A new video billboard in New York’s Times Square has a message from creationists, « To all of our atheist friends: Thank God you’re wrong. »The video advertisement at 42nd Street and Eighth Avenue in Manhattan is one of several billboards going up this week in New York, Canada Goose a new york San Francisco and Los Angeles, paid for by Answers in Genesis.Answers in Genesis is best known as the multimillion-dollar Christian ministry behind the Creation Museum outside Cincinnati.The museum presents the case for Young Earth creationism, following what it says is a literal interpretation of the book of Genesis, which says the Earth was created by God in six days less than 10,000 years ago.
Ken Ham, president of Answers in Genesis, said the idea for the advertisements came from an atheist billboard in Times Square at Christmas.During the holidays, the American Atheists put up a billboard with images of Santa Claus and Jesus that read: Canada Goose a new york « Keep the Merry, dump the myth. »“The Bible says to contend for the faith,” Ham said. “We thought we should come up with something that would make a statement in the culture, a bold statement, and direct them to our website. »We’re not against them personally. We’re not trying to attack them personally, but we do believe they’re wrong, » he said.
« From an atheist’s perspective, they believe when they die, they cease to exist. And we say ‘no, Canada Goose a new york you’re not going to cease to exist; you’re going to spend eternity with God or without God. And if you’re an atheist, you’re going to be spending it without God.’ « Dave Silverman, president of the American Atheists, said he felt sad for creationists when he saw the billboards. »They refuse to look at the real world. They refuse to look at the evidence we have, and they offer none, » Silverman said. « They might as well be saying, ‘Thank Zeus you’re wrong’ or ‘Thank Thor you’re wrong.’ «