Learn to answer the tough questions from some of the leading Christian thinkers of our day.
Join us as Justin Brierley, William Lane Craig, Os Guinness, Craig Hazen, Ruth Jackson, Jeff Zweerink and Clay Jones tackle some of today's most commonly asked questions. Questions like: Why does God allow evil? Is there evidence for the resurrection? Does God Exist? Are the Scriptures reliable? We hope you'll join us as we explore why we believe what we believe as Christians.
July 12, 2014 — 9:30 AM to 5:30 PM
Methodist Central Hall
Westminster, London, SW1H 9NH
Standard Ticket — £35
Student Ticket — £25 (with valid ID)
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Host of the popular UK discussion show and podcast Unbelievable? on Premier Christian Radio, writer for Christianity magazine
World Renowned Apologist and Research Professor of Philosophy at Talbot School of Theology, Biola University
Internationally recognised author and social critic, founder of the Trinity Forum and frequent speaker on Christianity and culture
Founder and Director of M.A. Program in Christian Apologetics and Director of M.A. Program in Science and Religion at Biola University
Works for the Oxford Centre for Christian Apologetics, with a background in youth work and music
Author, speaker and research scholar for Reasons To Believe with a Ph.D. in Astrophysics
Associate Professor of Christian Apologetics at Biola University
Tanya Walker is an itinerant speaker for RZIM and a lecturer for the Oxford Centre for Christian Apologetics. She has a PhD in Politics and speaks internationally as a Christian apologist.
David Robertson is the director of the Solas Centre for Public Christianity and a popular speaker, broadcaster and debater. He is the author of The Dawkins Letters and minister of St Peter’s Free Church, Dundee.
|8:45 AM||Doors open|
|10:00 AM||Welcome – Justin Brierley|
|10:10 AM||Opening Address “Can we change the world? Or is that only a cliché?” Os Guinness|
|10:30 AM||Seminars A|
|11:30 AM||Coffee Break & resource stalls|
|12:10 PM||Seminars B|
|1:10 PM||Lunch Break & resource stalls|
|2:10 PM||Welcome Back – Justin Brierley|
|2:30 PM||Seminars C|
|3:30 PM||Coffee Break & resource stalls|
|4:10 PM||Re-gathering – Justin Brierley|
|4:30 PM||Speaker panel discussion with audience Q&A|
Seminar Themes (Q&A session at the end of each seminar)
|Reasonable Faith||Jesus & the Gospel||The Big Question||Reaching Others|
Seminars A - 10:30am
|William Lane Craig Is there evidence for God? Key arguments for a reasonable faith.||Craig Hazen How do we know the tomb was empty? Presenting evidence for the resurrection.||Jeff Zweerink Has science disproved the Bible? Bringing science and scripture together.||Ruth Jackson How do I engage with young people? Engaging with tough questions about faith.|
Seminars B - 12:10pm
|Os Guinness Is it Fool's Talk? Recovering the art of persuading those who are closed.||David Robertson Is Jesus still relevant today? Why Christ matters.||Clay Jones Why God allows evil: where is He when disaster strikes? Facing the problem of suffering.||Tanya Walker How do I engage with Muslims? Keys to fruitful dialogue.|
Seminars C - 2:30pm
|William Lane Craig, Craig Hazen & Jeff Zweerink. Is atheism winning the battle for science? Hawking, Dawkins and the rise of scientism.||Tanya Walker Is there truth in a postmodern world? a fresh look at the power of the Gospel.||Clay Jones What do we do with the Old Testament? Thinking through warfare, slavery and OT morality.||David Robertson How do I engage with atheists? Lessongs from the front line.|
Biola Alumni, Parents and Students are invited to join Biola University President Barry H. Corey, along with conference speakers Craig Hazen and Clay Jones, for church service and lunch the following day!
July 13, 2014, 9:30 AM
All Souls Langham Place
2 All Souls Place
London, W1B 3DA
Lunch immediately following at:
4-5 Langham Place
London, W1B 3DG
Lunch is complimentary, but reservations are required.
Register Now for this special event.
Westminster station is served by the Jubilee, District and Circle lines. St. James’s Park station is served by the District and Circle lines. Both are no more than 5 minutes walk from Methodist Central Hall.
Westminster Station has lifts from all platforms to the ticket hall and step free access at Exit No. 4. Please note: there is no step free access from St. James's Park Station.