• From Personal Spirituality to Worldview by

    The New Age movement focused on the individual’s spirituality, but over time certain individuals sought to develop their experiences into a worldview for everyone. This worldview rejects both Christianity and atheism, but rather than presenting a novel alternative, it …

  • Carl Jung’s Alternative Spirituality by

    In the last lecture, we saw the growth and decline of secular humanism. This ideology had a powerful effect on religion in the West, but the spiritual void that it left was quickly filled by a new spirituality. In this …

  • Articulating a Biblical Worldview by

    In the previous lesson, we looked at ways in which Christians should not react to the hostility of modern culture. In this lesson, we will see what Christians should do. They must first understand the opposition’s worldview (a major …

  • Living in Holiness by

    When surrounded by a culture that indulges itself in much sexual perversion, how should Christians respond? In his letter to the Romans, the Apostle Paul addresses a context similar to the one believers face today. He argued that Christians must …

  • Paganism in the Spotlight by

    The 1960s saw what some have called a pagan revival, and what others have described as a cataclysmic change. It was a period in which the influence of Christianity waned and alternative spiritualities filled the void. Many modern spiritual movements …

  • The Rise & Fall of Secular Humanism by

    We live in a society that has seen tremendous development in science and technology. This development has been intimately tied to an ideology called secular humanism, which views human reason as the ultimate authority and rejects the supernatural. Modern culture …

  • Explaining Modern Culture by

    During the 1960s, the United States underwent a paradigm shift in religion. A oncedominant Christian worldview was supplanted by a New Age spirituality that was anything but new. It was, rather, a rearticulation of ancient paganism. This pagan belief system …

  • Where is Society Headed? by

    With society’s acceptance and adoption of a pagan worldview, one may ask where society is headed. It is becoming increasingly hostile to the Christian worldview, which clearly distinguishes between Creator and creation. It seeks to eliminate this distinction in …

  • Thinking with a Discerning Mind by

    Unbelieving thought is based on a worldview that is completely antithetical to the Christian faith. The previous lessons have sought to articulate some of the core beliefs of this pagan worldview, and this lecture aims to look specifically at pagan …

  • Paganism in the Shadows by

    The multitude of religions that we encounter in modern culture may seem novel, but they are simply the latest manifestations of the ancient pagan traditions that have been known throughout human history. In this lecture, Dr. Jones surveys numerous religions …

  • Unbiblical Responses by

    In light of the cataclysmic cultural changes that have occurred during the recent past, Christians have responded in a number of ways. While some have sought to separate themselves completely from culture, others have attempted to make the Christian faith …

  • Pagan Sexuality by

    Together with the radical spiritual changes that took place in the 1960s, there was a sexual revolution. Christian notions of sexuality were jettisoned in favor of pagan ideals that sought to eliminate gender distinctions and any idea of right or …

  • A Gnostic Gospel by

    Americans are incurably “spiritual,” but this spirituality expresses itself in ways that are incompatible with biblical Christianity. It expresses itself in ways that are essentially Gnostic. The American church has not been immune to the influence of this American Gnosticism …

  • Questions & Answers #2 by , ,

    Michael Horton, Peter Jones, and R.C. Sproul answer questions about the church.

    Video Outline:

    00:00-01:47  Can you explain the etymological origin of the term sixburgh 01:47-06:52  I come from an Arminian background and have now …