Sara (Bruegel) Mikkelson
Creationist Writer and Explorer
Sara J. Bruegel is a young woman dedicated to bringing glory to God in all that she does. Her focus is creation science children’s ministry, reaching kids with truth and hope that comes from the Word of God. Sara has an associate of science degree in geology, graduating Phi Theta Kappa with honors.
Dr. Russell Humphreys
Dr Humphreys was born on 2 February 1942 in Wyandotte, Michigan, U.S.A., and was raised in a scientifically aware but non–Christian household. Not surprisingly, Russell himself always had a love for science, and in 1959, he was one of the 40 winners of the Westinghouse National Science Talent Search.
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Fellow – Center for Science and Culture at Discovery Institute
Paul A. Nelson is currently a Fellow of the Discovery Institute and Adjunct Professor in the Master of Arts Program in Science & Religion at Biola University. He is a philosopher of biology who has been involved in the intelligent design debate internationally for over two decades.
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Executive Director of Search for the Truth Ministries
Bruce Malone gave his life to Christ over 25 years ago, as the Lord miraculously preserved him through a close call with death. Since that time Bruce has looked for a deeper purpose in life and realized that rejection of Biblical truth, justified by belief in evolution, is the acid which is eating away at the moral foundation of our culture.
Curator of Mt. Blanco Fossil Museum
Joe Taylor is the owner and curator of the Mt. Blanco Fossil Museum and associated companies. As a young man his interest was sparked by the rich fossil deposits in California. This gave him the desire to find out the truth about fossils and you can find his life-long research in his museum.
Dr. Tommy Mitchell MD
Speaker at Answers in Genesis
Tommy had a thriving medical practice in his hometown of Gallatin, Tennessee, for 20 years, but, in late 2006, he withdrew from medical practice to pursue creation ministry full time. As a scientist, physician, and father, Dr. Mitchell has a burden to provide solid answers from the Bible to equip people to stand in the face of personal tragedy and popular evolutionary misinformation. Using communication skills developed over many years of medical practice, he is able to connect with people at all educational levels and unveil the truth that can change their lives. In addition to his role as speaker and writer, Tommy serves the ministry as both speaker liaison and technical liaison.
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Senior Director of Worldwide Outreach for Answers in Genesis
Steve Ham serves as Senior Director of Worldwide Outreach for Answers in Genesis, overseeing all conference and speaking ministries. This oversight also includes AiG’s international division, Answers Worldwide, which includes speaking tours overseas and a translations ministry (more than 75 languages).
President and Founder of Creation, Evolution, & Science Ministries
Russ has authored 5 creation-oriented books, including his new book “The Cost,” written and illustrated 2 coloring books for kids, 14 PowerPoint seminars; DVD Series & Study Guide; Grand Canyon Rim & Grand Staircase Tours; radio programs, led 20 Grand Canyon creation-based river rafting trips and more.
Producer of “Refracted Glory” Film
Benjamin Owen has been recognized for his work on award-winning documentaries, both locally and nationally. “What do you do?” is a question Benjamin is often asked. He says “I’ve settled on ‘presentation designer’ because it’s a simple title that accurately states what I do…. Design presentations of content; whether video, audio, print, web, or a combination of all.
Jonathan Sarfati Ph.D
Chemistry | Chess Master (F.M.)
Jonathan received his B.Sc. (hons) in Chemistry and his Ph.D. (Physical Chemistry) from Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand. He has co-authored papers in mainstream scientific journals including one on high-temperature superconductors published in Nature when he was 22 years old.
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Dr Robert W. Carter
Senior Director of Worldwide Outreach for Answers in Genesis
Dr Carter was converted to Christ at an early age, but did not know what to do with the theory of evolution. He always knew what he wanted to believe, but had no way to express what he was thinking and no evidence to support his views. In his freshman year of college, he was exposed to the information for creation for the first time and soon after adopted it as his modus operandi. He says he felt a tremendous joy when he realized his science and his religion were no longer at odds. This joy (and, he says, Creation magazine and the Journal of Creation) enabled him to get through the in-depth evolutionary training of his undergraduate and graduate programs with his faith intact.
