One Year of Reaching People with the Truth of God’s Word at Ark Encounter

by Ken Ham
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It’s hard to believe that tomorrow will be one year since the grand opening of the Ark Encounter, our full-size, highly popular themed attraction in Northern Kentucky. God has indeed blessed this project, and we are so thankful for the families and individuals he has strengthened and the souls that have been committed to Christ through this project. It’s a great blessing to be used by the Lord for his work as every day we’ve see thousands of people pour in this summer.

It’s certainly been a busy year since we opened! We’ve made a variety of enhancements on the property already, including beautiful landscaping, the opening of the West Village, new food and drink venues, animal shows on the second deck of the Ark, increased signage around and inside the Ark (including some teaching signage), two new theaters at the bow end of the second and third decks, new animals in Ararat Ridge Zoo, and more! And the East Village with live bird exhibits, six impressive monument stones, and more will open soon.

That’s what we’re really about—the message of Jesus Christ and his sacrificial death on our behalf.

And we haven’t just been busy with building all these new improvements—the Ark staff has been keeping up with the thousands of guests who visit daily. We’ve been thrilled to see visitors coming from all over the world, and we thank the Lord for the thousands of individuals and families—including many nonbelievers and even some outspoken atheists (including Bill Nye and PZ Meyers)—who have toured the Ark and heard the message of the gospel. That’s what we’re really about—the message of Jesus Christ and his sacrificial death on our behalf.

We can’t wait to see what God does in the next year! If you haven’t visited the Ark yet—or if you visited early last year and want to see the many enhancements we’ve made—I encourage you to plan your visit today at We’re located just 40 miles south of Cincinnati.

Thanks for stopping by and thanks for praying,

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

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