Room For Doubt Seminars

Howell's Mill Christian Assembly
Celebrating 60 Years of Service!
February 7-8, 2020

Dr. Rich Knopp, on behalf of Room For Doubt, will present three sessions for this amazing achievement in camp ministry.  Room For Doubt is a special program at Lincoln Christian University (Lincoln, IL) that encourages questions and addresses doubts about the Christian faith.

In addition to the sessions at Howell's Mill, Rich will be preaching at Gateway Christian Church in St. Albans, WV on Sunday, Feb. 9, at 9:30 and 11:10 AM. Message title is "Dealing with Doubts in a World of Science."

Sessions & Handouts

1.  Becoming Better Shepherds in a Society of Skeptics and Wandering Sheep. (Friday night).  Handout with Answers.

  • PRIMARYAUDIENCE: Adult church leaders and family leaders.
  • How is our culture changing our church?
  • Why are young people wandering away from the church?
  • How can church and family leaders more effectively shepherd and strengthen the faith of their sheep?

2.  Bring It B4 God: Beauty, Brawn, Brain, and Business. (Saturday morning). Handout.

  • PRIMARYAUDIENCE: Middle School and High School Youth.
  • What does God want from me?
  • What is a "Christian Worldview" and why is that relevant to my life?
  • What would it mean to love God in my perception of beauty, in what I regard as "super strong," in the use of my brain, and in my choice of a career?

3.  Strategies for Defending Your Faith. (Saturday afternoon). Handout with Answers.

  • PRIMARYAUDIENCE: Upper High School and College.
  • What are the most difficult faith-challenges for young adults?
  • How can I retain and reinforce my Christian faith when others are walking away?
  • How can I effectively relay my faith to the skeptics around me?

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Dr. Richard Knopp

  • Program Director of Room For Doubt, a Christian apologetics initiative for churches, schools, camps, conferences, conventions, and campus ministries.
  • Program Director of WorldView Eyes, a program to help youth and adults understand and consistently live a Christian worldview.
  • Professor of Philosophy & Christian Apologetics and Program Director of the M.A. program in Philosophy & Apologetics at Lincoln Christian University, Lincoln, Illinois. Rich teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in worldview studies, ethics, logic, science & Christianity, philosophy of religion, and engaging contemporary mindsets.

     Rich has a B.A. in Christian Ministry, an M.A. in Philosophy, an M.Div. in Theology & Philosophy, and a Ph.D. in Philosophy. His doctoral work focused on the relationship between philosophy of science and religious truth claims. 

     He has published in various journals, contributed to four books, and given presentations for a variety of academic conferences and numerous churches and church-related conferences and conventions. His multimedia presentations have been attended by over 80,000 adults and youth in 22 states, Canada, and China.  For more biographical info, click HERE.


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