2021 Conference Lineup

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CONFERENCE SCHEDULE

FRIDAY
6:00pm Welcome, Conference Overview and the Ambassadors Forum Story
6:25pm Session 1: Elizabeth Urbanowicz - "Raising Children To Think Critically About the Christian Worldview"
7:05pm Session 2: Dr. Sean McDowell - "True For You, But Not True For Me"
8:00pm End of Day 1
 
SATURDAY
 9:00am Welcome
9:10am Session 3: Roy Swart - "What Apologists Can Learn From Science: A Case Study From a High Tech Scientist"
10:00am Session 4: Elizabeth Urbanowicz - "Equipping Our Kids to Discern and Follow Truth"
10:45am Session 5: Neil Shenvi - "The Gospel as Apologetic"
11:35am Lunch Break
12:00pm Breakout Session 1; choose from:
- Roy Swart, "The War Between Science and the Bible"
- Sean McDowell, "What Skeptics Wish Christians Knew/Behaved"
- Elizabeth Urbanowicz, "Apologetics for Kids"
- KathyGrace Duncan, "Who Are You Really?"
- Adrian Toader , "Mormonism: A Game Plan for Talking with Latter Day Saints"
1:00pm Breakout Session 2; choose from:
- Neil Shenvi, "Christianity and Critical Race Theory"
- Sean McDowell, "Passing Your Faith to the Next Generation"
- Don Loper, "Race"
- Anne Paulk, "Speaking of LGBTQ without Forsaking Biblical Truth"
- Andy Frye, "Veritas: Truth in a Postmodern Age"
2:00pm Breakout Session 3; choose from:
- Neil Shenvi, "Does Christianity Promote or Prevent Justice?"
- Charles Jackson, "QAnon and Other False Worldviews"
- Stephen Williams, "What's a Worldview and Why Should I Care?"
- Brian Overholt, "Critical Theory: Where Did It Come From?"
 - Youth Session
3:00pm Session 6: Dr. Sean McDowell - "Eternal Life - The Deepest Yearning of the Human Heart"
4:00pm Plenary Speaker Questions & Answers
5:00pm End of Day 2

 

PLENARY SPEAKERS

Dr. Sean McDowell is an Associate Professor in the Christian Apologetics program at Talbot School of Theology at Biola University. Sean has a passion for equipping the Church, and in particular young people, to make the case for the Christian faith through hard evidence, humor and logical support through a Biblical worldview. https://seanmcdowell.org/

 

Neil Shenvi has devoted countless hours to research and writing on critical theory from a Christian worldview perspective. He has published at The Gospel Coalition, ThemeliosEikon, and the Journal of Christian Legal Thought and has been interviewed by Allie Beth Stuckey, Summer Jaeger, Greg Koukl, Frank Turek, Alisa Childers, and Mike Winger. Neil holds a Ph.D. in Theoretical Chemistry from UC Berkeley and an A.B. in Chemistry from Princeton. https://shenviapologetics.com/

Elizabeth Urbanowicz spent the first decade of her professional career teaching elementary students at a Christian school. Today, Elizabeth now works full-time on developing Christian worldview and apologetics resources for children – hoping to best prepare the next generation to be lifelong critical thinkers and lifelong disciples of Jesus. Elizabeth holds a B.S. in Elementary Education from Gordon College, an M.S.Ed. in Education from Northern Illinois University, and an M.A. in Christian Apologetics from Biola University. https://foundationworldview.com/

With a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from MIT, Roy’s day job is working in the Semiconductor Industry, but his passion is Jesus! Roy is all about relentless examination of the Christian faith and challenging it with questions and sourcing the answers. Roy leads the Ambassadors Forum and hosts its radio show every Saturday from 9:30 to 10:00am PST on 800am KPDQ. https://theambassadorsforum.com/radio/