Next week Thinking Matters Tauranga is starting a new series titled Is the Bible Reliable? Building the Historic Case. Is the Bible a book of myths and fairy tales, or is it a book of history and truth? This DVD series provides a thorough overview of major archaeological and historical discoveries that demonstrate the veracity and […]
Author Archive for: Rodney
Rodney Lake is the National Director of Thinking Matters NZ Foundation. Rodney speaks at churches, youth groups, Christian schools and to non-believers at outreach events around the country on the reasons why Christianity is true. He is an adjunct apologetics lecturer at Faith Bible College and teaches regular ‘Introduction to Christianity’ courses at Bethlehem College.
He is passionate about seeing people loving and seeking God with all their mind, developing a resilient faith that is supported with solid reasons to believe, while confidently and graciously sharing that faith with others.
For a list of the talks he can give - visit his speaking profile here: http://thinkingmatters.org.nz/speakers/rodney-lake/
Entries by Rodney
An Excerpt from the 3rd Edition of Reasonable Faith by William Lane Craig: In high school and college Christian teenagers are intellectually assaulted with every manner of non-Christian worldview coupled with an over-whelming relativism. If parents are not intellectually engaged with their faith and do not have sound arguments for Christian theism and good answers […]
Thinking Matters Tauranga and Holy Trinity Tauranga have partnered together to produce a new fortnightly apologetics series for young people called “Thinking Matters in a Whatever World”. The series runs from August to December and is hosted at Holy Trinity, Cnr 3rd Ave and Cameron Rd, Tauranga (New Zealand). For more info see here. To […]
Last night I presented the talk ‘Is the New Atheism Reasonable?’ at Thinking Matters Tauranga. It was split into two parts – the first was a bit of worldview and epistemology and the second more social commentary and history to refute the New Atheist claim that Christianity is somehow bloodthirsty. To start my presentation, I […]
Last night at Thinking Matters Tauranga we had Dr Jeff Tallon present on Astronomy and the Bible. This was the last event in our “Faith & Science” series and we had 111 people turn up – a very good turn out. The feedback after this event (and his presentation from 8 weeks ago) has been […]
On the 12th May, Thinking Matters Tauranga had Dr Graeme Finlay present on Evolution and Faith. This was a presentation on Theistic Evolution which certainly got people thinking, and challenged many of us with some evidence for evolution from the field of Gene Science (Graeme holds a PhD in Cell Biology, and a Bachelor of […]
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