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Interlocked (2023)

Interlocked (2023)

May 2023 - November 2023

Dr. Dean is teaching the Interlocked series, developed by Amos and Jen Kwok, and based on Charlie Clough’s Bible Framework. Please click on the Interlocked link to access the training materials.

Additionally, the Interlocked - Children's Edition training materials have been designed for 10–12 year olds, but are also used with children as young as seven.

The Interlocked lessons developed by the Kwoks can be found in the Text: notes links below.

The Institute for Creation Research ( and and Answers in Genesis ( and have a wide range of excellent training materials for children.

Tue, Nov 28, 2023
Passage: Genesis 12
Series: Interlocked (2023)
Duration: 1 hr 2 mins 42 secs
Did God choose Abraham to be saved? Listen to this message to learn that he was already saved when God chose him for a specific role in human history. Find out that the potter’s wheel in Jeremiah refers to the nation of Israel and not to individuals. Understand the conflict between the kingdom of man based on man’s works and the kingdom of God based on His grace.
Tue, Nov 21, 2023
Passage: Genesis 12
Series: Interlocked (2023)
Duration: 1 hr 12 mins 1 sec
How did God reach out to the human race after the tower of Babel? Listen to this message to learn that God chose Abraham to be the patriarch of a new nation that would be responsible for blessing the whole world. Find out about the eternal covenant God gave to Abraham and the three eternal promises it contained. Realize that God is always working out His plans for human history.
Tue, Nov 14, 2023
Series: Interlocked (2023)
Duration: 1 hr 12 mins 31 secs
Where can we find answers to vital issues confronting us today? Listen to this lesson to learn about seven current controversies and where to find their origins and solutions in the Word of God. Hear a brief quiz concerning these issues and what aspect of God’s revelation is relevant for each. See how all are related to the Fall and the corruption that followed mankind’s fall. Understand that you have a choice to make when confronted with these problems. Either try to solve them from human thinking or turn to God’s Word for answers.
Tue, Nov 07, 2023
Passage: Genesis 1-11
Series: Interlocked (2023)
Duration: 1 hr 21 mins 59 secs

The Bible teaches that we are all one race. So where does racism come from? Listen to this message to hear about a time when God intervened in human history and scattered the people of the earth by confusing their language. Find out that Nimrod was a mighty world leader who rebelled against God and led the people in building the Tower of Babel. See that racism came from the sin natures of people who made derogatory comments about people who differed from themselves. Learn that God’s desire is for all people to seek Him and our mission, as believers, is to reach everyone with the gospel.

Make sure you also check out the additional slides regarding Apeman and that the Chinese probably came from Ham. That information is available in the Text: notes link below.

During this Bible class Dr. Dean recommended the following website articles:

Genesis According to the Miao People

The Discovery of Genesis by C H Kang and Ethel R Nelson

Genesis and the Mystery Confucius Couldn't Solve by Ethel R Nelson and Richard E Broadberry

Tue, Oct 31, 2023
Passage: Genesis 9-10
Series: Interlocked (2023)
Duration: 1 hr 3 mins 18 secs
The worldwide Flood ended. The waters receded and eight people came off the Ark with the advanced knowledge of the pre-Flood generations. Hear how this knowledge included astronomy, map making, math, engineering skills, metallurgy, and many others. See how these skills were gradually lost as lifespans shortened and people were scattered into language groups. Marvel at the accomplishments of ancient peoples and understand that God is the sovereign of creation and He will always sustain everything.

In this class Dr. Dean mentioned that mammoths were found frozen in Siberia and their meat was served in explorer clubs around the world. That was believed, but is not accurate.

Study Proves The Explorers Club Didn't Really Eat Mammoth at 1050s New York Dinner

Explorers Club Did Not Have Mammoth on the Menu--It Was Sea Turtle

Tue, Oct 10, 2023
Passage: Genesis 9
Series: Interlocked (2023)
Duration: 1 hr 10 mins 48 secs

Is the death penalty morally right? Listen to this message to learn that capital punishment is mandated by God and is necessary to provide safety for people. Understand that it was delegated by God to humans in government after Noah’s flood. Learn if people can eat meat or if vegetarianism is necessary. See that the Divine Institutions of personal responsibility, marriage, and family are still part of God’s plan for humans.

Links to the articles that Dr. Dean mentioned during this class are as follows:

When The Thames Froze Over: The ‘Little Ice Age’ Thames Frost Fairs

Science proves kids are bad for Earth. Morality suggests we stop having them.

The French nationals going 'childfree' to save the planet

Why this professor's climate-crisis solution is rankling Twitter: 'The worst thing you can do is have a child'

Climate Changes Endanger World's Food Output

Tue, Sep 26, 2023
Passage: Genesis 9:9-10
Series: Interlocked (2023)
Duration: 1 hr 12 mins 50 secs
Imagine being one of the eight people alive after Noah’s Flood. Listen to this message to learn what happened after they came off the ark. Hear about a contract God made with them and who the parties are to the contract. Find out the unconditional promise God made and the sign of that promise. Hear a discussion of naturalism versus supernaturalism.

The name of the video series Dr. Dean mentioned is "Resisting the Green Dragon" – with David Barton

Tue, Sep 19, 2023
Passage: Genesis 6-9
Series: Interlocked (2023)
Duration: 1 hr 14 mins 45 secs

Was Noah a real person and was there a worldwide flood? Listen to this lesson to hear historical and scientific evidence that supports this biblical event. Hear a number of questions that would need to be answered if the flood was only local. Understand that there is no verifiable scientific evidence for claiming the world is older than the Bible says it is.

Click to find more information on the Route 60: The Biblical Highway movie. There are showings in the Houston area Sept. 20-21.

Tue, Sep 12, 2023
Passage: Genesis 6-9
Series: Interlocked (2023)
Duration: 1 hr 10 mins 42 secs

Is the Bible story of Noah’s Ark just a simple story of animals and an ark to you? If so, listen to this lesson to learn of its cataclysmic effects on the earth and five lessons we need to learn from it that are still in effect today. Understand the dynamics of the Flood, especially in the areas of judgment and salvation. Hear evidence for a worldwide flood from all ancient tribes and peoples.

During this lesson Dr. Dean recommended that you view the information on these two websites:
Answers in Genesis - Lots of great information on Noah's Ark and
Science CONFIRMS Noah’s Ark and the Flood! from Answers in Genesis.

Tue, Sep 05, 2023
Passage: Genesis 6-7
Series: Interlocked (2023)
Duration: 1 hr 10 mins 39 secs

Do you wonder why there is so much suffering and chaos in the world? Listen to this message to hear the amazing truth about the unseen world surrounding us. Hear how one angel, Satan, rebelled against God and caused a revolution in Heaven. See how this was brought to earth when Adam and Eve sinned. Find out that Satan was judged, but his sentence has not been carried out. See the reason for Noah’s Flood.

During this message Dr. Dean recommends viewing a couple of Noah's Flood videos:

Short version: Noah's Flood and Catastrophic Plate Tectonics by Genesis Apologetics

Longer version: What Noah’s Ark & The Flood Were Really Like by Answers in Genesis