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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 […]

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 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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Is Denying Evolution Just an American Thing? | Around the World with Ken Ham

December 16, 2014 by

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In an interview with NewsMax, Bill Nye “The Science Guy” claimed that denying evolution is something that is unique to the United States and that the controversy is not a “problem anywhere else.” Now, he said this probably because America has access to more apologetics resources to support the biblical creation position than any other […]

It’s a Battle Between Worldviews! | Around the World with Ken Ham

December 15, 2014 by

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A study conducted by a group of University of Alabama researchers has been making its way around the Internet, so I wanted to comment on it. This study highlights that the creation/evolution controversy is really a worldview-based battle. This study was an attempt to discover the role of religious belief in the acceptance of evolution. […]

What Are Some Good Questions to Ask an Evolutionist? | Answers in Genesis

December 4, 2014 by

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by Dr. Jason Lisle and Mike Riddle […] The Bible instructs believers to have answers when challenged by any and all who oppose the Word of God. A football coach recruited the best defensive players he could find. His strategy was to have the best defense in the conference. All through the season the opposing […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Pro-Evolution Pope | ICR.ORG

November 3, 2014 by

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by Brian Thomas, M.S. * During an October 28 meeting of the Pontifical Academy of Sciences held in the Vatican, Pope Francis said, “Evolution in nature is not inconsistent with the notion of creation, because evolution requires the creation of beings that evolve,” according to The Telegraph. He also asserted that the Big Bang “doesn’t […]

Can Evolutionary Clues Cure Cancer? | Answers in Genesis

November 3, 2014 by

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A physicist and an astrobiologist team up to explain to medical doctors how knowledge of evolution holds the key to curing cancer. Scientific American: Did Cancer Evolve to Protect Us? Curing cancer is high on everyone’s wish list for the 21st century. Could the key be billions of year’s old? A National Cancer Institute project […]

Is the Pope Right That “God Is Not Afraid of New Things”? | Around the World with Ken Ham

October 30, 2014 by

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Pope Francis is not the first religious leader who has endorsed evolution and the big bang, but he is certainly one of the most influential. Following in the tradition of other recent popes, Pope Francis has compromised biblical authority in favor of man’s ideas in the area of origins. He said, “The Big Bang, that […]

Exciting Happenings at Ark Property! | Around the World with Ken Ham

October 25, 2014 by

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These are exciting times at AiG. The life-size Noah’s Ark project is moving ahead in leaps and bounds. This past week, the board of directors met at Answers in Genesis. They were given a detailed update on the Ark Encounter project, to be built off I-75 (between Cincinnati and Lexington, Kentucky). Because of the intense construction […]