Pedro Figueroa and Dr. John Oakes taught a six-week class on the Book of Romans at the Mission Center of Hope in San Diego on six consecutive Saturdays, beginning October 3rd.  The notes, power point and audio are posted here.   Romans Notes John  Romans Notes Pedro     Romans PPT Pedro       Romans PPT John    Romans Audio […]

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Dr. John Oakes gave a sermon on Acts chapter 20 for the San Diego Church of Christ on 10/26/15.  It focuses primarily on the farewell sermon of Paul to the Ephesian elders.   The outline, power point and audio are attached.     Acts Ch 20 sermon notes        Acts Ch 20 sermon […]

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John and Jan Oakes taught classes for a singles conference in Tijuana focusing in on the claims of Jesus.  Notes and Power Point in English and Spanish and audio in Spanish.   I AM The Way Notes  I AM the Way PPT   Yo Soy El Camino PPT     Yo Soy El Camino Audio   I AM The Truth Notes    […]

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Editor’s Note:  This response comes from Kedron Jones, a member of the board of Apologetics Research Society Question: Thanks for following up about my baptism issue I brought up. Basically it was an article on the question as to whether “baptism” is necessary to be saved/go to heaven? The article went through many scriptures and […]

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Dr. John Oakes is taught a class on Answering the Hard Questions at the 2015 International Christan Evidence Conference at York College in York, Nebraska, June 19-21.  He gave a brief overview of the Christian world view before launching into the Christian answer  to the questions both believers and non-believers often struggle with, such as […]

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John Oakes taught a two-part Introduction to the Old Testament for a group of new Christians in San Diego May 17 and 24, 2015.   The first class serves as a general introduction as well as covering the Book of Genesis.  Genesis is studied as a work of Christian theology-setting out the Christian world view […]

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John Oakes has been traveling in South Africa, Botswana, Zimbabwe and Namibia.  Below are some of the audios as well as some notes and power points for the lessons on this teaching trip.   Daniel audio Harare    Daniel PPT     Kingdom of God audio Harare   Kingdom of God notes   Living by Faith audio Harare   Living by […]

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Dr. John Oakes and James Shults will be teaching a class on biblical books covering the period after the exile of Judah and Israel.  The theme of these books is returning to God, restoring our relationship with God and rebuilding our lives with God.  The books covered will include Haggai, Zechariah, Malachi, Ezra, Esther and […]

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Dr. John Oakes has been teaching a series of lessons in Brazil.  Included are audio in English and Portugese and, where they have been made, translated power points.    Historia da Igreja PPT     Ações e História da Igreja Audio      Historia da Igresa I Audio     Historia da Igresa II Audio     Vivendo pela […]

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We are excited to announce that the last of ten classes for the ARS Apologetics Certificate is now ready for students to take.  The class is Apologetics and World Religions.  It is taught by Dr. John Oakes and Dan Conder.  It, along with our other nine classes are currently available.  For more info, click on […]

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Normally, we do not post a lot of doctrinal material, but many believers do have questions about the biblical teaching about salvation, so we are publishing an outline, power point and audio of a class taught by Dr. John Oakes in San Diego 1/30/2014.  Part 1 of the class is also at the site http://www.evidenceforchristianity.org/in-christ-a-study-of-christian-baptism/   Baptism–In […]

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Dr.  John Oakes taught a class, Jesus in the Old Testament: From Shadow to Reality in San Diego on six consecutive Saturdays beginning Feb 22, 2014.   Outline and suggested reading for the class are below.   Jesus in OT Notes      Jesus in OT PPT     The recordings of this class are available at the web […]

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Dr. John Oakes taught a class on apocalyptic literature, including the Book of Revelation on six consecutive Saturdays beginning September 28 at the Mission Center of Hope in San Diego.   Revelation notes    Revelation Power Point     The audio of this lesson is now available in the web site store.  Go to the front page and click on […]

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Dr John Oakes gave a class 10/17/2013 on how the Christian can know God’s will.  Coll 1:9-10, Psalm 119:110, Romans 12:1-2 and others are used.  The lesson focuses largely on how to obtain wisdom through advice.  This is clearly not Christian evidence, but we thought we would publish it for those interested.   Knowing and Doing […]

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John Oakes does not claim to be an expert on parenting teens.  Not even close.  Besides, this topic has nothing at all to do with Christian evidence.  Nevertheless, he was asked to teach on this topic in Dubai, UAE July 7, 2013 and thought he would share it with those who might be interested.   […]

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IPI published two new products from ARS this week.   The first is the recording of the entire 2013 ICEC in San Diego on Christianity and Culture.  The second is a 12 hour class on World Religions taught by Dr. John Oakes.  To order go to www.ipibooks.com or to this link:     https://www.ipibooks.com/AllProducts/tabid/59/rvdsfcatid/john-oakes-10/Default.aspx#.UdLaDPlQFqV

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All the lessons from the recent ICEC on Christianity and Culture at San Diego State University are now available through Illumination Publishers.  They are available at http://www.ipibooks.com/IPIStore/Details/tabid/89/rvdsfpid/christianity-and-culture-923/rvdsfcatid/featured-items-35/Default.aspx#.Uc3_uJVv-Rc Much thanks to Toney Mulhollen for making these available.   Note to those who visit the site:  John Oakes is traveling and teaching in the Middle East for […]

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