Stand Firm Apologetics Conference

The Conference will be held on March 20 (6:30pm-9:00pm) - March 21 (8:30 am-4:00pm) in the Riley Center at Southwestern Seminary.

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KeyNote Speaker

Breakout Speakers
Breakout Tracks
  1. Faith and Science
  2. Natural Theology
  3. Cultural Engagement

Early Bird (until March 6, 2015): $25/$15 for students
Preregistration: $30/$20 for students
At the door: $35/25 for students
*Lunch is included in the cost




3:00-4:30 Preconference Colloquium: William Abraham “John Wesley and the Rationality of Christian Belief”
5:30-6:30  (Conference Registration)
6:30-6:45 Introduction and Worship
6:45-8:00  Plenary 1:  J. Warner Wallace: “The Cold Case Reliability of the Gospels”
8:00-8:15 (break)
8:15-9:15 Breakout 1

Natural Theology: William Abraham “How to Cheat Intellectually as an Atheist”

Faith and Science: Paul Gould “God, Atheism, and the Universe: Can you really get something from nothing?”

Cultural Engagement : Evan Lenow “The State of the Family: The Cultural & Economic Impact of the Biblical Model”
8:15-8:30 Worship
8:30-9:45 Plenary 2: J. Warner Wallace: “The Cold Case Difference Between Artifacts & Evidence” 
9:45-10:00 (break)
10:00-11:00 Breakout 2

Natural Theology: Travis Dickinson “Our God is great: gaps, great making properties and God not god”

Faith and Science: Allen Hainline “How the Foundations of Science Point to a Creator”

Cultural Engagement : Barry Creamer “Bridging the Existentialist Divide: How we got here and what to do about it”
11:00-11:15 (break)
11:15-12:15 Breakout 3

Natural Theology: Keith Loftin “Moral Evidence for God”

Faith and Science: Mike Keas “Science & Christianity: Friends or Foes? Weighing the Historical Evidence”

Cultural Engagement: Dave Sterrett: “Pro-Life Apologetics: Answering the Tough Questions about Abortion”
1:30-1:45 SWBTS
1:45-3:00 Plenary 3: J. Warner Wallace: “The Cold Case Resurrection of Jesus”
3:00-4:00 Panel Discussion (Wallace, Dickinson, Loftin, Gould, Keas)


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