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Women in Apologetics Conference

Find Your Voice

Cost and Admission

This is a paid event.

$45.00Early Bird Ticket
(Available until December 15th)
$55.00Standard Ticket
$80.00Married Couple

Join Biola's Christian Apologetics department and Women in Apologetics for the 3rd Annual Women in Apologetics Conference on January 24 & 25 at Biola University! Women in Apologetics exists to encourage, equip, and educate women in Christian apologetics, so in order to continue this mission, this year's conference theme is "Find Your Voice!" Our goal is to help you find your voice to address the issues, doubts, and questions that we all encounter from our family, friends, colleagues, and culture as a whole. Join us for an exciting two-day conference featuring keynote speakers Jo Vitale (RZIM), Alycia Wood (RZIM), Jean E Jones (co-author of the Discovering the Bible series), and Hillary Morgan Ferrer (Mama Bear Apologetics). We will have also 12 engaging breakout sessions and Christian music artist, Aryn Michelle, leading us in worship. We hope to see you there!


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Friday, January 24

6 p.m. Doors Open
6:30 p.m. Event Begins
6:45 p.m. Worship with Aryn Michelle
7:15 p.m. Hillary Ferrer — How We Lost Our Voice and How To Find It Again
8 p.m. Break
8:15 p.m. Jo Vitale — We Preach Christ Crucified
9:10 p.m. Event Ends

Saturday, January 25

8:30 a.m. Doors Open
9 a.m. Event Begins
9:20 a.m. Worship with Aryn Michelle
9:45 a.m. Alycia Wood – #itscomplicated: Sexuality, Gender and Me
10:30 a.m. Break
10:45 a.m. Breakout Sessions A
  • Natasha Crain — Finding Your Voice as a Christian Parent (When the World Wants to Drown You Out)
  • Laurie Stewart — Women's Rights: A Christian Lawyer Former-Feminist Perspective
  • Lindsey Medenwaldt — Are All Worldviews the Same?: Defending the God of the Bible in a World of Competing Ideas
  • Rachel Shockey — The Intersection of Apologetics and the Arts: The Power of the Arts to Convey Truth and Change Lives
11:30 a.m. Lunch Break
12:45 p.m. Breakout Sessions B
  • Krista Bontrager & Monique Duson — The Great Awakening: Understanding Critical Race Theory as a Worldview
  • Elizabeth Urbanowicz – Indoctrination or Intelligent Faith? Raising Children Who Think Critically About the Christian Worldview
  • Victoria Harris — Bowing to the Truth: In Reality and the Heart
  • Hillary Short — Conversational Apologetics
1:30 pm. Break
1:45 p.m. Breakout Sessions C
  • AJ Roberts — Beyond Conflict: Relating Science and Christian Faith
  • Nicole Howe — Finding Your Voice in the Abortion Debate: A Holistic Approach to a Divisive Topic
  • Jane Pantig — Apologetics and the Next Generation: Reaching Gen Z
  • Lori Morrow — Can We Trust the Bible?
2:30 p.m. Break
2:50 p.m. Jean E. Jones — Finding Your Voice Amid Evil and Suffering
3:35 p.m. Break
4 p.m. Speaker Q&A
5 p.m. Event ends

If you have children in grades 3–6, we would also like to invite them to WIA Kids on Saturday. January 25th! This is a fantastic day of apologetics training for kids where they will dive into the question of how did life begin? Learn more today!