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  • Ken Ham re-invited to university despite protest

    February 16 2018 by David Roach, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    Ken Ham re-invited to university despite protest

    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Ken Ham has been re-invited to speak at an Oklahoma university by the school’s president after the student government rescinded its speaking invitation, allegedly under pressure from a campus LGBT group.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 (UCO)] is back on again,” Ham said.

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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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  • 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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  • Creationists differ on use of term ‘evolution’

    April 5 2016 by David Roach, Baptist Press | with 2 comments
    Creationists differ on use of term ‘evolution’

    Answers in Genesis founder Ken Ham has voiced disagreement with Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary professor Kenneth Keathly’s claim that aspects of Ham’s view on animal kingdom development should be labeled “evolution.” Ham and Keathley also differ on their views of creation.

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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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  • Gungor called to apologize by Ham

    August 14 2014 by Diana Chandler, Baptist Press/Biblical Recorder | with 0 comments
     Gungor called to apologize by Ham

    Dove-Award winning artist Michael Gungor needs to apologize for his blogposts criticizing theologians for believing in the literal interpretation of the book of Genesis and its account of Noah’s Ark, creationist Ken Ham told Baptist Press. Ham said Gungor’s statements are damaging to the growth of God’s kingdom.

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  • Nye debate, ‘Noah’ film fuel ark project

    March 11 2014 by Diana Chandler, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    Nye debate, ‘Noah’ film fuel ark project

    When Ken Ham and Bill Nye debated, 7 million people in a Feb. 4 live stream viewed the event. Three weeks later, Ham announced enough money had been raised to fund the $73 million first phase of the Ark Encounter educational park, which includes a 510-foot ark. Ham also continues to caution people about watching Paramount’s upcoming Noah.

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