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Admonitions to a Disappointed Young-Earther

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 … Continue reading

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

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 … Continue reading

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

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 … Continue reading

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

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 … Continue reading

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The Debate Has Changed | Answers in Genesis

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 … Continue reading

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Embracing Evolution: But Which Model? | Reformation21 Blog

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 … Continue reading

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

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 … Continue reading

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Let Scripture Speak for Itself

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 … Continue reading

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Pro-Evolution Pope | ICR.ORG

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 … Continue reading

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Can Evolutionary Clues Cure Cancer? | Answers in Genesis

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 … Continue reading

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Weather Channel Founder Blasts ‘Climate Change’ | ICR.ORG

by Jake Hebert, Ph.D. * John Coleman, award-winning meteorologist and co-founder of the Weather Channel, has long been an outspoken skeptic of man-made global warming. He recently claimed that the idea that humans are changing the climate via increasing concentrations … Continue reading

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

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 … Continue reading

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Will “Creation” Be Dead in 20 Years? | Around the World with Ken Ham

Earlier this month, Bill Nye (TV’s famous “Science Guy”) appeared on Global News’s The Morning Show on October 1, 2014 and, speaking about people who believe in biblical creation, boldly predicted that “In another 20 years those guys will be just about … Continue reading

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Is the Ebola Epidemic Evolution in Action? | Answers in Genesis

by Dr. Elizabeth Mitchell, Dr. Georgia Purdom, and Dr. Tommy Mitchell on October 20, 2014 The Ebola epidemic in West Africa has already claimed over 4,000 lives—more than all previous Ebola epidemics combined—and it is showing no sign of slowing. … Continue reading

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Growing Up Evangelical: My Story of Making Peace With Evolution | The BioLogos Forum

My short presentation tonight is titled, “A personal story from a Millennial.” Ironically, as I wrote this speech, an article popped up on my news feed by Relevant Magazine called, “15 books Every Christian Millennial Has Owned.” Initially, I was … Continue reading

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“Creationism Is About … ” Well, the Bible! | Around the World with Ken Ham

According to a science and religion blogger with the not-so-reliable Huffington Post, the evolution/creation debate is not about science or even the Bible—it’s about gay marriage! Well, that’s certainly news to me! Writer Paul Wallace claims that he could never … Continue reading

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Should I Have Dinner with BioLogos? | Around the World with Ken Ham

I have been invited to dinner. BioLogos published an article this week with the following headline: Ken Ham, We Need a Better Conversation (Perhaps Over Dinner?) But should I go to this proposed dinner? Dr. Deborah Haarsma, president of the theistic … Continue reading

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Celebrating Creation: A Conversation with BioLogos | Between The Times

Two weeks ago I attended a “Celebrating Creation” conference hosted by the BioLogos Foundation. As many readers know, BioLogos is an organization of evangelicals who accept theistic evolution (or evolutionary creationism, EC, as many prefer to call it). Evangelicals hold … Continue reading

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Review of Hugh Ross’s Navigating Genesis | Answers in Genesis

Dr. Hugh Ross’s Navigating Genesis: A Scientist’s Journey Through Genesis 1–11 is, sadly, a great tool for steering the uninformed and the gullible into a shipwreck of faith, not for removing stumbling blocks to faith as Dr. Ross misguidedly attempts. … Continue reading

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An Irenic & Vigorous Creationism Discussion at SBC Voices

by Ken Hamrick Most debates between Old-Earthers and Young-Earthers deteriorate to anger and ad hominem after about 100 comments. Recently, SBC Voices posted my article, “Helping Old-Earth Creationists Face the Supernatural Question,” which had been posted here. The discussion at … Continue reading

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