Dr. John Oakes taught a class on the Naturalist/Materialist/Determinist worldview in comparison to the Christian worldview, including a history of science and Christianity and the development of the modernist philosophy at the 2015 ICEC in York, Nebraksa.    Christianity and Modernism PPT    Christianity and Modernism Notes   You may now download the MP3 file by clicking 

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This is a class on Christian Theology and the Christian World View taught by Dr. John Oakes and Robert Carrillo in 2011 in San Diego.    The last two classes cover the qualities of God, and answering the hard questions.   PPT and notes are included with part I and II.    Christian Theology Part...

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This is a class on Christian Theology and the Christian World View taught by Dr. John Oakes and Robert Carrillo in 2011 in San Diego.    The third and fourth classes cover the theology of salvation and predestination.   PPT and notes are included with part 1 and 2.     Christian Theology Part 3   ...

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This is a class on Christian Theology and the Christian World View taught by Dr. John Oakes and Robert Carrillo in 2011 in San Diego.    The first two classes cover the Christian World View and the history of Christian theology.  It covers the historical discussions in the early church about the nature of God...

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This is a class on the proper use of Christian freedom and on using our gifts in the Church, taught by Dr. John Oakes in Chungdu, China January, 2012.   The class is translated into Mandarin.  Freedom in Christ Chinese...

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This lesson was taught by Dr. John Oakes in Chungdu, China January, 2012.  It is on prefigures, foreshadows and types of Jesus in the Old Testament.  The class is translated into Mandarin.   From Shadow to Reality Chinese  ...

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This is a general class on the relationship between biblical Christianity and the paranormal, taught by Dr. John Oakes in Shanghai, China January, 2012.  It is a follow-up from the 2011 ICEC on the Queen Mary.  The lesson is translated into Mandarin.   Christianity and the Paranormal Chinese    Christianity and the Paranormal Chinese PPT...

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This lesson was taught by Dr. John Oakes in Shanghai, China in January, 2012.   The lesson is translated into Mandarin.   Power Point included.  Acts Church History China      Acts and Church History Chinese PPT...

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This is part 13-15 of a general Old Testament Survey taught by Dr. John Oakes, Robert Carrillo, Mark Wilkinson and Pedro Figueroa in San Diego Spring, 2012.   PPT and notes are attached to part 1-4.   OT Survey Part 13    OT Survey Part 14   OT Survey Part 15...

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This is part 9-12 of a general Old Testament Survey taught by Dr. John Oakes, Robert Carrillo, Mark Wilkinson and Pedro Figueroa in San Diego Spring, 2012.   PPT and notes are attached to part 1-4.    OT Survey Part 9   OT Survey Part 9 edited    OT Survey Part 10    OT Survey Part 11    OT...

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This is part 5-8 of a general Old Testament Survey taught by Dr. John Oakes, Robert Carrillo, Mark Wilkinson and Pedro Figueroa in San Diego Spring, 2012.   PPT and notes are attached to part 1-4.   OT Survey Part 5     OT Survey Part 6    OT Survey Part 7    OT Survey Part 8...

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This class was taught in San Diego Spring, 2012.  Teachers include Dr. John Oakes, Robert Carrillo, Mark Wilkinson and Pedro Figueroa.  The class is comprehensive–covering the entire Old Testament.  The first four parts are an intro to the OT, as well as covering Genesis and Exodus to Deuteronomy.  Notes and ppt are also attached here....

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This is part II of a short Intro to the Old Testament taught by Dr. John Oakes for new Christians in San Diego, May, 2015.  Part II completes Genesis and introduces Exodus to Deuteronomy.  Intro to Old Testament Audio II    Old Testament Survey PPT   Old Testament Survey notes...

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Dr. John Oakes did a twelve hour introduction to Apologetics class for campus Bible group leaders in Columbia, Missouri Jan, 2014.  Part VII is on answering the hard questions (why is there hell, why is there suffering, why is there violence in the OT, etc.).       Apologetics on Campus VII...

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Dr. John Oakes did a twelve hour introduction to Apologetics class for campus Bible group leaders in Columbia, Missouri Jan, 2014.  Part VI is on Science and God. Apologetics on Campus VI...

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Dr. John Oakes did a twelve hour introduction to Apologetics class for campus Bible group leaders in Columbia, Missouri Jan, 2014.  Part IV is on the text of the Old and New Testament and supposed inconsistencies.    Apologetics on Campus IV...

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Dr. John Oakes did a twelve hour introduction to Apologetics class for campus Bible group leaders in Columbia, Missouri Jan, 2014.  Part III is on miracles and the resurrection. Apologetics on Campus III...

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Dr. John Oakes did a twelve hour introduction to Apologetics class for campus Bible group leaders in Columbia, Missouri Jan, 2014.  Part II covers the reliability of the Bible. Apologetics on Campus II...

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Dr. John Oakes did a twelve hour introduction to Apologetics class for campus Bible group leaders in Columbia, Missouri Jan, 2014.  This is part I, which covers the existence of God. Apologetics on Campus Part I...

