About Answers Magazine

The purpose of Answers magazine is to illustrate the importance of Genesis in building a creation-based worldview, and to equip readers with practical answers so they can confidently communicate the gospel and biblical authority with accuracy and graciousness.

Meet the Answers Magazine Team

Ken Ham is the founder and CEO of Answers in Genesis–USA. A native Australian, Ken is one of the most in-demand Christian speakers today. He has authored many books concerning the authority and accuracy of God’s Word and the effects of evolutionary thinking, including Why Won’t They Listen?, The Lie: Evolution, and Already Gone. Ken is also heard around the world on over 1,000 radio stations on his daily program Answers with Ken Ham.

Dale T. Mason is the founding publisher of Answers magazine (launched in 2006). He also served as the periodical’s original executive editor. He is VP in charge of Answers in Genesis’ Media and Product Distribution and the Publisher of Answers magazine. He oversees the teams responsible for magazine, newsletter, mail and web-based resource distribution, and radio program distribution. Mason holds a BS in business administration and communications from Grace College (Indiana).

Mike Matthews previously served Answers in Genesis as content manager for the Creation Museum (opened in May 2007) and has been editor-in-chief for Answers magazine since shortly after that time. He has been editor, author, or coauthor of scores of books and articles. Matthews earned a BA in English and an MEd in English education from Bob Jones University.

Sarah Eshleman joined the staff of Answers magazine as editor in 2018 after serving two years as editor on AiG’s web content team. Eshleman earned a BA in professional writing from Pensacola Christian College and an MFA in creative nonfiction from Converse College.

Chris Neville is a designer, photographer, and illustrator who has been contributing to Answers magazine since 2011. In 2016, he joined the magazine team full time. He holds a BS in visual communication from Liberty University.

Melissa Webb earned a degree in communication print journalism from Liberty University and spent four years working as a news writer for Liberty’s News and Media Relations Office. She now edits for Answers magazine.

Dan Stelzer is a member of the graphic design team at Answers in Genesis and has served as Answers magazine’s lead designer since its launch in 2006. He holds a BS and MA in commercial art from Pensacola Christian College.

KIDS Answers Editor: John UpChurch

Director of Research: Andrew Snelling

Editorial Review Board: Tommy Mitchell, Roger Patterson, Georgia Purdom

Science Editors: David Menton, Georgia Purdom, Tommy Mitchell, Bodie Hodge, Danny Faulkner, Andrew Snelling

Theology Editors: Terry Mortenson

Copy Editors: Rick Barry, Lori Jaworski, Jeanette Littleton

Design/Mailing Director: Dan Stelzer

Design Staff: Laura Strobl

Illustrators: Dan Lietha, Jon Seest

Web Staff: Hannah Ahern, Avery Foley, Jeremy Ham, Joel Leineweber, Erik Lutz, Tim Lutz, Kelli Marksbury, Tim McCabe, Linda Sauer, Frost Smith

Advertising Coordinator: Kim Duffy

Circulation: Karen Gault, Connie Par-Due

General Counsel: John Pence


In 2017 Answers magazine was a finalist for a FOLIO Ozzie Award in the Magazine Redesign category.

Through the years Answers has received numerous awards from the Evangelical Press Association (EPA), most notably


  • First place—Department


  • First place—General Article: Short
  • First Place—Typography and Lettering


  • First place—Typography and Lettering
  • First place—Original Art: Traditional


  • First Place in Design: Cover
  • First Place in Design: Two-page Spread


  • First Place in the Original Art: Digital/Mixed Media Category
  • First Place in the Typography and Lettering Category


  • First Place in Cartoon Category
  • First Place in Original Art: Traditional Category
  • First Place in Two-Page Spread Design Category
  • First Place in Cover Category


  • Award of Excellence in the General Category
  • First Place in the Cover Category
  • First Place in the Original Art/Traditional Category
  • First Place in the Two-Page Spread Design Category


  • Award of Excellence in the General Category
  • First Place in Typography and Lettering Category


  • Award of Merit in the General Category
  • First Place in the Student Writer of the Year Category

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