BIBLE INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE!

SCHOOL OF THEOLOGY AND APOLOGETICS

INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE

19th and 20th October, 2022

 

THEME: “THE BIBLE” (KO E TOHITAPU)

SUB-THEME: “WINNING THE MIND WITHOUT LOSING THE HEART”

 

Topics:

1. The sufficiency of the Bible

‘Oku fe’unga ‘anoa (kakato) pe ‘a e Tohitapu

 

2. All scripture is God-breathed

Ko e Potu Folofola kotoa pe kuo fakamanava’i ‘e he ‘Otua.

 

3. The inerrancy of Scripture

Ko e Folofola ‘oku ‘ikai ha fehalaaki ‘i ai./ ‘Oku ‘ikai ha fehalaaki ‘i he Folofola.

 

4. The war on God’s Word (Reference to the necessity of the Reformation)

Ko e tau (fakakikihi) ‘i he Folofola ‘a e ‘Otua (Felave’i eni mo e fiema’u ki he Fakalelei Lotu 'o e Senituli 16 (Reformation- na’e kamata'i ‘e Martin Luther).

 

5. The ongoing war on God’s Word (Reference to postmodernism)

Ko e hokohoko atu ‘o e tau (fakakikihi) ‘i he taimi lolotonga fekau’aki mo e Folofola ‘a e ‘Otua (Felave’i eni mo e tui fakafilosofia fakaonopooni ‘oku ui ko e:

“Post-modernism” ‘oku ne pehe: “’Oku ‘ikai ha to e mo’oni ia ‘oku tu’uma’u pe ta’e liliu. Ko e ha pe ho’o ongo’i ‘oku tonu kia koe pea ko ho’o mo’oni ia. Ko e ha pe ‘eku ongo’i ‘oku tonu kia au, pea ko ‘eku mo’oni/totonu ia – post modernism – ko ‘etau ongo’i (feelings & emotions)‘oku mahu’inga ‘o ikai ko e fakakaukau (thoughts/ideas) pe ko e ‘uhinga (reasons). Taki taha fa’u pe ‘ene mo’oni/totonu ‘o fakatatau ki he ‘ene ongo’i.

Pea ko ho’o mo’oni/totonu ‘e lava pe ia ke hala ia kiate au. Pea ko ‘eku mo’oni/totonu ‘a’aku ‘e lava pe ia ke hala ia kiate ko e. Takitaha fa’iteliha pe fakafo’i tuitui ki he fa’u ‘ene mo’oni/totonu ‘o fakatatau ki he ‘ene takitaha ongo’i.

 

6. Preach God’s Word

Malanga’i/ Talaki ‘a e Folofola ‘a e ‘Otua.

 

7. Sola Scriptura

Sola /Solum – Lea fakaLatina ki he TAHA (Sole).

Scriptura – Lea fakaLatina ki he “what is written”/”Ko e ha ( Ko ia) kuo tohi.”

Sola Scriptura: Ko e Tohitapu pe 'e TAHA 'a e Mafai Pule ki he Kalisitiane (siasi).

 

8. Value of the Bible

Ko e mahu’inga ‘o e Tohitapu.

 

9. Defending the Bible

Ko hono taukapo’i / malu’i ‘o e Tohitapu.

 

10. Did God say?: Legalism vs Antinomianism

Na’e Folofola ‘a e ‘Otua?: Fakamatala ange ki he faikehekehe ‘o e ongo tui ko ‘eni ‘e ua:

i).Legalism:- Ko e tui ko e tauhi ‘a e lao mo e ngaue lelei ‘e ma’u ai hoto fakamo’ui/ ‘a e mo’ui ta’engata.

ii). Antinomianism:-Ko e tui 'oku fakata'e'aonga'i 'e he Kelesi 'a e Lao 'a e 'Otua.

 

11. The Authority of the Bible

Ko e Mafai ‘o e Tohitapu

 

12. What is your Authority?

Ko e ha ho’o Mafai Pule?

 

13. Your Authority is Holy Word or Hollywood

Ko ho’o Mafai Pule ko e Folofola ‘a e ‘Otua pe ko Holiuti.

 

14. Knowing/Understanding the Mind of GOD

Ko e ‘ilo’i / mahino’i ‘o e fakakaukau/ finangalo ‘o e ‘Otua.

 

15. Is the Bible Reliable?

‘Oku ala falala’anga ‘a e Tohitapu?

 

16. Why Trust the Bible?

Ko e ha e ‘uhinga ke tau falala ai ki he Tohitapu?

 

17. The Bible is the Word of GOD

Ko e Tohitapu ko e Folofola ia ‘a e ‘Otua.

 

Ko kinautolu ‘e fiekau mai ki he Konifelenisi:

1. Te ke lava pe ‘o fa’u ha’o Paper peesi ‘e 6 ki he 7 pea submit mai ki he email ‘oku ha ‘i lalo.

2. Te ke lava ‘o fa’u ha’o Paper peesi ‘e 6 ki he 7 pea ke submit mai ki he email ‘i lalo pea ke to e Oral Presentation ‘i he ongo ‘aho ‘oku fakahoko ai ‘a e Konifelenisi.

3. Ko ho’o Pepa te ke lava pe ‘o fili mei he ngaahi TOPICS ‘oku ha atu ‘i ‘olunga, pe ko ho’o fili pe ‘e koe ha’o Topic kae felave’i mo e THEME ‘o e Konifelenisi (The BIBLE).

4. Te ke lava pe ‘o fa’u ho’o Paper ‘i he Lea fakaTonga pe fakaPilitania.

5. 'Oku 'ataa kia nautolu 'i Tonga mo kinautolu 'oku 'i Tu'apule'anga he kuopau pe ke Online (ZOOM) 'a e Konifelenisi ke lava 'o mamata kiai 'a e Tonga kotoa 'i mamani 'o kapau te ke fiekau mai.

6. 'E fiema'u ke 'osi mai ho'omou Paper Presentation ki he 'aho 7 'o 'Okatopa.

 

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Malo mo e Lotu

SCHOOL OF THEOLOGY & APOLOGETICS (SOTA)