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Creation 17(3):6, June 1995

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IN the first major outreach in its local area, the new Answers in Genesis organization attracted 7,800 people to a large-scale seminar featuring Ken Ham and Dr Gary Parker at the Cincinnati Convention Center on March 31-April 1. Answers in Genesis is an outreach of Creation Science Ministries, based in Florence, Kentucky. Its weekend seminars now attract an average of 5,000 people, 18 times a year, and are among the most popular Christian meetings in the United States. Many of those attending are schoolchildren who attend the free students' day held on the Friday of each seminar.

THE Sixth European Creationist Congress is being held in Amersfoort, The Netherlands, from August 16 to August 19, 1995. For details and application forms: R.P. Plattèl, Evangelical College, Box 957, 3800 AZ Amersfoort, The Netherlands. Phone (0) 3362 1731.

THE First African Congress on Creationism is to be held in November 1995 at the University of Uyo in Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria. Organizer, the Rev. Itoro Akpan, of African Creation Science Foundation, said he hopes to draw participants from at least 15 African countries to the congress. Details: Rev. Itoro Akpan, Box 2905, Mushin, Lagos, Nigeria.

A NEWLY discovered cave in southern France has 300 elaborate paintings decorating it. Evolutionists believe it could be 20,000 years old. The paintings show well-drawn bison, deer, horses, mammoths, leopards, panthers and rhinos — evidence that the artists were at least as intelligent and skilled as artists today. (The Times (Malta), January 20, 1995.)