Dr. Jennifer Konzen just completed a class on Psychological issues and Christianity.  The power point and audio of the class is being made available.  The class outline is below.   Class One PPT History   Class Two PPT Diagnoses     Class Three PPT Depression and Anxiety    PPT class #4 Drugs and Sex    Class Five PPT Therapies   Christian Counselor Audio […]

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Dr. John Oakes is teaching a 15 hour Old Testament Survey class in San Diego.  The notes, audio and power point are here.     OT-Survey-Notes      OT-Survey-PPT   OT Survey Audio 1    OT Survey Audio 2    OT Survey 3    OTSurvey 4     OTSurvey 5    OT Survey 6     OT Survey 7    OTSurvey […]

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Thanks to the amazing contribution and help of Cory Wadstrom, Evidence for Christianity now has a podcast.   We will be finding different modes to make this podcast available, but in the meantime we invite you to check out our first of many podcasts to come at this link:     https://soundcloud.com/cory-wadstrom/podcast-ep-1-rough-draft?utm_source=soundcloud&utm_campaign=share&utm_medium=email

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Dr. John Oakes is teaching a two-part, six hour class for the Ministry Training Program at the San Diego Church of Christ.  The notes, power point and audio are attached (first part of the audio only for now).    Hermeneutics notes    Hermeneutics PPT    Hermeneutics SD 1     Hermeneutics SD 2      Hermeneutics SD 3   Hermeneutics […]

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Dr. John Oakes is teaching for the Salt Lake Christian Church at the University of Utah.  God and Science SLC   Science and God PPT   From Shadow to Reality SLC1    From Shadow to Reality SLC 2   From Shadow to Reality SLC 3  From Shadow to Reality SLC 4   From Shadow to Reality PPT   Living by […]

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I was recently asked to write a short article on prayer for the web site disciplestoday  Hopefully, it will be of help to some of our readers. Teach Us to Pray What is Prayer and Why Do We Pray? Let us start with two questions: What is prayer to you? Why do you pray? Either […]

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Editor’s note:  This paper is by one of the students in our ARS Apologetics Certificate Program, Drew Tacher.  The paper is good enough we have decided to post it.  If you are interested in enrolling in our Apologetics Certificate Program, contact us at joakes01@san.rr.com Drew Tacher Why Christians Should Believe in the Theory of Evolution […]

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Dr. John Oakes is teaching in the Philippines, first in Cebu.  In Manila he is teaching a fifteen hour Christian Apologetics class for APLA, the Asia Pacific Leadership Academy. These are the audios and power points.    Malachi Faith or Faithful Audio  Malachi Sermon PPT    Acts 20 Lesson    Acts Ch 20 PPT    Freedom […]

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John Oakes is traveling for two weeks, first to Dallas, then to Korea and the Philippines. I am now in Manila, Philippines, to teach for their leadership academy. Jan 7-9 Dallas Texas This is my first time being part of what is known as the Texas Roundup.  This is an annual gathering of Christian leaders […]

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Dr. John Oakes is currently on a teaching trip. Relevant outlines, power points and audio will be posted here.  World View PPT  Christian World View     Messianic Prophecies Study      Hard Questions PPT     Hard Questions Audio        Evidence for Jesus PPT     Evidence for Jesus Study   Evidence for Jesus Audio    God and Science […]

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Dr. John Oakes taught a lesson on being devoted to prayer for the Mission Region of the San Diego Church of Christ.  Notes, ppt and recording are included (unfortunately the first eight minutes were lost).  Devoted to Prayer Notes  Devoted to Prayer PPT  Devoted to Prayer Audio Here is the whole lesson, but with slightly less sound quality: Devoted […]

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A good friend sent a link about a recent article at www.biblereadingarchaeology.com  It reports a find of a cuneiform tablet from Babylon which appears to be from Nebuchadnezzar’s son Evil-Merodach regarding a radical change in Nebuchadnezzar’s character in which he is not attending to his responsibilities and has abandoned the worship of Marduk. Nebuchadnezzar Article

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Dr. John Oakes taught a class on Hermeneutics in San Diego 11/18/17.  This was a very brief class, and was a follow-upon a class about maintaining fulfilling personal Bible study.  The audio is attached, along with notes for the class and for a much longer version of the class.   Hermeneutics Audio   Hermeneutics Notes Short   Hermeneutics […]

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At Evidence for Christianity we have been looking for quite a while for a primarily-Spanish-speaking apologist who would help to build up the Spanish part of our website and ministry.  We are excited to announce that God has finally answered our prayers in this regard.  Carlos Santos Aquirre is from Peru, but lives in Madrid, […]

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ARS and the San Diego Church of Christ put on a conference in San Diego on Ethics and Christianity.  Here are the audio and some power points and notes.   Christianity and Politics Audio    Intolerance of Tolerance Audio  The Intolerance of Tolerance PPT    Moral Question of Abortion Audio   The Moral Question of Abortion PPT   Same Sex Attraction […]

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William Branham and the Branhamites in French-speaking Africa Many readers may never have heard of William Branham.  Until recently, I was in this group. However, in my recent travels in both the Republic of Congo (Brazzaville) and the Democratic Republic of Congo (Kinshasa), I came across a pseudo-Christian cult which is endemic in these two […]

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Dr. John Oakes is traveling and teaching in Nigeria, Cameroon and Congo.  Relevant notes, power points and audio are included here.  HebrewsLivingbyFaithLagos         Freedom in Christ Lagos    Answering the Hard Questions Lagos  Hard Quest PPT   In Christ Lagos   Acts Church History Lagos   Acts and Church History PPTDeuteronomy 8 Sermon Port Harcourt   From Shadow […]

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The Gallup Organization has polled Americans on their view of human origins since 1982 http://www.gallup.com/poll/210956/belief-creationist-view-humans-new-low.aspx   .  The three choices Americans were given were: 1. Human beings developed over millions of years, but God guided this process. 2. Human beings developed over millions of years, but God had no part in this process. 3. God created humans […]

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Dr. John Oakes did a teaching weekend 5/5 and 5/6 in Santa Barbara.  Audio for his lesson on God and Science is attached, as well as the power point.  He also did a lesson Acts and Church History.  It was not recorded, but for those who requested, the power point is attached.  There were about […]

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Archaeologists recently reported in National Geographic on excavations in the Negev desert which supports the biblical picture of Solomon as a powerful and wealthy king of Israel.  They appear to have discovered some of “King Solomon’s mines.”  Evidence from 3000 year old dung supports the belief that Solomon’s kingdom stretched from the Mediterranean to the Negev. […]

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Dr. John Oakes and Pedro Figueroa are teaching an in-depth class on the books of Philippians and Colossians on six consecutive Saturdays from 9:00-10:45 beginning 2/25/17.  We have now started Colossians.  Pedro has started teaching.  The PPT and notes below include Pedro’s.  The class is at the Chinese Community Church 4998 Via Valarta, San Diego, CA […]

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Editor’s Note:  The following document, clearly, has no relationship to Christian evidence, but a good friend published this treatise on the Restoration Movement which I believe will be of interest to some of our subscribers.  It is written by a friend John Teal who has himself been part of a group within the Restoration Movement […]

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