Dr. John Oakes is delivered a number of lessons on a missionary teaching trip in South Asia Jan 5-22, 2017.  Attached are power points, notes and audio for these lessons.   From Shadow to Reality India Audio    Existence of God Audio    Reliability of the Bible Audio   Marriage Divorce and Remarriage Audio   Marriage and Divorce Notes   Acts […]

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The Apologetics Research Society, along with the South Florida Church of Christ put on a Christian Evidence weekend in Miami/Dade and Broward County, including at Florida International University Sept. 18-20, 2015.  The audio and some of the power points and outlines are attached.   God is Good: The Problems of Pain, Suffering and Evil PPT    Problem […]

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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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Dr. John Oakes taught a class titled Christianity and Bioethics at the 2013 ICEC at San Diego State University.  The class includes a discussion of the various technologies which we can assume will be coming in the fairly near future.  John proposes the kinds of technologies Christians should embrace and those which they should consider […]

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  Scientific Materialism/Naturalism an article by John Oakes, PhD Apologetics and the Christian World View Part II Scientific Materialism/Naturalism In the previous essay we looked at why people ought to think carefully about their view of the world, and at the importance of forming and holding to a consistent world view.  We have considered a […]

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Editor’s Note:  The article below is written by Zack Ashmore.  Zack is a high school student who is very interested in Christian Apologetics.  If you want to contact Zack, let me know.   The Implications of Evil on Our World             The problem of evil is, historically, the oldest attack against Christianity.  Sadly, it has […]

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Editor’s Note:  Below is an outline for the talk given by Robert Kurka at our recent Apologetics Conference.  At the bottom is included an outline on a case study:  The Problem of Pain and Suffering.   International Apologetics Conference                                                             Dr. Robert C. Kurka Irvine, California                                                                                             Professor, Theology and Church in Culture June 22-24, […]

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Editor’s Note:  Below is an outline for the talk given by Robert Kurka at our recent Apologetics Conference.  At the bottom is included an outline on a case study:  The Problem of Pain and Suffering.   International Apologetics Conference, Irvine, California   June 22-24, 2007     Dr. Robert C. Kurka  Professor, Theology and Church in Culture        LincolnChristian Seminary Lincoln, […]

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THE PROBLEM OF PAIN AND SUFFERING   I  An apologetic/intellectual problem. II  A human problem.   I  Pain and Suffering: an apologetic problem.   Agnostic says:    God is completely good and all-powerful. Given the pain and suffering in the world, this cannot be true.  He could be either:   A.  All-powerful, but certainly not completely […]

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