Casting Crowns Visits the Ark Encounter

by Ken Ham
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The very popular contemporary Christian band Casting Crowns recently visited our Ark Encounter in Northern Kentucky. We were thrilled that lead singer Mark Hall along with his wife and kids (who have visited the Ark before) and other band members stopped by to tour the full-size Noah’s Ark.

Though they could only visit briefly, they wished they’d had more time to look at everything in detail. After all, there’s so much to see between the Ark itself, the three decks full of exhibits, Emzara’s Buffet, and the Ararat Ridge Zoo. Hopefully they will be able to come again and spend more time touring the Ark. They told me they intend to come back with their families and friends.

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I had the privilege of doing a Facebook Live video with Mark Hall during his visit. He loved the Ark Encounter and encouraged others to come and see it. He said:

I compare this to getting to go to the Holy Land for the first time, and there were all these pictures in your mind of what it would be like when we read Scripture and then we were on a boat in the middle of the Sea of Galilee and things came together. And just walking up . . . and seeing this boat, . . . it’s all these abstract images . . . of what could have been, and you’re standing in it, and it really is a bit of a foundation for your mind to work with. It reconciles things.

The other bandmates from Casting Crowns said of the Ark


I wish we could stay here all day.

It’s incredible. It really is incredible.

You can watch the whole video (less than 10 minutes) below:

Plan your visit to Ark Encounter at

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This item was written with the assistance of AiG’s research team.

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