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This is Ken Ham, an author of the children’s book series called The Answers Book for Kids .
Those who believe in an old-earth say it took millions of years to produce all the coal we have today.
Now, scientists often use carbon-14 dating to date once-living things they believe are tens of thousands of years old. But carbon-14 decays quickly. Anything supposedly older than about ninety thousand years shouldn’t have any carbon-14 left in it. But scientists have discovered carbon-14 in coal deposits! This coal can’t be millions of years old, or all the carbon-14 would be gone.
The Bible gives us the true age for coal. Most of the deposits formed during the global flood, about four thousand years ago.
Ken Ham is the CEO and founder of Answers in Genesis-US, the highly acclaimed Creation Museum, and the world-renowned Ark Encounter. Ken Ham is one of the most in-demand Christian speakers in North America.