Category: Retreats

exploring the hardest problems in creation

Join Us For the 2022 Smoky Mountain Retreat!

March 4-6, 2022, Pigeon Forge, TN Join us for our seventh annual Smoky Mountain Retreat! Our creation retreats allow students and scholars to wrestle with the hardest questions in a safe and supportive space. In the quiet seclusion of the Smokies, we will think carefully about the believer’s lifelong quest to understand God and His creation.…
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January 10, 2022 0

God’s Guidance in 2021

  Here at Core Academy, we look back on 2021 with gratitude for God’s provision through yet another challenging year.  The COVID outbreak and subsequent restrictions hindered our former outreach activities, but these pressures also pushed us to new avenues of ministry and significant new achievements.  Our mission is to nurture the next generation of…
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November 16, 2021 0

Another Wonderful Smoky Mountain Retreat

  Our 2020 Creation Retreat has come and gone, but we had a great time!  Our guest this year was Henry Smith of Associates for Biblical Research.  He’s the administrative director of ABR’s ongoing dig at Shiloh, and he also co-hosts their show Digging for Truth.  He led our discussions of biblical archaeology, first by…
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March 2, 2020 0

Hard questions: Death and the Fall

In Genesis 2-3, the Bible tells the story of Adam and Eve, who were originally created for fellowship with God in the garden of Eden but who fell into sin by eating the forbidden fruit.  Church fathers like Theophilus of Antioch and Tertullian believed that this original transgression brought sin and  punishment into the world. …
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March 27, 2019 0