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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Was There Animal Death Before the Fall? | SEBTS | Between The Times

January 7, 2015 by

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The creation account of Gen 1 ends with the declaration, “And God saw everything that he had made, and behold, it was very good” (Gen 1:31 ESV). The key issue boils down to what is meant by the expression “very good.” Old-earth creationists and young-earth creationists agree that this is the issue about which they […]

One Man’s Compromise Has Lasting Effects | Around the World with Ken Ham

January 6, 2015 by

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Recently my brother Stephen was able to talk with a professor of church history about a very important aspect of American church history, the Crawford Toy controversy. This controversy, involving liberal teaching from an Old Testament interpretation and languages professor, was one of the first instances of major influence in the church from uniformitarian and […]

Dinosaurs and the Bible | Answers in Genesis

January 6, 2015 by

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By Ken Ham […] An aura of mystery surrounds the dinosaurs. Where did they come from? Did they evolve? Did they really live millions of years ago? What happened to them? Are there any living today? Has any human being ever seen a live dinosaur? Children and adults alike are absolutely fascinated by these mysterious […]

Pardon Me, Your Presuppositions Are Showing | Answers in Genesis

January 5, 2015 by

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by Dr. Elizabeth Mitchell on January 3, 2015 News to Know covered many topics in 2014, but, really, there’s nothing new under the sun when it comes to countering evolutionist claims. Every week News to Know features articles about science in the news. Our analyses help readers distinguish between fascinating scientific discoveries and unverifiable evolutionary […]

AP Publishes Fair Article On Ark Encounter and State Controversy | Around the World with Ken Ham

January 5, 2015 by

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I was pleased to read an article today by the news service The Associated Press that was quite fair in how the reporter summarized the struggle between our Ark Encounter project and the State of the Kentucky over the state’s denial of a future sales tax rebate for the Ark. The state has told us […]

Discovering or Destroying the “Recipe for Belief in Creationism”? | Answers in Genesis

December 22, 2014 by

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by Dr. Terry Mortenson on December 22, 2014 Recently, Dr. Jonathan Hill, professor of sociology at Calvin College, published on the BioLogos website the results of his national survey of 3,000 American adults to study the beliefs of Americans on issues related to human origins. The summary of his research is entitled “The Recipe for […]

Creation Museum Mocked on Saturday Night Live | Around the World with Ken Ham

December 22, 2014 by

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Someone on Facebook informed us early this morning that our Creation Museum was mocked last night on NBC TV’s popular Saturday Night Live program. I never watch this broadcast, but we went online and found the segment. On a mock news set, two people in matching Christmas sweaters were interviewed by the mock newscaster about […]

The Debate Has Changed | Answers in Genesis

December 1, 2014 by

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by Mike Matthews […] Within the first three minutes of the Ken Ham vs. Bill Nye debate, it was obvious how radically the creation-evolution debate has changed since the 1970s and 1980s. When Bill Nye “the Science Guy” quipped that creationism is not appropriate for children, the video went viral on YouTube. Ken Ham, president […]

Embracing Evolution: But Which Model? | Reformation21 Blog

November 28, 2014 by

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Contrary to popular opinion, Charles Darwin did not invent the theory of biological evolution. But his famous work, The Origin of Species, certainly gave impetus to an idea that would quickly become orthodoxy in the scientific establishment. In his work he made several significant points that have had profound consequences for how scientists understand the […]

Standing Together in the Battle for Souls | Answers in Genesis

November 25, 2014 by

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by Ken Ham on November 24, 2014 I have a very special true story to share with you today, and it involves a former Army Ranger. But first some background . . . . When I began giving apologetics presentations on biblical creation in Australia (1970s), some people in the church were actually rather discouraging […]

Of Science and Faith: The Scientific Method, A Positive Look

November 21, 2014 by

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by Jim Pemberton We often hear about how science is based in reason, but we aren’t often taught precisely how this works. We know something of the scientific method, but we don’t know how it relates to logic. We only have some sense that it does. We have come to the part of this series […]

How Domestic Cats Differ from Wildcats and Other Carnivores | Answers in Genesis

November 21, 2014 by

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by Dr. Elizabeth Mitchell on November 20, 2014 Did your cat evolve to like you? Science: The genes that turned wildcats into kitty cats Feral felines and domestic cats are all capable carnivores. Scientists have now identified some of the genes that equip them to be great predators as well as genes that make domestic […]

A Discussion with J.W. Wartick on Recent Creation and Apparent Age

November 17, 2014 by

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by Ken Hamrick Apologist J. W. Wartick recently posted an article on his blog, entitled, “Do Young Earth Creationists Advocate Appearance of Age?” He is an Old-Earth Creationist who argues that appearance of age would be deception on God’s part. I disagree, and have been engaging him in discussion in the comment section. You might find […]

Let Scripture Speak for Itself

November 12, 2014 by

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by Ken Hamrick When it comes to understanding the Bible, the intended meaning of the author ought to be held in such importance that the text is allowed to speak for itself—with every effort made to not read into the text ideas that were not intended—and to get our clues as to what was intended […]

Sanballat—Alive and Well? | Answers in Genesis

November 5, 2014 by

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by Ken Ham on November 3, 2014 Over the years in the AiG ministry, particularly during the time we were constructing the Creation Museum and now as we are building a full-size Noah’s Ark, I have come across many ‘‘Sanballats.” Today, I can’t help but think of how the analogy of Sanballat (a character from […]

Let’s Teach Our Kids to Discern | Around the World with Ken Ham

November 3, 2014 by

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It’s no secret that government schools in the United States and around the world mostly teach that the earth has existed for billions of years, that people evolved from ape-like creatures, and that human life has no purpose or meaning greater than the life of an animal. As Christians, we need to teach our children […]