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Four AiG couples celebrated 40 years of marriage at last night's special “Legacy of Love” dinner inside the Creation Museum's appropriately named “Legacy Hall.” Here are some photos of the evening:
About 175 people turned out for the special dinner. Among our guests were Dr. Ron Reese and his wife Ann, who flew in from the Washington DC area to be with us; he is organizing a major AiG seminar in DC next year. All five of our children were in attendance, plus all 10 grandchildren!
The emcee of the evening was Dr. Tommy Mitchell, an AiG speaker and medical doctor. With his stethoscope, here he is checking the "heart" condition of the four anniversary men. Jim (far right) was diagnosed as having the biggest romantic heart.
Meanwhile, just a few yards away in our Discovery Hall, Joe Niemeyer of our staff held a surprise birthday party for his wife Kristen. Many family members and friends showed up for what was a HUGE surprise for her.
At our Legacy of Love dinner, I was pleased to see long-time ministry friends Roberta and Stanley Vandiver in attendance. Stan is on the museum staff; Roberta is an AiG volunteer. Roberta broke her hip recently and was also diagnosed with cancer, but she insisted on making the 90-minute drive from Dayton, Ohio, to attend the dinner with her husband. Please pray for the Vandivers, married 43 years, during this challenging time. Thank you.
Yesterday a group of atheists visited the Creation Museum. They had the usual bumper stickers on their cars (e.g., “Blasphemy is a victimless crime”). We also often find that these skeptics attend our special programs/dinners at the museum. We pray those who do attend will be convicted by the Word of God that they hear and see clearly at our events and through the museum exhibits.
Thanks for stopping by and thanks for praying,
Answers in Genesis is an apologetics ministry, dedicated to helping Christians defend their faith and proclaim the gospel of Jesus Christ effectively. We focus on providing answers to questions about the Bible—particularly the book of Genesis—regarding key issues such as creation, evolution, science, and the age of the earth.