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Dr. John Oakes is teaching a two-part introduction to the Old Testament for young Christians in San Diego May 17 and 24, 2015.  The first class serves as a general intro to the Old Testament–divisions, themes, etc.  It is also a general intro to the Book of Genesis, focusing in on the Christian World View...

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This is a class taught by Dr. John Oakes in which he proposes that the Christian World View is the only one which leads to a kind of ethics which makes sense.   The world views of modernism and of postmodernism are particularly compared to the biblical world view, but the world views of Islam...

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This is part I of a class on Matthew by Dr. John Oakes and Robert Carrillo taught in San Diego May-Aug, 2015.  This is the intro to the book, covering principally Matthew’s use of prophecies, prefigures and foreshadows–Jesus fulfilled the Law and the Prophets.  Mathew Audio Part I    Matthew PPT   The Book of Matthew Notes...

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This sermon was given by Dr. John Oakes.  It covers the prophecies that Matthew tells us Jesus fulfilled and, more particularly, what they tell us about Jesus.  It also looks at other ways that Jesus fulfilled all the Law and the Prophets (Matthew 5:17)   Prophecies in Matthew Audio  Matthew Prophecy Sermon Notes   Matthew Prophecy Sermon PPT...

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This lesson is about the Christian response to the problem of pain and suffering (as well as the problem of evil) given by Dr. John Oakes in Davao, Philippines in 2008.  Why is there suffering?  Is it because God does not care or because he is powerless to stop it?  The class also proposes the...

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This class was taught by Dr. John Oakes in Detroit, Michigan in 2010.   It is analysis of the book of Genesis as theology.  Dr. Oakes explains how the Christian world view is especially brought out in the first book of the Bible, and makes some comparisons to other world views, showing how the biblical...

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This is a practical and biblical class on parenting teens for Christians taught by Dr. John Oakes in Dubai, UAE in July, 2013.  John does not claim to be an expert in this area, but we hope the advice, based on much experience, will be helpful.  Parenting Teens Dubai...

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This is a Q & A session from the 2011 International Christian Evidence Conference on the Queen Mary in 2011.  The panel included John Clayton, Dr. Douglas Jacoby and Dr. John Oakes  Paranormal Forum...

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These are a number of personal testimonials of what can be thought of as paranormal activities such as demon possession and ghosts.  The testimonials are mainly given by evangelists and teachers.  Testimonials of the Paranormal I    Testimonials of the Paranormal...

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This class was given by Dr. John Oakes at the 2011 ICEC on the Queen Mary.  John suggests that we should be skeptical of all paranormal claims, but we should also be skeptical about hyperskepticism.   He attempts to measure different categories of the paranormal and propose what a combined biblical and scientific perspective make...

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This class was taught by John Clayton at the 2011 International Christian Evidence Conference on the Queen Mary.  John gives a scietific explanation for much of what is considered the paranormal, including supposed ghost encounters, UFOs and much more.  He argues for a skeptical approach to all such claims.  John has personally been involved in...

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This fascinating class was given by Coco Stanback at the 2011 International Christian Evidence Conference on the Queen Mary June, 2011.    The class proposes that many of what people percieve as paranormal experience are easily explained by psychology.  She does not propose that this explains all phenomena, but suggests that we should always consider...

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This class by Dr. Douglas Jacoby was presented at the ARS Christian Evidences Conference on the Queen Mary in 2011.   This is an amazing lesson in which Doug covers all the major areas of the paranormal, discussing the biblical view of such things.  He discusses demons, ghosts, and much more.  The Paranormal: A Biblical...

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This class was taught by Dr. John Oakes for the AIM program (Athens School of Ministry) The class explains why a scientist ought, reasonably, to believe in God and that the Bible is the Word of God.  There are many arguments here based on science that there is clear evidence of design in nature.  Science...

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This is an evangelistic presentation given by Dr. John Oakes at a university in Singapore for the campus ministry there.  It primarily  focuses on science and Christianity, but Dr. Oakes explains to the students the history of the relationship between science and Christianity, and is a response to those who claim that a rational person...

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This is an evangelistic lesson given by Dr. John Oakes.  It is intended to respond to claims of writers such as Robert Price that the biblical Jesus is a myth created by the early church, as well as a study of the historical accounts of Jesus and his miracles and fulfilled prophecies.  Jesus: Man, Myth...

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This is an eight-part, ten-hour class on the book of Hebrews taught by Dr. John Oakes in San Diego.   Hebrews Lesson 1   Hebrews Lesson 2   Hebrews Lesson 3    Hebrews Lesson 4    Hebrews Lesson 5   Hebrews Lesson 6    Hebrews Lesson 7   Hebrews Lesson 8    Hebrews PPT...

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This is an evangelistic talk on God and science given by Dr. John Oakes in Mexico City in 2010.  The class is taught in English, with translation into Spanish.   Dios y la Ciencia DF     Dios y la Ciencia PPT...

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