Again, Potholer54 provides flawless documentation in debunking Hovind(s).

The Hovinds, Kent and Eric, try to show that the Earth can't be old because the moon is receding. Once again, a clear breach of the 9th Commandment that lands poor Eric with a Golden Crocoduck nomination. Both Hovind videos are listed in the Golden Crocoduck nominee 2012 playlist


"Geological constraints on the Precambrian history of Earth's rotation and the Moon's orbit" -- George E. Williams, Reviews of Geophysics 2000, doi:10.1029/1999RG900016

The changes to lunar recession due to tidal configuration are discussed at: