GENERAL SESSION: Artificial Authority: What Atheists, Christians and Evolutionists Can Have in Common -- But Shouldn't
Speaker: Bill Jack
Bill Jack is from Worldview Academy. AWESOME speaker. And FUNNY!
Matt 23 "woes" of the Pharasies
2 Tim 3:2
Trappings of Tradition vs. Reality of Truth
accusation vs acceptance of truth
excuses vs excellence
What is truth?
How can one discern the truth?
What do you mean by _______?
How do you know ______ to be true?
What difference does that make?
What if you are wrong about ______?
Symbolism over substance
Matt 7:5; 15:9
START WITH SCRIPTURE!
Compromise is a dirty word.
There is no compromise between a lie and the truth.
What is compromise? Concession. Things like "tolerance"" and "freedom of choice."
How do you know it to be true?
Start with scripture, not science. Ex 31:13, Gen 1:14
How do I know? The Bible tells me so.
Assumptions determine conclusions.
Don't take offense rather than taking the offensive. Matt 15:12
Why do we have to defend our choice to homeschool? Why not ask others why they are not homeschooling? Why not ask them how they, as a Christian, can send their kids to be indoctrinated by secular humanism?
Desire for signs vs Desire for significance
Confusion over certainty. John 9:33-34
Be confident .... not confused.
Take offensive .... not offense.
Seek to be creative ... not merely credible.
Proclaim truth ... not tradition.