Historian of Geology, Theologian, Speaker, Author, Researcher
With a PhD in history of geology from Coventry University in England and an MDiv from Trinity Evangelical Divinity School in Deerfield, Illinois, Dr. Mortenson has lectured on the creation-evolution controversy in 25 countries since the late 1970s. He has spoken in homes, churches, schools (primary, middle and secondary), secular universities, Bible colleges, and seminaries. Several of his popular lectures have been produced as DVDs and as TV programs. He has also participated in seven formal debates with PhD evolutionary scientists in secular venues in four countries.
Chuck Thurston M.D.
Specialty: DNA “BODY CODES”
A board-certified emergency physician, Dr. Thurston
has served in hospitals in Ohio, Texas, Wisconsin, Virginia, Georgia and California for over thirty years. Between shifts in the ER and writing, he has traveled to Israel, Jordan, Egypt, Turkey, and Greece in search of the many infallible proofs that bring the Bible alive.
Founder of Mission Imperative
Mike Snavely was reared in rural South Africa, the son of missionary parents. His father was a bush pilot for a remote hospital station among the Zulu people. Throughout his life he has been fascinated with wildlife and had a wide variety of interesting experiences growing up in that region, including a vast array of “pets”. After graduating from Oak Hills Christian College in Minnesota in 1979, he returned to South Africa to work for the National Parks Service in the world-famous Kruger Park. Following this, he began a career as an African wildlife artist.
Ph.D. in Molecular Genetics
Dr. Georgia Purdom is a compelling and dynamic lecturer and well qualified to speak on the relevance of Genesis to the issue of biblical authority. She is the only female Ph.D. scientist engaged in full-time speaking and research for a biblical creationist organization in North America.
Dr. Purdom states, “A proper understanding of Genesis is very important because it is foundational to biblical authority and a Christian worldview. It’s about so much more than the creation/evolution controversy. It’s about the truthfulness and authority of God’s Word.”
Dr. Danny Faulkner
Professor of Astronomy
Dr. Danny R. Faulkner has a B.S. (Math), M.S. (Physics), M.A. and PhD (Astronomy, Indiana University). For over 25 years he was on the faculty of the University of South Carolina Lancaster, where he taught physics and astronomy. He was Chair of its Division of Math, Science, Nursing, and Public Health (2009–2012). Dr. Faulkner retired as a full professor and now holds the title of Distinguished Professor Emeritus. In January, 2013 he joined Answers in Genesis and its Creation Museum full time. He has published more than a hundred papers in various astronomy and astrophysics journals. So far, Dr. Faulkner has published one book, Universe by Design.
Henry Morris III
CEO of Institute for Creation Research
Dr. Henry M. Morris III holds four earned degrees, including a D.Min. from Luther Rice Seminary and the Presidents and Key Executives MBA from Pepperdine University. A former college professor, administrator, business executive, and senior pastor, Dr. Morris is an articulate and passionate speaker frequently invited to address church congregations, college assemblies, and national conferences. The eldest son of ICR’s founder, Dr. Morris has served for many years in conference and writing ministry. His love for the Word of God and passion for Christian maturity, coupled with God’s gift of teaching, have given Dr. Morris a broad and effective ministry over the years.
Zoologist with Institute for Creation Research
Frank Sherwin received his bachelor’s degree in biology from Western State College, Gunnison, Colorado, in 1978. He attended graduate school at the University of Northern Colorado, where he studied under the late Gerald D. Schmidt, one of the foremost parasitologists in America. In 1985, Mr. Sherwin obtained a master’s degree in zoology. He published his research in the peer-reviewed Journal of Parasitology. He contributes his scientific expertise to a variety of ICR’s publications on creation science. He is the author of The Ocean Book and Guide to Animals, and co-author of The Fossil Record: Unearthing Nature’s History of Life and The Human Body: An Intelligent Design, and is one of ICR’s most sought-after speakers.