Resources for the six steps are below - Enjoy!
This is Step 1 in navigating the Worldview Maze. Surprisingly, not many people today believe in the concept of absolute truth. The fact of the matter is, though, that absolute truth is real and denying it is just not logical. So what is truth, why is it so important, and what are the main objections to the concept of absolute truth?
Does ignoring truth and reality come with any consequences? A lot of people don't believe truth matters at all, but when you really examine the facts, no one lives out that mindset. Further, ignoring truth can come with some pretty severe consequences. This being the case, why think things are any different in the spiritual world? And if truth does matter in the spiritual world, then it's critical we understand how to find it. Learn the steps that lead to ultimate spiritual truth in the materials that follow.
This is Step 2 in navigating the Worldview Maze. Some say that faith in God goes beyond reason and that religion in general is just a matter of opinion and taste. Is this really the case or has a false fact/value dichotomy been made between matters of reason and religion? This message will explore why people believe the things that they do and how reason and logic plays an integral role in the evaluation of all the various truth claims that exist in the worldview maze. Indeed, without reason and logic, the only end result is confusion and a false sense of security.
This is the first part of Step 3 in navigating the Worldview Maze. Is it really possible to state an extremely sound argument for the existence of God in 30 seconds or less? Although great minds have wrestled with the question of God's existence for thousands of years, it's really not that hard to give a concrete argument that says a supernatural Creator is the best answer for why we and the universe exist. Note the question of what kind of God is not addressed, but rather the question of if God is the best explaination for why we have something rather than nothing at all.
This is Step 4 in navigating the Worldview Maze. What kind of God exists? That's the next major question you need to answer once you have reached the conclusion that a Higher Power created all that is known. But is this Being the God of the Bible, the god of Islam, Judaism, or none of the above? And is there more than one - if so, how many? These are all good questions to ask, but getting to the bottom of each one can be challenging. Fortunately, there is a way to systematically work through each question and arrive at a conclusion as to who God is.
Does it really matter what you believe about Jesus? Is it OK to think He's just a good moral teacher, a created being, or just an important prophet of God? Are there any consequences for putting one's faith (no matter how sincere that faith is) in a fake Christ? Using the logical law of identity, it can be shown that just as someone can incur bad outcomes in the physical world when the law of identity is ignored, the same thing can happen in the spiritual world. In other words, the real identity of Jesus matters - and it matters a lot.
This is Step 5 in navigating the Worldview Maze. Was Jesus just a good moral man, a prophet sent from God, or was/is He God Himself? Many say Jesus never claimed to be God, but an examination of the New Testament - what Jesus said about Himself, the proof He offered via miracles and His resurrection, and the testimony of those who knew Him best - tells a different story.
The Jehovah's Witnesses talk a lot about Jesus - but is he the real Christ of the Bible or is he "another Jesus" like the one Paul warns about in 1 Corinthians? Just how does the Jesus of the Scriptures stack up to the Christ of the Watchtower, and why is it important to know the truth?
This is Step 6 in navigating the Worldview Maze. Is God a distant and uncaring Deity - one that just threw the universe and world into existence and never once bothers to interact with all that He created? Or does God truly care about those He created? Has He truly gifted His creation with meaning and purpose? What about the problem of evil that exists on earth - if God cares, then why is evil allowed to exist? Finally, what is the ultimate destiny of man, the world, and the universe?