Creation Moments/ Ian Taylor

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Creation Moments is a nonprofit, 501(c)(3) interdenominational Christian outreach program. We serve individuals, students, churches, home schoolers and professionals by offering products and resources that uphold the truth of God in creation. We provide accurate, up-to-date information about new discoveries in God's creation and how they relate to the Bible in three primary areas: Christian Radio Outreach, Products, and Outreach Lectures.

Contact information

Mailing address:
Creation Moments
PO Box 839
Foley, MN 56329


Phone: (800) 422-4253


Organization details

EIN: 363541024

CEO/President: Mr. Ian Taylor

Chairman: Mr. Mark Cadwallader

Board size: 6

Founder: Rev. Walter Lang

Ruling year: 1987

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 exists to glorify God by presenting scientific evidence for the literal truth of the Bible.

Statement of faith

Creation Moments, Inc. is a non-denominational ministry, which believes that:

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.).

The message of the Bible is communicated in the most basic meaning of the text as understood in its historical and grammatical context.

God has acted to create the cosmos ex nihilo in six 24-hour periods in the recent past.

A divine design and purpose exists in nature, and this purpose is to point to and glorify the Creator.

A universal Noachian flood occurred, which destroyed all life on earth except those saved in the Ark (Noah, his family, and the animals).

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.

Jesus Christ was fully man and fully God. His substitutionary atonement in His death provides the only means of salvation to a sinful race.

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 rating968 of 99949 of 52
Fund acquisition rating992 of 100151 of 52
Resource allocation rating974 of 100150 of 52
Asset utilization rating657 of 99928 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
Net assets20202019201820172016
Without donor restrictions$299,758$305,883$356,270$430,934$343,377
With donor restrictions$0$0$0$0$125,667
Net assets$299,758$305,884$356,271$430,935$469,044
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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

No response has been provided by this ministry.

The information below was provided to MinistryWatch by the ministry itself. It was last updated 4/23/2021. To update the information below, please email:


Five decades ago, a minister near Boise, Idaho noticed a troubling trend...

Founder Pastor Walter Lang found many of the young Christians in his congregation abandoning their Christian roots after spending a year or two in college. "Could this be happening in other churches around the country?" he wondered. It was. Lang decided to do something about it.

Evolutionary theory, with its godless worldview, was poisoning young minds in Lang's church. These young people were taught evolutionary theory as fact, with no mention of Biblical perspectives and creationism theories. Lang searched the country for a publication devoted to promoting creationism theories. There was none. That's when he decided to start Bible-Science Association (now Creation Moments, Inc.)

Lang saw a problem and did what he could to solve it. Today, every Christian creationist organization owes a debt of gratitude to Lang's vision. We know, however, that his work is not complete. Every day, evolutionary theory is taught in public schools, confusing the hearts and minds of young people. It dismantles the faith the godly parents have sought to instill in their children. Instead of "Train up a child in the way he should go." (Proverbs 22:6), evolution promotes the secular humanist dogma that "God is dead; religion is an opiate." In the end, evolution seeks to dislodge God from His rightful place as our Creator and Sustainer.

From Walter Lang's simple vision, Creation Moments now serves Christian youth and adults alike. We are committed to promote, teach and study creationism theories and the truth of divine creation as revealed in the Bible. It is our goal to build up the Church and enlighten the world to the wonder and the truth of God's marvelous creation. We hope you will join us in this important mission. Together we can reach the hearts and minds of a lost and needy world!

Since 1963, Creation Moments, Inc. (formerly the Bible-Science Association) has been communicating the truth of creation. That ministry continues today through Christian radio broadcasts, seminars, publications and a bookstore outreach. In 1986 the two-minute international Christian radio broadcast "Creation Moments" was born. "Creation Moments" is one of the top five US syndicated radio programs of five minutes or less. "Creation Moments" is carried on five major networks: Bible Broadcast, Moody, LifeTalk Network, Family Radio and Bott Radio.

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