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Guide to Young Earth Creation Organizations

Africa

South Africa

  • Creation Science Movement. Johannesburg. Defunct.
    Secretary: Doreen Pryor.
  • Deus Dixit. Sinoville. Defunct?


Asia

India

  • Creation Research and Communication Project. Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh.
    Founder: Johnson C. Philip. Newsletter: Vigyan Aur Vishwas. Defunct.

Japan

Korea

  • Creation Science Research Institute. Pohang, North Gyeongsang. Founded: 1999.
    "Handong Global University’s Creation Science Research Institute takes a hard scientific approach to the Lord’s created order. The Institute is a general creationist science research institute which focuses on substantiating evidence of Biblical facts, scientific criticism of naturalistic theory of evolution, and establishing Christian standpoint toward natural science and philosophy of science."

People's Republic of China

  • Hong Kong Association of Creation Research. Hong Kong.

Singapore

  • Creation Ministries International (Singapore). Singapore. Defunct.


Europe

Belgium

Germany

  • Genesisnet.Info. Igensdorf.
    Authors: Peter Imming, Manfred Stephan, Eberhard Bertsch, Harald Binder, Sigrid Hartwig-Scherer, Henrik Ullrich, Reinhard Junker, Niko Winkler, Peter Korevaar, Gregor Wagner, Hans-Bertram Braun, Anita Behn, Peter Trüb, amd Torsten Poitzsch.
    German "portal to creationism, intelligent design and evolution".

Hungary

  • Creation Research (Hungary). Elek. Defunct.
  • Hungarian Christian Scientific Society, Back to Reality Group. Budapest. Founded: April 2001. Founder: Szük Bendegúz

Italy

Netherlands

  • Kreationistisch Studiecentrum. Voorthuizen. Defunct.
    Members: J. van Ruysdaelstraat.

Norway

  • Kreasjonisme.com. Defunct.

Poland

Sweden

Switzerland

Spain

Ukraine

  • Christian Center for Science and Apologetics (CCSA). Simferopol.
    Founder and President: Sergei Golovin.
    "The Christian Center for Science and Apologetics is a non-denominational ministry to the subcultures of intellectuals unreached by the Gospel, founded in 1991."


United Kingdom

England

  • Bradford Creation Science Group. See: West Yorkshire Creation Group.
  • Creation Conferences. Eastbourne, East Sussex.
    "Promoting Biblical Creation and its relevance today through regional and national conferences."
  • Creation Matters North East (CMNE). Sunderland, Tyne and Wear, England. Defunct?
  • Creation Science Movement. Portsmouth, Hampshire.
    "The Creation Science Movement is the oldest creationist movement in the world. Founded in 1932 as the Evolution Protest Movement by a small group of Christians concerned by the propaganda that was promoting the theory of evolution as if scientifically proven, it has grown in strength over the years."
  • Daylight Origins Society. St. Albans, Hertfordshire.
    Secretary: Anthony Nevard.
    "To inform Catholics and others of the scientific evidence supporting Special Creation as opposed to Evolution, and to show that the true discoveries of Science are in conformity with Catholic doctrines."
  • Evolution Protest Movement. See: Creation Science Movement.
  • Newton Scientific Association. Defunct.
    Formed in 1973.
  • West Yorkshire Creation Group. West Yorkshire.
    Formed in 2006.
  • Somerset Creationist Group. See: Creation Resources Trust.
  • Stort Valley Creation Group. Epping, Essex.
    Wendy Sharpless, Tony Bennett, and Eric Curnow.

Scotland

  • Counter-Evolution Group. Stevenston, Northern Ayrshire. See: Daylight Origins Society (England).

Wales

  • Cardiff Creation Group. Cardiff.
    "The Cardiff Creation Group was formed in February 2011 by Christians from various churches in Cardiff dedicated to enabling Christians to defend their faith and to proclaim the gospel of Jesus Christ effectively. We focus particularly on the book of Genesis, as it is the most-attacked book in Bible."
  • The Genesis Agendum. Swansea.
    "...to establish a research facility and present the historical and scientific evidence in the most effective way to the widest possible audience. The founding discussions, in 1994, included the idea of establishing a high quality public exhibition centre in London."
  • Swansea Creation Society. Swansea.
    Founders: David and Penny Hughes.

North America

Canada

Alberta

British Columbia

  • Bible Science Association of Canada. Vancouvera. Founded: 1967.
  • Creation Science Association of Canada. Vancouver. Formerly: Bible Science Association of Canada.
  • North American Creation Movement. Victoria. Defunct.
    Founded by William Dennis Burrowes. 1969 - 1988.
  • UBC Okanagan Creation Club. Kelowna. Defunct?
    Dr. Ed. Neeland, Faculty advisor?

