Christianity Today blasted for coverage of Creation Museum
Christianity Today, the prominent magazine founded by evangelist Billy Graham over 50 years ago, has come under fire for allegedly misreporting the public‚Äôs enthusiasm for the Creation Museum in Petersburg, Ky.
Ken Ham, founder of Answers in Genesis, or AiG, the ministry behind the Creation Museum, published a blog post blasting the magazine for an article that reported the Museum‚Äôs revenues have fallen and funding for its planned ‚ÄúArk Encounter‚ÄĚ project is lagging.
Instead, Ham insists, AiG fundraising efforts are on target and the museum‚Äôs finances are actually exceeding projections.
‚ÄúIn recent times, we have seen a concerted effort by secularists who are so opposed to AiG that they spread such misinformation concerning revenue and attendance about the Creation Museum, Ark Encounter and AiG in general,‚ÄĚ Ham writes. ‚ÄúIt‚Äôs sad that Christianity Today is now a party to this spreading of...
Anyway, "Christianity Today," perhaps serves a useful purpose when it makes both liberal and conservative camps of Christianity angry, but only when it presents the facts accurately. They should put out a retraction when they are proved wrong. On occasion, CT has some good articles, e.g., The French Reconnection.
Articles in Christianity Today should be taken with the same grain of salt that you would take from reading the New York Times. Just like there will be a slant towards socialism, sodomites and Obama in the New York Times, there will be a more liberalized slant in Christianity Today regarding issues in the church. This has always been the case since its founding and continues to be so.