401 - As a Country Thinks, So It Is

How What We Believe Determines the Course of a Nation
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  • Lectures 22
  • Length 2 hours
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  • Languages English
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Published 9/2015 English

Course Description

Welcome to the first lesson in the "Blessed is the Nation Whose God Is the Lord" series. In this lesson we will be laying the foundation for the rest of the series. We will be examining the controversial phrase "Separation of Church and State". We will be answering three important questions:

  1. What did this mean to the Founding Fathers?
  2. What does it mean for us now?
  3. What would in mean going forward?

These are all very important questions to consider and we hope you will explore them with us. Did the Founding Fathers intend for separation of church and state to be a standard across the nation? Did the Founding Fathers themselves hold to Christian beliefs? Did they intend for religion to be removed from all areas of the public area? What would be the consequences of removing religion from our nation? These issues directly affect how a nation is run and how its people live. We hope that you will gain an understanding how a people thinks and believes affects the future of their nation.

What are the requirements?

  • This is the First Course in this Series, so no Pre-requisites Required

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Understand the Concept of Separation of Church and State
  • Understand the History of Religion in the United States
  • Determine Whether Christianity is a Good or Bad Influence on the Country

What is the target audience?

  • Those Interested in Understanding the Foundation of the United States
  • Those Interested in Politics and/or Religion
  • Anyone Wanting to Understand the Proper Relationship Between Religion and Politics

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Curriculum

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Section 1: What is the Skeptics' Position
Introduction
Preview
01:20
Separation of Church and State
Preview
05:44
Opposition to Religion
07:31
The First Amendment
09:03
The Founding Fathers
07:35
Made Up By Christians
06:10
Section 2: Should Christianity Be Removed
Should There Be a Separation of Church and State
03:24
Should Religion Be Illegal
07:12
Was America Founded on Christianity?
02:59
What Are the Effects of No Religion
08:25
Section 3: Is/Was America a Christian Nation
What About America
06:30
A Christian Nation
03:16
Where Did They're Ideas Come From?
06:25
Laws Based on the Bible
04:51
The Courts Have Ruled
03:00
Section 4: What Did the Founding Fathers Believe
Who Were the Founding Fathers
04:15
What Religion Should be Embraced
03:01
Roles in Government
03:26
Section 5: How Should Our Government Treat Religion
What is Our System of Government
03:09
What is Constitutional
04:42
Legislating Morality
04:19

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Instructor Biography

Kevin Conover, Christian Apologetics Teacher

Kevin Conover lives in San Diego with his wife and three kids. He earned his BA from the University of California San Diego where he was also the commencement speaker. He earned a Masters Degree in Divinity from Trinity Biblical University and is currently working towards a Masters Degree in Apologetics from Biola University.

He taught Christian apologetics at Horizon Christian High School for four years and was voted by the students as teacher of the year four years in a row. He is currently in his third year of teaching apologetics at Christian High School which is associated with Shadow Mountain Church and Pastor David Jeremiah.

Kevin is a volunteer assistant pastor at Skyline Church with Dr. Jim Garlow, a frequent guest host on the Bob Siegel radio show, and speaks at a variety of events on the truth of the Bible. He is the founder of a Christian education ministry, Educate For Life, which helps people know why the Bible is the only book that can credibly be called God's Word.

Instructor Biography

Creation Today, Leaders in Creation Science Education

Creation Today seeks to impact individuals to know and defend our faith in Creator God and to wholeheartedly experience and share Him through the foundations of Scripture.

As a leading, international Christian-apologetics ministry desiring to spread the Gospel of Jesus Christ to the entire world, Creation Today is committed to excellence, producing some of the most requested resources available on creation, apologetics, and evangelism.

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