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February 6, 2010

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Q: Are your morals against the law?

A: There’s no doubt America was founded on Christian principles based on the Bible. In fact, just two generations ago, the majority of Americans supported prayer, Scripture readings, and Bible instruction in public schools. Britain’s Common Law also was founded on biblical authority. In both countries, people also supported displaying nativity scenes, crosses, and the Ten Commandments in public places. Gay marriage and abortion were outlawed.

Today, however, it is very obvious that the population as a whole does not see the Bible as the absolute authority it once did. For instance, pollster George Barna found that in the United States, “A minority of born-again adults (44 percent) and an even smaller proportion of born-again teenagers (9 percent) are certain of the existence of absolute moral truth.” Similar surveys in the United Kingdom reveal even lower percentages.

So what has happened? Why the dramatic change? Why is the moral position of previous generations being outlawed more and more? What has driven this moral collapse? Why is this war going on?

Whereas Christian thinking once permeated the public education system, today the Christian God, prayer, Bible study, and biblical creation have all but been excluded from the system. Now, generations (including the majority of students from church homes) are being trained in a secular (anti-God) religion. They are being indoctrinated to believe that the universe—and all that exists within it—can be explained without God.


Truth is under attack from all sides—and tragically under-defended by the Church. Continue reading the introduction to our free online NEW Answers Book 2, as Carl Kerby and Ken Ham address the root of the problem and what must be done to stop the “evolutionizing” of America.

News to Note Quick Look

No soup for you, evolutionists: Evolutionists and creationists alike, watch your language: the supposed “primordial soup” of life’s beginnings is no longer kosher. Read more.


The dino-bird that wasn’t: Another week, another alleged dinosaur-bird connection: this time, Haplocheirus sollers, a fossil from China’s Gobi Desert. But does it actually help evolutionists’ case? Read more.


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