Manitoba

  • Creation Science Manitoba. LaRiviere.
    Contact: Alex Scharf.

Ontario

  • Creation Generation. Toronto.
    Dr. William J. Gibbons.
    Status unknown.
  • Creation Science Association of Ontario. Scarborough. Founded: 1978. Formerly: Answers in Genesis-Canada. See: Creation Ministries International-Canada.
  • True Science. Toronto.
    Founded: 2008. Founder: Ed Van Gennip.

Quebec

Saskatchewan


United States

Alaska

  • Creation Science Committee. Fairbanks.

Arizona

  • Creation Education, Inc. Mesa.
    President: William S. Parks.
  • Origins Research Society. Scottsdale.

Arkansas

  • Creation Science Legal Defense Fund. Little Rock. Defunct.
    Founded: 1981. President: Carl A. Hunt. Officers: David B. Cheairs, C. William Ball, Paul L. Barnard, Jr., and Curtis C. Thomas.
    See also: Louisiana.

California

  • 4th Day Alliance. Fresno.
    "The 4th Day Alliance is a non-denominational Christian organization that seeks to promote the glory of God through astronomy."
  • Citizens for Scientific Creation. Saratoga. Defunct.
    Director: Nancy L. Stake.
  • Creation Science Association of the Inland Empire. Moreno Valley.
    President: Charlene Rosa.
  • Creation Science Association of Orange County. Santa Ana.
    President: Geoff Wychgel.
  • Creation Society of Santa Barbara. Santa Barbara. Defunct.
    Director of Research: Gregg Wilkerson.
  • Creation Studies Institute. Grand Terrace. Defunct.
    Director: Charles Cook.
  • Creation Works. Paradise.
    Speakers: John Rajca, Duane Riffenburgh, and Pat Roy.
  • High Sierra Creation Fellowship. Bishop. Defunct.
    Formerly: Inyo-Mono Creation Science Association.
    President, Larry Moseley; Vice-president, Leonard Jolley; Secretary/Treasurer, Dave Babb; Director-at-large, Terry Rose.
  • Inyo-Mono Creation Science Association. Bishop.
    See: High Sierra Creation Fellowship.
  • Lake Arrowhead.
    [Need additional information.
  • Logos Research Associates. Costa Mesa.
    President: Dr. John Sanford. Research associates: Dr. John Baumgardner, Dr. Steve Austin, William A. Hoesch, Stan Sholar, Doug Hamp, Bruce Malone, Rob Carter, Dick McDonald, Dr. Marcus Ross, Dr. Chris Osborne, Bendeguz Szuk, Dr. Jerry Bergman, Dr. Daniel Criswell, Alicia Hoesch, Bill Morgan, Jim Pamplin, Dr. Steven Boyd, Dr. Rick Oliver, John Wynne, Dr Alan White, David Coppedge, Andy McIntosh, and Jay Seegert.
    Mission: "We use scholarship, logic, and the scientific method to show that the historical claims of the Bible are not only credible, but are superior to evolutionary theory to explain the origin of the world we see."

Colorado

  • Alpha Omega Institute. Grand Junction.
    Directors: Dave & Mary Jo Nutting. Speakers: Richard Stepanek, Lanny & Marilyn Johnson, and Dave & Mary Jo Nutting.
    Activities: seminars, family camps, and creation training.
  • Christian Research Associates. Denver. Defunct.
    Director of Creation Research: Frank Sherwin.

Connecticut

Delaware

Florida

  • Center for Creation Concepts. Clearwater. Defunct.
    Founder: Jonathan F. Henry.
  • Creation Education Ministries. Largo. Defunct.
    Founder: Ed Heaston. Publisher of In the Beginning newsletter.
  • Creation Today. Pensacola.
    Founder: Eric Hovind. Speakers: Eric Hovind and Paul Taylor. Activities: seminars, online courses, Creation Today Show (video podcast), books, DVDs, and more.
  • Genesis Matters Linguistics Association (GMLA). Gainesville. Defunct.
    Founder: Janice Bragdon.
    "The Genesis Matters Linguists Association functions to unite, support and inform those who are working, educating, researching or just interested in the field of linguistics who hold a Biblical worldview of creation which posits primarily that language is a God-created and endowed faculty especially to humans."
  • Jacksonville Creation Society. Jacksonville. Defunct.
    Founders: David and Marjorie Ramseur.

Georgia

  • Atlanta Creation Group. Powder Springs.
    [Creation Ministries International local group?] Defunct.
  • Common Sense Science. Roswell.
    President: David L. Bergman; Vice President: Charles W. Lucas; Directors: Thomas W. Hagler, Jr. and Glen C. Collins.
    Newsletter: Foundations of Science.

