Room MC 2.410 is in the main library of the UTD campus.  

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Here’s a list of DI events coming up in the next few weeks.  The January conference is a major event.

Intelligent Design Reading Club
Be a part of the ID Reading Club in the Dallas area.
If you would like to join this club, please contact either: John Dishman at jmdishman@gmail.com or Tom Winkler at twinkler@discovery.org

November 1| What Math & Computer Simulations Reveal about Evolutionary Limits
UT Dallas at 7:45pm in MC2.410. More details to come.

November 4| Will “Smart” Machines Take Over Our Jobs?
An Evening with George Gilder, Jay Richards, and Robert Marks
This event is a paid event at the Dallas Country Club. Seats are limited. Sign up today.

January 18-19, 2019 |Science and Faith Conference, Dallas, TX
Speakers will include: Stephen Meyer, Eric Metaxas, Jay Richards and James Tour
Registration is open.

January 31 | University of Texas at Dallas, Richardson, TX
Michael Keas will be debunking Science and Faith myths as he will be presenting on his new book, Unbelievable: Seven Myths about the History and Future of Science and Religion. More details to come.

March 29| Intelligent Design Education Day
Speakers will include Ray Bohlin and Paul Nelson. More details to come.

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7 Week “Truth Talks” Class at Cottonwood Creek:
In addition to our regular Reasonable Faith chapter meetings, the following new free class will wrap up this series this Sunday, Nov 4, at Cottonwood Creek Church, Allen campus.

Week 7, Nov 4 – “I Just Can’t Believe the Resurrection!  Dead People Always Stay Dead.”  How should we respond?

Room B116 (main floor), Cottonwood Creek Church

“Truth Talks” class for parents.  (Students, grandparents and others are always welcome also.)  This seven week class will meet from 4:00 until 5:30, each Sunday for seven weeks.  This is intentionally the same timing as AWANA.  The class will begin Sunday, September 23 and the last class will be Sunday, November 4.  The purpose of this series is to help equip parents to intentionally prepare their kids for the tsunami of anti-Christian propaganda that floods our culture 24/7.

How can we and should we respond when a professor or fellow student or blogger or meme questions, criticizes or ridicules Christianity?

Christianity is the world view for which there is the greatest evidence—evidence beyond a reasonable doubt.  But, today’s culture seems to be attacking Christianity from every direction.  And when you only hear the anti-Christian point of view 95% of the time, or more, the arguments can create some serious questions—sometimes even a crisis of doubt.

When asked, ‘Why are you a Christian’, the most common replies include:

  • Because my family is Christian
  • Because Jesus loves me and the Bible tells me so
  • Because it just feels right and it helps me in my life
  • Because I asked Jesus into my heart and I was baptized

Those are all good answers.  But when the enemy attacks, in force, as in the “God’s Not Dead” movies, we are commanded to be always ready to defend our faith with evidence and with love and grace. That is easier said than done.

As the Christian community has arisen to meet this challenge, there are now more resources, classes, and support groups than most people can imagine.  Cottonwood’s “Truth Talks” events are dedicated to providing the knowledge and skills we all need to defend our faith in today’s world.

There is no cost or required book for this class.

Chapter Meetings:
The Collin County chapter of Reasonable Faith will meet the fourth Thursday of each month in 2018.   Our regular meeting location is Cottonwood Creek Church in Allen, Texas. Cottonwood Creek is on the south side of 121 between Stacy and Lake Forest. Our meetings feature special guest speakers either live or via interactive Zoom meeting.  “Zoom” on-line streaming events enable us to join with other Reasonable Faith chapters around  the world and will feature renowned apologists. (Always confirm current meeting schedule at web site and FaceBook group page, “Reasonable Faith Collin County”.)

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Fall Meeting Schedule:
– Thursday, Sept 27 – Toby Oaks, “Conflict or Complement”

– Thursday, Oct 25 – Luke Knight, “Apologetics for Humans”
– Thursday, Nov 1 – Multi-chapter meeting at UTD

Winter Meeting Schedule:   (pending)

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Weekly Book Study Groups:
We have also formed several smaller groups that will be meeting weekly to study selected Christian apologetics books. New members and new groups are always welcomeFor more information or to help start a new study, please send an email to reasonablefaithcollinco@gmail.com.

Go to the “Study Questions” page of this web site for downloadable discussion questions.  https://rfcctx.com/study-questions/

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