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Admonitions to a Disappointed Young-Earther

August 23, 2015 by

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This article was also published at SBC Voices by Ken Hamrick Recently, I came across a paper in the Journal for Baptist Theology & Ministry, written by Dr. Kenneth Keathley in 2013, entitled, “Confessions of a Disappointed Young-Earther.”[1] The piece is well done and gives an informative summary of the various arguments and supposed problems of the […]

Justin Taylor’s Doubts About 24-Hour Days of Creation – In Retrospect

February 16, 2015 by

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by Jim Pemberton A couple of weeks ago Justin Taylor posted an article entitled “Biblical Reasons to Doubt the Creation Days Were 24-Hour Periods”. Since that time, many have posted articles refuting Justin’s arguments. In this article I will post links to some of the ones I know about and make a couple of observations […]

Shedding Light on the Length of Pre-Sun Creation Days: A Text-Based Approach

February 6, 2015 by

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by Ken Hamrick In the ongoing debate over the Genesis creation account, one supposed problem that seems particularly troublesome for many is the question of the length of a day prior to the creation of the sun (on Day 4). Since the sun is the means by which a day is usually measured, then it […]

Answers in Genesis files lawsuit against Ky.

February 6, 2015 by

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PETERSBURG, Ky. (BP) — Answers in Genesis is suing the government of Kentucky for alleged discrimination in refusing to extend a sales tax rebate incentive program to the Ark Encounter theme park the apologetics ministry is building in northern Kentucky. The state’s decision to deny the tax incentive based on AiG’s status as a religious […]

AiG to File Discrimination Suit against Kentucky | Answers in Genesis

February 4, 2015 by

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Lawsuit to defend religious freedom explained in new video by Mark Looy on February 3, 2015 Note: This article is slightly adapted from a news release being sent to the national media today. The release and this web article provide a link to a video of AiG President Ken Ham interviewing attorney Mike Johnson about […]

Religion and Politics by Russell Moore | Reformed Theology Articles at Ligonier.org

February 4, 2015 by

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by Russell Moore Tabletalk: How did you come to pursue a career as a systematic theologian and Christian ethicist? Russell Moore: I felt a call to ministry early on and preached my first sermon at my home church in Biloxi, Miss., when I was twelve. I then drifted from that calling toward a career in […]

Answers for Teachers 2015 | Around the World with Ken Ham

February 4, 2015 by

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We are offering all teachers and educators an opportunity to earn a CEU while learning to defend God’s Word in the classroom. Get answers for yourself and your students at this year’s Answers for Teachers conference. This exciting, information-packed event is being held at the Creation Museum in northern Kentucky on February 20, 2015, from […]

Why It Matters That the Exodus Really Happened | Christianity Today

February 4, 2015 by

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No less than Western law, the civil rights movement, and Christianity itself rest on the historicity of the biblical event. Gregory Alan Thornbury/ February 3, 2015 Men at work, detail from the frescoes in the Tomb of Rekhmire, thought to depict Egyptians with Nubians and Semitic slaves. Does it matter whether or not the Exodus […]

Old-Earth Compromisers: Preconceived Skepticism Shrouded in ‘Open-Mindedness’

January 30, 2015 by

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by Ken Hamrick Old-Earth Creationists, who accept the evidence-based claims that the earth is billions of years old, ought to honestly acknowledge that their view does not rest on natural evidence, but upon their own prior skeptical denial of creation by divine fiat (or, command). It is dishonest to put forth such a view as […]

A Reply to Bruce Gordon’s Biblical Critique of Young-Earth Creati | Answers in Genesis

January 29, 2015 by

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by Ashby L. Camp on January 28, 2015 […] This paper is a response to the biblical criticisms recently leveled by Bruce Gordon against young-earth creationism. It explains why his arguments against a young-earth creationist understanding of the Creation Week, the origin and age of mankind, the consequences of the Fall, the extent of Noah’s […]

The Supreme Court and Same-Sex Marriage: Why This Matters for the Church | Moore to the Point

January 17, 2015 by

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The Supreme Court announced today that they are taking cases on whether same-sex marriage is a constitutional right. Effectively, this means that the highest court in the land will decide, this year, whether marriage, as defined for thousands of years, will exist in our country any longer. Here’s what we should keep in mind. First […]

Of Science and Faith: Revelation, The Concurrence of Faith

January 16, 2015 by

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by Jim Pemberton Up to this point, I have made a case for faith based on reason. In this article, I want go back to a section of a previous article that talks about how reason is based on faith. This is the article where I discussed the limitations of the scientific method. The section […]

How I Almost Lost the Bible | Christianity Today

January 15, 2015 by

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Had it not been for the first editor of CT, I likely would have gone the way of liberal scholar Bart Ehrman. Gregory Alan Thornbury/ January 14, 2015 I was born at the Evangelical Community Hospital in Lewisburg, Pennsylvania—a fact that once prompted a friend of mine to say, “You’re evangelical born, evangelical bred, and […]

Why Followers of Jesus are NOT Charlie Hebdo | themelios

January 15, 2015 by

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“Know this, my beloved brothers; let every person be quick to hear, slow to speak, slow to anger” -James 1:19, ESV Last weeks massacre in Paris in reaction to a satirical cartoon published by the famed Charlie Hebdo has sparked fresh debate about the virtues and vices of free speech. These brutal attacks were apparently […]

2014 Most Notable News: Creation Is a Hot Topic | The Institute for Creation Research

January 15, 2015 by

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by Brian Thomas, M.S. * Every generation of believers must settle for itself the core questions of ultimate origins. Where did everything come from? Can God’s account of beginnings in Genesis be trusted as actually history? The year 2014 illustrated that this generation is still interested in answers. If nothing else, recent events make it […]

In Light of Recent Events | GRACE to You

January 15, 2015 by

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Recent and potential terrorist attacks in France currently dominate the news cycle. Analysts, experts, and commentators discuss and debate the facts, often with skewed and confused perspectives on Islam, and offer a variety of political and emotional responses. It’s no surprise that every time tragedy occurs—especially at the hands of Islamic terrorists—the world struggles to […]

Teach the Uncompromised Truth of Genesis in Church | Answers in Genesis

January 10, 2015 by

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This month, the pastor of one of the largest churches in Northern Kentucky (and close to our Creation Museum) is conducting a teaching series going through Genesis 1–11 for the congregation. This is the same church that will be hosting our annual Mega Conference, June 24–27. I was present at the service when Pastor Corey […]

Decency, Pluralism, and the Christian Response to Charlie Hebdo | Andrew T. Walker

January 9, 2015 by

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Last night, The Weekly Standard tweeted “Print Free or Die” with a picture of the prophet Muhammed, whose physical iconography is the purported reason that the terrorist attacks were carried out in the first place. Always willing to play the part of social media provocateur, I readied myself to re-tweet that image myself, ready to […]

Theological Extremism in a Secular Age | AlbertMohler.com

January 9, 2015 by

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This is an edited transcript of The Briefing podcast from early Thursday morning, January 8, 2015. The war on terror took on a savage new face yesterday when two gunmen entered the headquarters of a French satirical newspaper known as Charlie Hebdo and opened fire, killing 12 people—10 people connected with the newspaper and two […]

Are You Willing to Doubt Your Doubts? | J.D. GREEAR

January 7, 2015 by

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Doubt can be a tricking thing. Our society, for instance, has elevated doubt to an unquestioned virtue. Those who follow tradition or submit to any kind of standard—especially an ancient one—are viewed with smug condescension. “Well,” we think, “they may not be clever enough to question authority, but I won’t be fooled.” We’ve trained ourselves […]