Dr. John Oakes, Gregg Marutzky and Brian Craig are teaching a 16 hour class on the Book of Romans for the Los Angeles School of Ministry and Missions Feb 6 & 7 in West Covina, California.  Course info and logo are below.  We will be posting notes and audio. Romans Announcement LASMM You May Also […]

We are excited to announce a brand new book by Dr. John Oakes and Robert Carrillo.  It will be available in two weeks, but can be pre-ordered now from Illumination Publishers, International.  www.ipibooks.com   Here is the link for purchasing the book.  https://ipibooks.ecwid.com/#!/Hebrews—Living-By-Faith/p/168762906/category=18671191 See below for a brief excerpt from the introduction to the book. Hebrews: Living […]

John Oakes is now preaching regularly for the Bakersfield Church of Christ, so we will be posting all of his sermons here. 1/19  Ezekiel VI Gog & Magog    Ezekiel VI PPT    Ezekiel VI Notes 1/12  Ezekiel V God Saves a Remnant  Ezekiel V PPT    Ezekiel V Notes 12/29  Ezekiel IV God Calls […]

Question: I’ve been looking into commentaries regarding Matthew 21:28, the parable of the two sons. One commentary used this parable to explain how it does not necessarily matter the name an individual worships, as long as they are worshiping, connecting, and acting on the principles and power of universal love. As Christians, we happen to […]

Question: Is human nature good or evil?   For the majority of my life, I have been told humans are born evil. Evil humanity must choose God so they will completely alter the core of their being to ‘good’. Humanity then lives the rest of their lives fighting the true self so God can continue to […]

Question: Please explain to me the introduction of Luke’s account?    1. Is Luke stating or implying that he checked facts with those first  eye-witnesses to the Gospel and the words of Jesus Christ of Nazareth?  2. Or, was Luke just stating that those eye-witnesses just left accounts he referenced, like the Gospel/documents?   3. Did […]

John Oakes is now preaching regularly for the Bakersfield Church of Christ, so we will be posting all of his sermons here. 1/19  Ezekiel VI Gog & Magog    Ezekiel VI PPT    Ezekiel VI Notes 1/12  Ezekiel V God Saves a Remnant  Ezekiel V PPT    Ezekiel V Notes 12/29  Ezekiel IV God Calls […]

Dr. John Oakes is teaching a 16 hour class together with Glenn Giles for the Los Angeles School of Ministry and Mission 9/13-14/2019.  Because I am sharing the class with Glenn, this material does not cover the entire book.  The notes, however, do cover the entire book.    Old Testament Allusions and Foreshadows of Revelation  […]

Dr. John Oakes is giving a series of lessons on the Book of James for the Bakersfield Church of Christ.  Notes, PPT and audio will be attached.  James PPT    James Notes  James Part I     James Part II     James Part III    James IV                   […]