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

    July 7 2017 by Tom Latek, Kentucky Today | with 0 comments
    Noah’s ark to celebrate 1st anniversary July 7

    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 July 7.

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  • Replica of Noah’s Ark opens to public

    July 8 2016 by Kristen Lowry, Kentucky Today | with 0 comments
    Replica of Noah’s Ark opens to public

    Thousands of supporters and media descended on the rural town of Williamstown, Ky., earlier this week for the ribbon cutting of a life-sized replica of Noah’s Ark. The Ark Encounter theme park opened to the public July 7. “If it floods again, will it float?” a reporter shouted as dark clouds rolled across the sky.

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  • Atheists’ anti-Ark slogan refused by advertiser

    May 13 2016 by Diana Chandler, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    Atheists’ anti-Ark slogan refused by advertiser

    A leading outdoor advertising company, Lamar Advertising, has refused to construct billboards a group of atheists had planned against the Answers in Genesis Ark Encounter museum and park nearing completion in Williamstown, Ky. Tri-State Freethinkers planned to call the biblical story of Noah’s Ark genocide and incest ...

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  • Ark Encounter gets tax incentive up to $18.25M

    April 29 2016 by Diana Chandler, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    Ark Encounter gets tax incentive up to $18.25M

    The Kentucky tourism authority has granted the Answers in Genesis apologetics ministry a tax incentive that could top $18 million for its Ark Encounter museum opening July 7 in Williamstown. The Kentucky Tourism Development Finance Authority approved the incentive at its April 25th meeting, ending a years-long AiG battle with the state.

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  • AiG wins court battle for Kentucky tax incentive

    January 27 2016 by Diana Chandler, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    AiG wins court battle for Kentucky tax incentive

    Answers in Genesis has won a court battle to benefit from a Kentucky sales tax rebate incentive program that could save the apologetics ministry up to $18 million on its Ark Encounter museum being built in northern Kentucky. The judge also upheld AiG’s right to religious preference in its hiring ...

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  • AiG to file discrimination suit against Kentucky

    Answers in Genesis, developer of the Ark Encounter theme park in northern Kentucky, confirmed Feb. 3 it is filing a federal lawsuit against state officials for denying the park participation in the state’s tax rebate incentive program. Last August construction began on the massive theme park that includes …

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  • Pope’s evolution claims ‘frustrating’

    October 30 2014 by David Roach, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    Pope’s evolution claims ‘frustrating’

    Pope Francis’ comments that evolution and the big bang theory do not conflict with Christian doctrine have drawn varied responses from evangelical commentators, with some saying he has departed from scripture and others claiming he made at least some valid points.

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  • Creation Museum exhibits Bible truth

    November 5 2013 by K. Allan Blume, BR Editor | with 3 comments
    Creation Museum exhibits Bible truth

    If you are interested in seeing real bones from one of the oldest dinosaurs on earth, looking at extensive mineral or insect collections, or listening to an animatronic Methuselah or Noah talk about God’s judgment in the flood, then the Creation Museum would get your attention.

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  • ‘So God made a farmer’ Super Bowl ad inspires

    February 5 2013 by Erin Roach, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    ‘So God made a farmer’ Super Bowl ad inspires

    The late Paul Harvey’s tribute “So God Made a Farmer” was given new life during Super Bowl XLVII Feb. 3, propelling a simple and somber Dodge Ram ad to the top of the popularity chart, past scantily-clad women and the usual commercial hype.

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  • Controversial scriptures addressed at workshop

    October 19 2011 by Keith Collier, SWBTS Communications | with 0 comments
    Controversial scriptures addressed at workshop

    FORT WORTH, Texas – In an age when scientists, educators, and even some theologians presume naturalism and evolution are fact rather than theory, Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary’s Advanced Expository Preaching Workshop grappled with a section of Scripture that has served as a source of contention with atheists and Christians alike.

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