Lincoln Christian Church - 204 N. McLean St. - Lincoln, Illinois
217-732-7618 (church office)
Note: This class
is free. But it may be taken as a one-hour credit class through Lincoln Christian University for only $50 (ID102 Introduction to Apologetics). Email for more information.
To PRE-REGISTER, click HERE. (It's important to preregister so we can make adequate space arrangements and prepare enough class handouts.)
For info on taking this class for one-semester-hour college CREDIT through Lincoln Christian University? Click HERE for more.
Apr 10 - May 8, 2013
April 10: "Christian or Not? What's It All About?"
April 17: "Questions about God"
- “Apologetics”: What? Why? When? Where? How? For whom?
- Is apologetics in the Bible?
- Ways of life: what are my options?
- What’s at stake?
April 24: "Questions about Miracles and Jesus"
- What about God?
- Cosmology: Why does anything exist?
- Teleology: Why do things seem "just right" for human existence?
- Biology: How did life begin?
- Anthropology: How can we explain the origin and capacities of humanity?
May 1: "Questions about the Bible"
- What is a "miracle"?
- Did all those Bible miracles really occur?
- Hasn't science disproven miracles?
- Who did Jesus think he was?
- What proves the resurrection of Jesus?
- What does the resurrection of Jesus prove?
May 8: "Common Questions and Criticisms”
- What's so special about the Bible?
- Why should I believe that the Bible is historical and reliable?
- Didn’t the New Testament just “make up” Jesus?
- What, if anything, can we learn from history and archaeology?
- Doesn't science conflict with Christianity?
- What about evil? How can evil exist with an all-powerful, all-good, and all-knowing God?
- What about evolution? (This question was included on the handout and the slides but not covered in the actual lecture.)
- Is Christianity worth it?
Recommended resource text: Doug Powell, Holman QuickSource Guide to Christian Apologetics. Nashville, TN: B&H Academic, 2006.
TEACHER: Dr. Rich Knopp is Professor of Philosophy & Christian Apologetics at Lincoln Christian University - Lincoln, Illinois. For more biographical info, click here.
Handouts and Resources
Email your questions (before, during, or after the event).
Pictures from the Worldview Class at Northview Church - Carmel, IN
For a list of other presentations and resources, click HERE.
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