Dr. John Oakes taught a class on the existence of God at San Diego State University in 2012.  He begins by considering arguments by atheists, followed by the classical arguments for the existence of God. Existence of God SDSU...

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This is a response by Dr. John Oakes to Dawkin’s book “The God Delusion.”  He describes the content, refutes several of Dawkins arguments and shows a number of logical fallacies in the book. Dawkins Delusion I     Dawkins Delusion II    Dawkins Delusion II...

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This is a take on discipling relationships by Dr. John Oakes.  He spends time coming up with biblical definitions of the words disciple, discipleship and discipling. Discipling...

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This is part II in a two-part series on Church History taught by Dr. John Oakes.  It focuses principally on the primitive church, the Reformation and the Restoration Movement. Church History Part II  ...

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This is part one of a two-part 2.5 hour class on Church History by Dr. John Oakes.  It mainly concentrates on the primitive church, the Reformation and the Restoration Movement. Church History Part I...

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This class was taught by Dr. John Oakes.  It is his take on how we, as Christians, can take our personal study of the Scriptures to a deeper level and to know Gods’ Word in a greater way. Taking Our Bible Study Deeper...

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This is a class by Dr. John Oakes which covers the Christian doctrine of baptism.  It argues that baptism is the only way to get into Christ and is the the point in time at which one is actually saved.      Baptism In Christ...

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This is a lesson on the Christian World View given  by Dr. John Oakes.  It discusses what would make for a “good” world view and argues that only the Christian explanation makes sense, as opposed to Eastern, Modern and Postmodern and other world views. Anything True Any More?...

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This lesson was given by Dr. John Oakes at San Diego State University in 2009.  It is a discussion of postmodernism, scientific materialism and the Christian World View. What is Truth?...

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This is a short, one-hour class on types, prefigures and foreshadows of Jesus in the Old Testament taught by Dr. John Oakes in Spokane, Washington, September, 2014.  Material is taken from Dr. Oakes’ book From Shadow to Reality, available at www.ipibooks.com.   This class focuses principally on historical foreshadows, with some material on personal prefigures...

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This is a one hour class on the role of the Holy Spirit in the lives of Christians, taught by Dr. John Oakes in September, 2014 in Spokane, Washington.  The class challenges the hearers to be aware of how the Holy Spirit works and how we can be in step with the Spirit. The Holy...

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This is a one hour class taught by Dr. John Oakes in Spokane, Washington September, 2015 on history, archaeology and the Bible.  The class shows that the Bible is the most accurate historical record in the ancient world, as is supported by dozens of archaeological and historical discoveries. History, Archaeology and the Bible: Spokane...

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This is a one hour lesson on the proper use of Christian freedom which emphasizes using our personal gift(s) from God to serve the church and the world.  It was taught by Dr. John Oakes in Spokane, Washington September, 2014. The material is taken from John Oakes’ book Golden Rule Membership www.ipibooks.com Freedom in Christ...

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This is a one hour lesson on Faith, based on Hebrews Chapter 11 taught by Dr. John Oakes.   The class was taught in Port Elizabeth, South Africa January, 2015.  The theme is that faith is belief in things unseen–that it requires that we deny our senses. Living by Faith Port Elizabeth...

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This lesson was taught by Dr. John Oakes in Harare, Zimbabwe, January, 2015 on the Kingdom of God.  It is a one hour 15 minute lesson.  The lesson covers 35 points on the theme The kingdom of God is….   and The kingdom of God is not…. The Kingdom of God Harare...

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This is a two hour lesson taught by John Oakes January, 2015 in Capetown, South Africa on types, prefigures and foreshadows of Jesus and the Gospel in the Old Testament.  The material comes from John’s book From Shadow to Reality. From Shadow to Reality Capetown...

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This is a two hour class on the Book of Acts in Durban, South Africa in January, 2015, focusing on the factors which led to the miraculous growth of the early church, pulling several examples from Church History to illustrate those factors, such as personal contact with Jesus, indisputable evidence, ethical superiority, intellectual triumph and...

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This is a one hour 15 minute lesson on the book of Daniel given by Dr. John Oakes January, 2015 in Harare, Zimbabwe.  It focuses principally on the interpretation of the prophetic visions of the book, but also on the practical teaching of the book. Daniel, Harare...

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