In case you're wondering what Kentucky Governor Matt Bevin was up to this weekend, he was touring Ark Encounter.I guess he wanted to see first-hand how anyone could spend $100 million while accomplishing nothing of value.
The Creationists behind Ark Encounter tried so hard to get out of paying a local safety fee that it almost cost them millions of dollars.But after a local newspaper editorial said exactly that, one man at Answers in Genesis claims the paper went too far.
We also talked about the White House Bible Study, Ark Encounter's latest excuse for low attendance, and the Activist Mommy's advice for beating your children.
Because the way to sell tickets for an attraction full of lies is with the help of a man who can't stop spouting them.(In the name of Jesus, of course.)
Despite bringing much attention to the Genesis narrative surrounding Noah and his boat, Ken Ham’s Ark Encounter in Kentucky — pictured above in its LGBT-friendly colors — is not the first. First of all, how about an Ark that floats! “The Ark of Noah replica was built by Johan Huibers from 2008 – 2013. The […]
Why is Ark Encounter's first year attendance much lower than Ken Ham ever predicted?According to his buddy who gave him the estimated attendance numbers, it's because they totally forgot that July is in the summer.
After doing just about everything they could to get out of it -- including nearly losing a tax rebate worth more than $18 million -- Ken Ham and his merry band of Creationists have finally agreed to pay a $0.50-per-ticket safety fee to the city of Williamstown.
Press releases are supposed to clear up confusion regarding a story.But this statement by the Creationists at Answers in Genesis only confirms what reporters and critics have been saying about them this whole time.
The Lexington Herald-Leader reports: Three days after state tourism officials suspended an $18 million tax incentive, officials at a Noah’s Ark theme park have sold their main parcel back to their for-profit entity for $10. The issue...Show More Summary
Ark Encounter is a for-profit enterprise once again.I guess the prospect of losing $18 million in tax rebates from the state -- due to the Creationists' own incompetence -- was too much to take, so they reversed course.
The Ark Encounter Lit Up Rainbow Colors to show support that the rainbow belongs to God and His covenant after the Flood. #ArkEncounter #Rainbow The post The Ark Encounter Lit Up Rainbow Colors appeared first on Courageous Christian Father. ©2004-2017 by Steve Patterson of Courageous Christian Father.
Look, I know Ark Encounter is going through a rough patch right now... but this accidental mismatch between article and image is so perfect, isn't it?
Ark Encounter just lost its tourism-related tax rebate from the state of Kentucky, but a new story includes several interesting details in light of that decision.None of them make Ark Encounter look good.
Ark Encounter's replica of the vessel used in the Biblical tale of Noah and the flood is the largest timber frame structure in the world, according to the Kentucky theme park's website. It is 510 feet long, 85 feet wide and 51 feet high. Show More Summary
Ken Ham, the man behind the fundamentalist Christian theme park Ark Encounter, made a lot of gay people happy this week when he debuted a new nighttime lighting scheme.
Ken Ham just posted a lengthy rant attempting to explain why Ark Encounter doesn't want to pay the 50-cent-per-ticket safety fee imposed by the city of Williamstown.But instead of making anyone feel bad for him, Ham just confirmed every stereotype you have about his selfishness.
The ongoing saga of creationist Ken Ham’s “Ark Encounter” theme park in Kentucky just took a hilariously unexpected turn. According to Hemant Mehta of the Friendly Athiest (who’s been following Ham’s “Ark” for quite some time), Ham was sent a letter by...
A controversial deal that would have given Ark Encounter more than $18 million over the next decade from the state of Kentucky is OVER, all because Creationists didn't want to pay a local safety fee.
Yesterday I reported that Ken Ham’s creationist for-profit company had sold the Ark Encounter to its non-profit division for $10 in order to evade a 50-cents per ticket local sales tax meant to pay for the additional fire and police protection required by attraction. Show More Summary
The Creationists behind Ark Encounter recently sold the FOR-profit attraction to a NON-profit ministry they also manage to get out of paying a local tax.The Freedom From Religion Foundation is now calling on Kentucky officials to rescind a tax rebate (worth over $18 million) since it was offered only to the FOR-profit attraction.