Dr, John Oakes taught a class on the role of Holy Spirit in our lives for the staff of the San Diego Church of Christ.  Notes and audio are attached.   The Holy Spirit Audio    Holy Spirit Notes...

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Dr. John Beggs taught a class at the 2015 ICEC on the relationship between recent scientific discoveries in neuroscience–how the human brain works–and the implications for determinism versus the idea of soul and free will.     World Views and Modern Neuroscience Notes   You may now download the MP3 file by clicking ...

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This is a question and answer session at the 2015 ICEC with a panel including John Clayton, John Oakes, Robert Kurka and Richard Knopp.   You may now download the MP3 file by clicking ...

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Dr. Richard Knopp from Lincoln Christian University taught a class on Dealing With Doubt at the 2015 ICEC in York, Nebraska.  Richard proposes that doubt is a good thing which actually increases our faith if dealt with in a healthy way.  Knopp-ICEC-2015-Doubt-handout   You may now download the MP3 file by clicking ...

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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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