The Academy of Lifelong Learning at Shell Point welcomes Dr. Andrew Hawkins, Senior Pastor of The Village Church, as he shares “What’s So Special About the Bible?” Dr. Hawkins’ presentation is scheduled on Monday, Oct. 6 from 10 to 11:30 a.m. in the Grand Cypress Room of The Woodlands at Shell Point Retirement Community.
In this presentation, Dr. Hawkins will provide an overview of the classical case for the Bible as the inspired Word of God. Issues that affect the evaluation of any documents of antiquity will be explored, such as the internal and external evidences, various approaches to criticism, and the views of Christ regarding the Old Testament. A question-answer period will follow.
This course is free, but space is limited and registration is required by calling (239) 489-8472.
The Academy of Lifelong Learning at Shell Point is an educational initiative for the residents of the retirement community. The Academy provides approximately 80 classes each semester that encompass a well-rounded curriculum of educational opportunities for senior adults. The Academy of Lifelong Learning at Shell Point was named as one of 2008’s most innovative active aging programs by the International Council on Active Aging (ICAA), an association that supports professionals who develop wellness/fitness facilities and services for age 50-plus adults.
Shell Point Retirement Community is a not-for-profit continuing care retirement community located in Fort Myers just off Summerlin Road and McGregor Boulevard, two miles before the Sanibel causeway. A nationally recognized leader in the retirement industry, the community offers retirement living in a resort-style environment with an 18-hole championship golf course that is open to the public, deep water boating access, and recreational and fitness facilities. To learn more about Shell Point, visit us at www.shellpoint.org or call 1-800-780-1131.
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