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  • Ken Ham re-invited to university despite protest

    by David Roach, posted Thursday, February 15, 2018 (3 months ago)

    EDMOND, Okla. (BP) -- Christian apologist Ken Ham has been re-invited to speak at an Oklahoma university by the school's president after the student government rescinded its speaking invitation, allegedly under pressure from a campus LGBT group.

    "I'm thrilled my talk at [the University of Central Oklahoma] is back on again," Ham, founder of the Answers in Genesis (AiG) apologetics ministry, said in a news release. "UCO officials have definitely heard from many concerned state legislators, several local residents and alumni about the denial of our right to free speech." Read More

  • Univ. cancels Ken Ham after LGBT group 'put up a fuss'

    by Diana Chandler, posted Wednesday, February 07, 2018 (3 months ago)

    EDMOND, Okla. (BP) -- Christian apologist and creationist Ken Ham has been dropped from the speaking lineup of a public university after a campus LGBT group complained to event organizers, Ham said in a Feb. 6 press release.

    Ham was to speak March 5 at the University of Central Oklahoma in Edmond on "Genesis and the State of the Culture," in an event organized by the UCO Student Association (UCOSA). But UCOSA cancelled the event when a pro-LGBT group objected, said Ham, founder of the Answers in Genesis (AiG) apologetics ministry that built the Creation Museum and the Ark Encounter in Kentucky. Read More

  • Noah's ark to celebrate 1st anniversary July 7

    by Tom Latek/Kentucky Today, posted Thursday, July 06, 2017 (10 months ago)

    Photo from ArkEncounter.com
    WILLIAMSTOWN, Ky. (BP) -- In its first year, a modern-day Noah's ark has drawn more than a million visitors into northern Kentucky to look at the life-size replica of the biblical boat. The Ark Encounter theme park will celebrate its first anniversary on Friday (July 7).

    "We've had an excellent first year attendance," said Mark Loy, spokesman for Answers in Genesis, the company that built the 510-foot ark only a few miles from its sister attraction, the Creation Museum, which just turned 10 years old. Read More

  • Ken Ham: Bill Nye series will reject true Savior

    by Diana Chandler, posted Friday, September 09, 2016 (one year ago)

    Ark Encounter photo
    LOS ANGELES (BP) -- The upcoming Netflix talk show "Bill Nye Saves the World" will likely attack creationism and other matters of faith as damaging to scientific theory and study, apologist and creationist Ken Ham predicted.

    "I am sure Bill Nye will see his new TV series as one where he can try to 'save the world' from those biblical creationists that he falsely believes undermine science/technology," Ham told Baptist Press. "I believe he will try to appeal to the millennials in particular that he is going to save the world from creationists. He also wants to save the world from what he believes is the most important issue of the day -- climate change." Read More

  • Bill Nye tours Ark Encounter, hears Gospel

    by David Roach, posted Monday, July 11, 2016 (one year ago)

    Photo courtesy of Answers in Genesis.
    WILLIAMSTOWN, Ky. (BP) -- When evolutionist Bill Nye "the science guy" visited a life-size replica of Noah's Ark in northern Kentucky, he wanted to learn how children were reacting to what he has called a danger to science education.

    By the time he left the Ark Encounter theme park, he had also learned the story of Christ's atoning death on the cross for humanity's sins, Ark Encounter's chief executive Ken Ham told Baptist Press, underscoring the park's value as an evangelistic tool. Read More

  • Creationists differ on use of term 'evolution'

    by David Roach, posted Monday, April 04, 2016 (2 years ago)

    NASHVILLE (BP) -- Answers in Genesis founder Ken Ham has voiced disagreement with a Southern Baptist seminary professor's claim that aspects of Ham's view on animal kingdom development should be labeled "evolution."

    Ham and Kenneth Keathley, a professor of theology at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary who wrote two blog posts about Ham in late March, also differ on whether AiG's ... Read More

  • Completion of Ark theme park expected July 2016

    by Kristen Lowry/Kentucky Today, posted Monday, November 16, 2015 (2 years ago)

    Photo by Kristen Lowry/Kentucky Today
    WILLIAMSTOWN, Ky. -- Modern-day construction crews will finish in about a year what it took Noah a century to do: build an ark. Work on the life-sized replica of Noah's Ark is expected to be completed and opened for visitors on July 7, 2016.

    The infrastructure of the mammoth boat rises above a rural swath of rolling farmland in Williamstown, Ky., about a half hour south of ... Read More