences for the literal truth of the Bible in a way that is easy for everyone to understand.

Statement of faith

Creation Moments expresses its faith as follows:

Creation Moments, Inc., believes in the inerrancy of the Holy Bible in its original writings and stands dedicated to the concept of a special creation; to a young earth; to the global nature of the Genesis flood; and the clear confession of Jesus Christ, the Savior, as true God and true man, equal with God the Father and the Holy Spirit.


  1. God has spoken in Scripture and has acted in creation and human history. We believe that the autographs of the 66 canonical books of the Bible are objectively inspired, infallible and the inerrant Word of God in all of their parts and in all matters of which they speak (history, theology, science, etc.)
  2. The message of the Bible is communicated in the most basic meaning of the test as understood in its historical and grammatical context.
  3. God has acted to create the cosmos ex nihilo in six 24-hour period in the recent past.
  4. A divine design and purpose exists in nature and this purpose is to point to and glorify the Creator.
  5. A universal Noachian flood occurred, which destroyed all life on earth except those saved in the Ark (Noah, his family, and the animals)
  6. While man was created sinless, he volitionally sinned. In that Adam, the first man, was acting as the federal head of the human race, everyone since Adam has been born sinful and in need of a Savior.
  7. Jesus Christ was fully man and fully God. His substitutionary atonement in His death provides the only means of salvation to a sinful race.
  8. Scientific research, like every other human activity should not only seek to "think God's thoughts after Him," but serve to glorify the creating Word of God by being applied to life and society in such a manner that these are conformed to God's design for them.

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Financial efficiency ratings

Sector: Educational Media

CategoryRatingOverall rankSector rank
Overall efficiency rating794 of 81749 of 52
Fund acquisition rating802 of 81750 of 52
Resource allocation rating792 of 81748 of 52
Asset utilization rating549 of 81731 of 52

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Balance sheet
Receivables, inventories, prepaids$31,484$37,471$42,336$39,425$33,419
Short-term investments$0$0$0$0$0
Other current assets$0$0$0$6,745$5,169
Total current assets$215,823$224,846$273,323$328,865$362,838
Long-term investments$0$0$0$0$0
Fixed assets$101,183$104,559$108,878$114,026$125,667
Other long-term assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total long-term assets$101,183$104,559$108,878$114,026$125,667
Total assets$317,006$329,405$382,201$442,891$488,505
Payables and accrued expenses$17,248$23,521$25,930$11,956$19,461
Other current liabilities$0$0$0$0$0
Total current liabilities$17,248$23,521$25,930$11,956$19,461
Due to (from) affiliates$0$0$0$0$0
Other long-term liabilities$0$0$0$0$0
Total long-term liabilities$0$0$0$0$0
Total liabilities$17,248$23,521$25,930$11,956$19,461
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Temporarily restricted$0$0$0$0$125,667
Permanently restricted$0$0$0$0$0
Net assets$299,758$305,884$356,271$430,935$469,044
Revenues and expenses
Total contributions$228,074$196,182$207,564$199,241$420,756
Program service revenue$26,383$22,064$28,463$28,934$30,435
Membership dues$0$0$0$0$0
Investment income$648$812$988$1,066$595
Other revenue$0$0$0$0$150
Total other revenue$27,031$22,876$29,451$30,000$31,180
Total revenue$255,105$219,058$237,015$229,241$451,936
Program services$155,673$146,536$164,991$104,880$157,341
Management and general$31,672$51,284$64,232$104,367$42,332
Total expenses$261,289$269,446$311,677$260,327$280,959
Change in net assets20202019201820172016
Surplus (deficit)($6,184)($50,388)($74,662)($31,086)$170,977
Other changes in net assets$59$0$0$0$0
Total change in net assets($6,125)($50,388)($74,662)($31,086)$170,977


Lu Ann StrombeckCOO$41,317
Mark CadwalladerBoard Chairm$4,200

Compensation data as of: 6/30/2020

Response from ministry

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The information below was provided to MinistryWatch by the ministry itself. It was last updated 2/21/2018. To update the information below, please email:


More than five decades ago, a minister near Boise, Idaho, noticed a troubling trend. Pastor Walter Lang saw that many of the young Christians in his congregation were abandoning their Christian roots after spending a year or two in college. He started wondering if this could be happening in other churches around the country. It didn't take him long to find out that it was. So Lang decided to do something about it.

Evolutionary theory, with its godless worldview, was poisoning young minds in Lang's church and many other churches. These young people were being taught evolutionary theory as fact, with no mention of biblical perspectives and creationism theories. So Lang searched the country for a ministry devoted to promoting biblical creation, but he came up empty-handed. That's when he decided to start the Bible-Science Association (now known as Creation Moments).

From Walter Lang's simple vision, Creation Moments now serves Christian youth and adults alike. The ministry is committed to promote, teach and study the truth of divine creation as revealed in the Bible. It is the ministry's goal to build up the Church and enlighten the world to the wonder and the truth of God's marvelous creation.

In 1963, Pastor Lang set forth a 100-year plan to defeat evolution by teaching biblical creation truth. The ministry is now a little past the halfway mark and still has much to accomplish. With that in mind, the ministry invites you to join them in this vital mission.

Program accomplishments

  • Publishes the seven-volume set of Letting God Create Your Day books.
  • Translated Letting God Create Your Day books into Russian.
  • Produced over a thousand Creation Moments radio programs and is currently producing hundreds more.
  • Makes available many programs in Spanish.
  • Provides radio programming that is heard weekdays on over 1,200 stations and outlets worldwide.
  • Offers a great deal of material on biblical creation at the Creation Moments website (
  • Offers radio broadcasts in a new video format at the Creation Moments TV channel on YouTube.
  • Produces Creation Moments Minute broadcasts for radio stations wanting to carry a one-minute broadcast.
  • Released the Creation Moments app for Android, Apple and Windows tablets and smartphones.
  • Reaches thousands of people through interviews carried on the Broken Road Radio program.
  • Publishes Ian Taylor's In the Minds of Men. Now in its sixth edition, the book is the classic work on the rise and repercussions of evolutionism.
  • Offers hundreds of Church Bulletin Inserts to help churches and parents understand Bible-science issues and teach important concepts to their children.
  • Produces hundreds of Scrambled Scriptures wordsearch puzzles to help children memorize key Bible verses and concepts.
  • Offers the very best biblical creation and Christian worldview resources at the ministry's online bookstore.
  • Reaches millions of people by advertising at - the top Christian website in the world.


The following represent ways in which you can be involved with Creation Moments:

  • Sign up to receive Creation Moments devotional messages in your e-mail every weekday. Go to the ministry's website and add your e-mail address at the bottom of the webpage.
  • Help sponsor the Creation Moments radio program in your area. Call or write for details.
  • Order products from Creation Moments for your home, school or church.
  • Pray for the ministry and support Creation Moments financially as the Lord puts it on your heart.
  • Make your church aware of Creation Moments' free Church Bulletin Inserts and Scrambled Scriptures resources.
  • Join the Creation Moments Facebook group or follow the ministry on Twitter and Google+.
  • Become a Creation Partner to help provide for the ministry's ongoing needs and expand its ministry outreach through new technologies.