[CS-FSLUG] R.I.P. Dr. Morris

Chris Brault gginorio at sbcglobal.net
Mon Feb 27 15:31:04 CST 2006

Just read this last night myself,

> After a series of minor strokes in recent weeks, Dr.
> Henry Morris, founder and president of ICR was
> peacefully ushered into the presence of his Creator,
> Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Saturday, February
> 25, around 6:30 p.m.  He was 87 years old. 
> Henry Morris was considered the "father of the
> Modern Creation Movement", authoring well over sixty
> books on Biblical Creationism, Scientific
> Creationism and commentaries on the Bible.  His most
> recent work was the New Defenders Study Bible
> (released last month) which contained several
> thousand additional annotations.
> Dr. Morris was a brilliant scholar and theologian
> who was used by God in many marvelous ways to launch
> and encourage the Modern Creation Movement on a
> global scale.  But for those of us who had the
> privilege of working with Henry Morris, he was a
> gentle, humble and faithful servant of God who
> modeled what it means to finish well as he
> consistently looked unto Jesus and ran with patience
> the race that was set before him (Hebrews 12:1-2).
> Plans for a memorial service are being arranged for
> this Thursday (3/2/06)  at Shadow Mountain Community
> Church.   Please pray for the Morris family and the
> entire staff at ICR during this transition. 

I spend alot of time down there with Shadow Mountain
Community Church. I lived a few blocks away. It's a
great place. It's sad to see such a pioneer pass on
but it's encouraging to see all that God's done
through him. AIG and ICR, his legacies, are strong and
growing. Let's hope there are more like him in the

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