Idaho

  • Creation Training Initiative. Eagle.
    Founders: Mike and Leslie Riddle.
    "The vision for Creation Training Initiative is to impact churches, Christian universities, and Christian schools to stand firm on biblical creation and the authority of God’s Word. This will be accomplished by equipping thousands of Christians with the knowledge and communication skills to be teachers, who in turn, will equip the next generation to defend their faith against compromise and the teachings of evolution."

Illinois

  • Creation Science Association of Central Illinois. Champaign. Possibly defunct.
    Founder: Darrell White.

Indiana

  • Creation Worldview Ministries. Terre Haute. Defunct.
    Founded by David A. Brown.
  • It's Out of This World Science. Goshen.
    Executive Director: Gary Rheinheimer.
    "IOTWS is an organization dedicated to teaching both the Bible and science. Our goal is to come along side parents, teachers and church leaders to provide an extra resource to help educate those under their teaching with an understanding of science principles and how they relate to the Bible."

Iowa

Kansas

  • Creation Club of Kansas State University. Manhattan.

Kentucky

  • Answers in Genesis. Petersburg.
    President: Ken Ham. Speakers: Ken Ham, Dr. David Menton, Dr. Terry Mortenson, Dr. Danny Faulkner, Dr. Georgia Purdom, Dr. Nathaniel T. Jeanson, Dr. Andrew Snelling, Tommy Mitchell, MD., Steve Ham, Buddy Davis, Joe Owen, Brian Osborne, Bodie Hodge, Brian Catalucci, Jim Gardner, Bob Gillespie, and Simon Turpin.
    Publishes Answers Magazine.
    Activities include Creation Museum, Ark Encounter theme park, and online education.
  • Catholic Center for Creation Research. Louisville. Defunct.
    Founder: Paula Haigh. 1975-1979.
  • Center for Biblical Creation. Mayfield. James W. Cecil Baptist College of the Bible (Mid-Continent University).
    Director: Faris Sahawneh
    The mission of the Center for Biblical Creation is to proclaim the gospel of Jesus Christ and to encourage skeptics to examine the truth claims of Christianity regarding the creation account as presented in the book of Genesis. Therefore, our goal is to present the scientific and biblical evidence that supports a rational belief in the existence and love of God as creator and redeemer by resourcefully equipping believers to defend their faith with excellence and willingly engage society's challenges with uncompromising integrity in believing the inerrancy of God’s word.

Louisiana

  • Louisiana Citizens for Academic Freedom in Origins (LCAFO). Defunct.
    Founded: 1980. See: Origins Resource Association.
  • Origins Research & Information Service (ORIS). Lafayette. Defunct.
    Director: Ronald Calais.

Maine

Maryland

  • Baltimore Creation Fellowship, Inc. Perry Hall. Defunct.

Michigan

  • Creation-Science Association, Detroit. Birmingham. Defunct.

Minnesota

  • Creation Moments. Foley.
    Speakers: Ian Taylor, Mark W. Cadwallader, Activities include radio program, newsletter, speaking, and resources. Formerly The Bible-Science Association.

Missouri

  • The Bible is True Ministries. Strafford. Defunct.
    Founder: Rod Butterworth. Dr. Butterwork is now director of the Creation Museum of the Ozarks: Creation Museums and Science Centers.
  • Creation Connection. Arnold. Defunct.
    Founder: Matthew Crews. Founded: July 1995.
  • Creation Link. Mountain Grove. Defunct.
    Founder: Lance Link.
  • Creation Science Association-Mid-America. Cleveland.
    President: Tom Willis. Monthly meetings, seminars, field trips, newsletter, library, and bookstore. Speakers: Ken Carlson, Doug Dexheimer, Jim Henderson, Mary Jefferson, Mark Matthews, Dr. Calvin Myers, Larry Rink, David Unruh, and Tom Willis.
  • Mid-Missouri Chapter of Missouri Association for Creation Columbia. Defunct.
    Founder: Dr. James Karnes.
  • Tri-County Association for Creation (TAC). Washington. Defunct.
    President: Tom Romer.

Montana

  • Creation Foundations. Billings.
    Founders: Ron and Kathy Zeiler, Steve Handley.

Nebraska

New Jersey

  • Creation Science Alive. Defunct.
    Co-founders: Nick & Teri Lally and RoseAnn Salanitri.
  • Creation Study Group of New Jersey (CSGNJ). Lincoln Park. Defunct.
  • Buried Alive.
    Website of Jack Cuozzo. Author of: Buried Alive - The Startling Truth about Neanderthal Man
  • New Jersey Bible Science.
    Board members: Jason D. Browning, Dr. Gerald Lenner, Nathan D. Smith, and Ebenezer Mallepalle.
  • Sussex County Creation Science Club. Sparta.

