Summit Lecture Series 18: Dealing with Doubts, part 2 with Brett Kunkle

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One key to dealing with intellectual doubt is to make sure that you plug into – and keep yourself plugged into – Christian community.  When you’re going through periods of doubt, one of the worst things you can do is to unplug and remove yourself from the church and other believers. As C.S. Lewis said, “…daily prayers and religious reading and church-going are necessary parts of the Christian life.  We have to be continually reminded of what we believe.  Neither this belief nor any other will au … [Read more...]

The Summit Lecture Series: Dealing with Doubts with Brett Kunkle, part 1

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What happens when we step out of our safe Christian bubbles and come face to face with questions such as: Why do you think God even exists? Why do you trust the Bible? Wasn’t Jesus merely a good man and teacher?Often times, questions like these become the seeds of doubt in the minds of many Christians today.Doubt is simply uncertainty in regards to God. What each of us needs to know is that doubt is a universal human experience. It’s not unique to Christians – even atheists doubt their ow … [Read more...]

The Summit Lecture Series 16: C.S. Lewis on Heaven and Hell, part 4 with Louis Markos

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To purchase the entire Summit Lecture Series, Vol. 1 on DVD, go to: summit.orgIn C.S. Lewis’ book The Last Battle – his conclusion to the Narnia series – we experience something unique – we get to the end of this children’s book to find that all of the child heroes from earlier in the series are dead.In those last chapters, Lewis presents his Platonic Christian view of heaven.  The characters realize that the “real Narnia” is what they are entering into, while the old Narnia that they tho … [Read more...]

The Summit Lecture Series 15: C.S. Lewis on Heaven and Hell, part 3 with Louis Markos

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To purchase the entire Summit Lecture Series, Vol. 1 on DVD, go to: summit.orgA commonly held falsehood that many philosophers and authors preach is the theory of a “One Soul”. We see it in Hinduism, Buddhism, ancient Greece, in the writings of Ralph Waldo Emerson and other transcendentalists. The concept of “The One Soul” is that when we die, we go to heaven and join one singular amorphous mass.There are few ideas more contradictory to the Bible than that of “The One Soul”.Our indivi … [Read more...]

The Summit Lecture Series 14: C.S. Lewis on Heaven and Hell, part 2 with Louis Markos

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To purchase the entire Summit Lecture Series, Vol. 1 on DVD, go to: summit.orgIn C.S. Lewis’ “The Great Divorce”, Lewis imagines if the people in hell could get on a bus and ride from hell to heaven. And when they arrive, the souls of the saints would come out and try to convince them to repent, give up their sinful ways and embrace Christ’s grace.In this book, Lewis’ depiction of heaven is incredibly beautiful because it’s REAL. In comparison, when the damned souls arrive and try to walk … [Read more...]

The Summit Lecture Series 13: C.S. Lewis on Heaven and Hell, part 1 with Louis Markos

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To purchase the entire Summit Lecture Series, Vol. 1 on DVD, go to: summit.orgIn his book “Miracles”, C.S. Lewis starts out by discussing heaven. The first thing we must understand is that heaven is greater than earth, not less than earth. We have a very bad habit today of using negative terms when discussing God or heaven.Heaven is more real than earth. God is not non-corporeal, He is trans-corporeal. Heaven is not earth with all our “stuff” thrown out. In fact, as Lewis says, “Heaven is … [Read more...]


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