It’s really no secret here at Apprising Ministries that I’m a firm believer in the infallibility and inerrancy of God’s Word as contained in the Bible.

As I read Holy Scripture I see it to teach what is generally known as the young earth model of creation and no scientific evidence to the contrary.

With this in mind, I’ll remind you that Ken Ham of Answers in Genesis debated Bill Nye, “the Science Guy,” on February 4 at the Creation Museum:

Is creation a viable model of origins in today’s modern, scientific era? Leading creation apologist and bestselling Christian author Ken Ham is joined at the Creation Museum by Emmy Award-winning science educator and CEO of the Planetary Society Bill Nye. (source)

Concerning the aftermath of the event, yesterday Ken Ham wrote:

Since my debate with Bill Nye on February 4, there have been numerous articles and criticisms published about our presentations. Some have tried to declare a winner, others have said that Mr. Nye should never have come to the debate, and even some professing Christians have declared their support for evolutionary ideas. (source)

Ham then continued:

Today’s lead article at, written by Steve Golden, a writer and researcher on staff at Answers in Genesis, covers just some of the media reactions to the debate. I’ve included the beginning paragraphs below:

The debate between Ken Ham and Bill Nye “the Science Guy” on February 4 has evoked some strong and incredibly mixed reactions from the media, atheist bloggers, and Christians. We estimate that at least five million viewers have watched the evolution/creation debate, held at the Creation Museum…

With 70 media outlets present and so many attendees and viewers, there was no doubt that there would be a myriad of articles and interviews—each declaring a debate winner or offering critiques of Nye’s and Ken’s presentations.

As with any debate, neither Ken nor Mr. Nye expected to change the other’s mind. Both were concerned about communicating their positions clearly and encouraging critical thinking in those who watched the debate…

I urge you to visit and read all of Steve’s article. (source)

The article Ken Ham is referring to is Debate Reactions Mixed. And in case you missed it, for your convenience and edification, below is the debate in its entirety:

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