If you are having difficulty viewing this email, please allow images to download, or click here.

Answers Weekly

answersingenesis.org | newsletter archives | contact us
December 11, 2010

a weekly look at answersingenesis.org

top leftIn this issue . . .

Q: Will taxpayer money fund the Ark Encounter project?

A: Media outlets and bloggers worldwide have been reporting on our plan to partner with Ark Encounter LLC to build a Noah’s Ark themed attraction (with a full-scale wooden Ark, built to the biblical dimensions) in northern Kentucky and about 40 miles from our Creation Museum. However, many of them are misrepresenting the funding and nature of the project.

An occasional AiG supporter has become confused by the news (and blog) coverage and has asked us about the Ark Encounter funding. While tax incentives are being applied for by the for-profit Ark Encounter LLC, it’s regrettable that some journalists, intentionally or not, have left readers and viewers with a totally wrong impression about the state’s involvement, falsely reporting that the Ark project will be a drain on state revenues. No funds will be taken from the Kentucky state budget and away from state programs (e.g., social services, schools, etc.) to help operate the Ark Encounter before or after it opens.

On the contrary, the state will see added revenue because of the Ark Encounter’s possible presence in Kentucky. Also, we must point out that the tax incentives do not go to non-profit AiG, but to the for-profit Ark Encounter LLC.

Sadly, these pieces of crucial information are often not mentioned by the press or bloggers.

Continue reading to find out what will really happen if the state approves tax incentives for the Ark Encounter LLC.

News to Note Quick Look

ET: he’s “got to be”: Is the evidence for extraterrestrial life “mounting daily”? It»s the first we’ve heard of it! Read more.

A little less arsenic, please: Last week we reported on hot news that “alien” life had been discovered—albeit aliens from earth. But since then the widely reported research has come under attack. Read more.


Biblical Authority Devotionals

Answers ... with Ken Ham radio program

After Eden

After Eden

Network with Us!

Facebook logo Twitter logo
Answers in Genesis Answers in Genesis
Creation Museum Creation Museum
Answers Magazine  
Answers VBS  

Note: Facebook and Twitter are both social networking sites with user-contributed content. Children should not visit the sites without parental supervision.

iPhone image Free app for iPhone / iPod Touch / iPad

top leftThis Week . . .

Video On Demand

Video On Demand
The Life of William Tyndale, Part 2
Watch Video

Ken’s Blog

Prayer Requests

View the current prayer requests to keep track of and pray for current ministry needs.


Monthly Specials

Upcoming Events

Job Opportunities

Answers Weekly

All-Asian Creation Conference

Forward to a friend | Change your subscription | Remove me

Please do not reply to this email. If you need help or have a question, please visit our help area.

This message was sent to you at %%$email%% because you signed up online, at an event, or through a promotional offer of the Creation Museum or Answers in Genesis. Please add [email protected] to your address book to ensure our emails reach your inbox.

Answers in Genesis
2800 Bullittsburg Church Road, Petersburg, KY 41080
Customer service: 1-800-778-3390