In this final lecture, a two-part presentation, Dr. Stott expounds on the comprehensive and compelling vision of Jesus Christ the living Lord as set forth through the eight visions of the Apocalypse, or Book of Revelation. He begins with guidance on principles of interpretation to be used in approaching this amazing final book of the Christian New Testament. He then treats each of the eight visions providing a valuable overview to the entire Book of Revelation, climaxing with chapters 21-22 with Christ's coming as the Bridegroom to claim His bride and the new heaven and the new earth.
In this two-part lecture Dr. Stott provides a rapid bird's eye view of the remarkable effects that Jesus has had on some of the greatest change agents in all history. He shows how Jesus has been the motivator, inspiration, source of strength, model and goal for diverse heroic efforts. Nine various case studies are set forth.
Over the centuries the church has grown in its appreciation of the fullness of the person and work of Jesus. In this two-part lecture, Dr. Stott shows the glory of Christ and what He means for us and our world. He shows from history how the church has explored the reality of Christ from many directions. He discusses the interpretations, affirming their strengths and challenging their limitations.
Dr. Stott shows from the pages of Scripture the uniqueness of Jesus and how He is the center of history. He demonstrates that there has never been another like Him on the face of the earth. Dr. Stott unfolds how the New Testament, in all of its parts with diverse but complementary perspectives, joins in a chorus of witness and praise to Jesus Christ as Savior of the world and the Lord of history.
Are science and Christian faith incompatible? Professor Stephen Taylor of the University of Liverpool presents two insightful lectures on the relationship between science and Christianity and argues that science and faith should not be enemies but friends. Taylor highlights scientists past and present who saw no contradiction between their faith and their scientific work, examples include: Michael Faraday, Lord Kelvin and Francis Collins. Taylor also lays out the evidence for intelligent design.
Presenting the evidence for the existence of God is William Lane Craig, Research Professor of Philosophy at Talbot School of Theology. Dr. Craig earned a Ph.D. in philosophy from the University of Birmingham, England, and a D.Theol. in theology from the University of Munich, Germany. He is author of numerous articles in professional journals of philosophy and theology and has written over a dozen books, including Theism, Atheism and Big Bang Cosmology and Reasonable Faith.
In October 2000 the Faith & Science Lecture Forum hosted an engagement to discuss the question, "Who is the TRUE Jesus?" Ms. Peggy Wehmeyer, former religion correspondent for ABC News, moderated the debate.
The Faith & Science Lecture Forum hosted an engagement to discuss the question, "Is There Meaning in Evil and Suffering?" Ravi Zacharias was the featured lecturer and he presented a 45-minute address offering the Christian perspective to this concern.
Writing from her own experience as a widow, as well as a single missionary in the jungles of Ecuador, Elisabeth Elliot sensitively explores loneliness which she believes has reached "epidemic" proportions in today's fragmented and transient age.
Over the centuries devout believers have sought for the best ways to bring their lives and thoughts closer to God. This wisdom is available for believers today and is effectively set forth in this four-part series. Richard Foster points the way to a new level of spiritual maturity through a rediscovery of the time-honored disciplines of Christian devotion. Use this series in small or large groups to spark a whole new interest in Bible study, prayer, and meditation.
This course will equip both counselors and church leaders to help Christian organizations prepare and implement procedures to prevent child and adult abuse and to take appropriate action when faced with allegations.