Bobby Conway is the founder of the YouTube sensation, The One Minute Apologist—a video ministry that provides credible answers to curious questions. He’s also the founding lead pastor of Life Fellowship Church near Charlotte, NC. Bobby earned his Masters of Theology from Dallas Theological Seminary and he has a Doctorate of Ministry in apologetics from Southern Evangelical Seminary. He’s working on a PhD in moral philosophy at the prestigious University of Birmingham in England. He's the author of Hell, Rob Bell and What Happens When People Die and The Fifth Gospel. Bobby and his wife Heather speak nationally for Family Life's Weekend To Remember marriage conferences and together they have two children: Haley and Dawson.
Brett Kunkle is passionate about seeing students and adults “transformed by the renewing of their minds.” A dynamic communicator, Brett speaks to thousands of students and adults at churches, conferences, and college campuses across the country. He has worked with such groups as Summit Ministries, Campus Crusade for Christ, InterVarsity, Saddleback Church, and Biola University. Brett has participated in debates and public forums on secular university campuses, and he is a regular speaker at the Evangelical Philosophical Society’s annual apologetics conference. In addition, Brett was a contributor to the Apologetics Study Bible for Students, has a chapter on truth in Apologetics for a New Generation, and wrote the Ambassador’s Guide to Mormonism. He has been interviewed on radio and television, and has been a guest host for Stand to Reason's weekly radio show.
Ted is the Executive Director of CrossExamined.org. He specializes in archaeology and the Bible, apologetics, paleontology, geology and philosophy. Ted speaks around the world with the eye-opening presentation, Digging for the Truth: The Bible and Archaeology.
Both a debater and a speaker, Dr. Howe has taught philosophy at numerous universities. He is also a writer for the Christian Research Journal, contributed to apologetics books, and lectured in Philosophy and Christian Apologetics around the world.
The mission of TEAM is to address today's intellectual as well as spiritual skepticism with the claims of Christ. Their focus is to impact the academic arena, the Christian church, and the culture at large. TEAM advocates, encourages, and teaches a faith compatible with reason and desires to shape within the whole body of Christ a distinctive Christan worldview based in apologetics.
J. Warner Wallace was an atheist for 35 years. He was passionate in his oppostition to Christianity, and he enjoyed debating his Christian friends. In debating his friends, J. Warner seldom found them prepared to defend what they believed. He became a Police Officer and eventually advanced to Detective. Along the way, he developed a healthy respect for the role of evidence in discerning truth, and his profession gave him ample opportunity to press into practice what he had learned about the nature and power of evidence.
Dr. Richard Land is president of Southern Evangelical Seminary, a non-denominational seminary based in Charlotte, NC which offers first-rate educational programs in evangelism and classic apologetics. In addition to his presidency, Dr. Land also teaches courses at the Seminary. Prior to becoming president of Southern Evangelical Seminary, Dr. Land served for twenty five years as the president of The Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission, the Southern Baptist Convention's official entity assigned to address social, moral, and ethical concerns, with particular attention to their impact on American families and their faith. Dr. Land served as The Criswell College's Vice-President for Academic Affairs from 1980 to 1988. He had taught as Professor of Theology and Church History at that institution since 1975.
“Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your MIND.” Matthew 22:37
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