New Mexico

North Carolina

Ohio

  • ARK Foundation. Dayton.
    President, Ronnie E. Cooper. Monthly meetings, bookstore, and newsletter.
  • Cedarville Interventionist Society. Cedarville.
    Founded: January 2011. Co-founder: Andrew Guerette.
    "a collegiate creationist organization dedicated to educating others about current research in the origins of life"
  • In The Beginning...A Creation Science Ministry. Toledo.
    Founder: Steven McConaughy.
  • Northcoast Bible-Science Association. Cleveland. Defunct.
  • Ohio Valley Creation Education Association (OVCEA). Beverly. Defunct.
  • Scientific Education Foundation. Toledo.

Oklahoma

  • Creation Science Fellowship of Oklahoma. Oklahoma.
  • Southern Plains Creation Society. See: Jesus Created Ministries.

Oregon

  • Institute for Creation Science (ICS). Portland.
    Director: J.D. Mitchell.
    "The Institute for Creation Science (ICS) was first established in March of 2005 in Gresham, Oregon. In July of 2008 the Board of Deacons of Rivercrest Community Church of Portland, Oregon approved ICS as a ministry outreach program at that church."
  • Nazarenes in Creation. Cottage Grove. Defunct.
    Chairman: James Wollbright. Treasurer: Larry Bottemiller. Communications Director: Mark Rose.

Pennsylvania

  • Creationist Fellowship. Lansdale. Founded 1997? Defunct.
    Founder: Anthony Carbo.
  • Origins Club - Penn State University. University Park. Founded Feb 1996. Defunct.
    Founder: Joshua Cuozzo.

South Carolina

  • Citizens for Fairness in Education. Anderson. Defunct.
    Founder: Paul Ellwanger.

South Dakota

  • Black Hills Creation Science Association. Rapid City. Defunct.
    Founded in 1999. President: Randy Guliuzza.

Tennessee

  • Creation Biology Society. Dayton.
    Membership required. Sponsors: conferences and Occassional Papers of the the BSG.
    Mission: To develop and nurture a community of dedicated researchers committed to understanding the life sciences from a young-age creationist perspective through meetings and publications.
  • Creation Science Ministry. Chuckey. Defunct?
    Founder: Mike Vallie.
  • Echos of Eden. Shelbyville.
    Founder: Stephen Lawwell. Founded in 2007.

Texas

  • DFW Creation Study Group. Dallas/Ft. Worth. Defunct.
  • Society of Creation. Austin.
    Founders: Joel Heck and Gary Locklair. Founded August 2011.
    "Membership: This is a voluntary organization for full-time members of the faculties of Concordia University System (CUS) institutions of higher education. It also includes retired faculty who were formerly full-time in a CUS institution. We may from time to time consider the category of adjunct membership for part-time faculty or graduates of CUS institutions."
    "Purposes: To provide support, education, affirmation, and encouragement for those who teach the historic position of the LCMS on the doctrine of creation and to affirm the biblical position on creation."

Virginia

  • Center for Creation Studies. Lynchburg.
    Director: Dr. David DeWitt, Liberty University.
    Mission: "The Center for Creation Studies is an interdisciplinary education and research institute committed to the study of the origin of the universe, the earth, life and the species. This study draws upon knowledge from religion, science, philosophy and history."
  • Kolbe Center for the Study of Creation. Mt. Jackson.
    Director: Hugh Owen.
    "The Kolbe Center for the Study of Creation is a Roman Catholic lay apostolate dedicated to glorifying the Most Holy Trinity by proclaiming the truth about the origins of man and the universe."
  • Tidewater Creation Science Association. Virginia Beach. Defunct. Formed: 1989?
    Director: Richard Homesly.
    See: Origins Science Association.

Washington

  • Genesis Institute. Seattle. Defunct. 1986-2004?
    Founder: Walter Lang.
  • Seattle Bible-Science Association. See: Creation Association of Puget Sound.

West Virginia

Wisconsin

  • Creation Education Center. Waukesha.
    Founder: Jay Seegert.
    "The Creation Education Center is a non-profit* organization established in 2007 to address the challenge from the secular world regarding the validity and accuracy of the Bible, especially the creation account as described in the book of Genesis."
  • Creation Insights. Oostburg.
    Founder: Michael DuMez.
    "a service that offers creation tours and science classes for children and adults."
  • East Wisconsin Chapter of the Bible-Science Association. See: Creation Science Society of Milwaukee.


Mexico


Australasia

Australia

  • Origins Education and Research. Tarrawanna, New South Wales.
    Founder: Trevor Holt.

New Zealand


South America

Brazil

Peru