John Oakes is now preaching regularly for the Bakersfield Church of Christ, so we will be posting all of his sermons here. 4/5  Mark-VII Discipleship PPT  Mark VII Discipleship Notes 3/29  Mark-VI-Discipleship PPT  Mark VI Discipleship Notes    Mark VI Audio 3/8  Mark V Notes    Mark-Sermon-V    Mark V Audio 3/1  Real Jesus II […]

Dr. John Oakes is teaching an Old Testament Survey class in Bakersfield the next few weeks.  PPT, Notes and audio are attached.    Old-Testament-Survey-PPT    OT-Survey-Notes    OT Survey I   OT Survey II  OT Survey III  OT Survey IV                                 […]

Missionary Teaching Trip to Indonesia and Hong Kong Jakarta, Indonesia 3/13 After passing through Hong Kong we land in Jakarta. Corona virus has become a big threat and we see many with masks. President Trump declared a travel ban from Europe just at the time we were leaving.  We considered reversing course, but decided the […]

Question: I have a few theological/scientific questions that I hope you will answer.  I have seen fine tuning used as evidence toward God/creation. I have heard that this might not be reliable because fine tuning will eventually be explained by other “deeper” laws that show fine tuning isn’t actually that unique and could be something […]

Question: Dear Sir,   Please help! I have two questions:   1. Some like Bart D. Ehrman don’t believe in the empty tomb. Ehrman posted on the internet google page stating that the tomb of Jesus Christ was lost. Is the tomb of Jesus Christ actually lost and not found by his disciples or by other people? […]

Question: I would be very grateful for your advice, opinion or any information concerning the matter of the origin of hominids as modern anthropology sees it in contrast to the Biblical story. I decided to ask for your help because I have been translating your book From Shadow to Reality for Moscow Church of Christ […]

Dr. John Oakes is teaching an Old Testament Survey class in Bakersfield the next few weeks.  PPT, Notes and audio are attached.    Old-Testament-Survey-PPT    OT-Survey-Notes    OT Survey I   OT Survey II  OT Survey III  OT Survey IV                                 […]

Dr. John Oakes is teaching for various churches in Indonesia 3/13-3/25/2020.  Notes, power points will be posted. All lessons will be in English with translation into Bahasa Indonesia.  Hebrews Living by Faith Notes    Hebrews Living by Faith PPT  Hebrews 11 Bahasa Audio  Hebrews Bandung PPT    Hebrews Notes    Hebrews Bahasa I    Hebrews […]

Dr. John Oakes taught a class, along with Dr. Nick Zola on teachers and teaching in the New Testament for the teacher’s conference Conversations on 3/6/2020.  Much of this material comes from Dr. Glenn Giles who was originally scheduled to teach this class.  Thanks, Glenn.   Teachers in the NT PPT    NT Teacher Audio   […]