Generation Why?

Reasonable Faith in a Post-Christian Age

OBU Youth Apologetics Conference

Saturday, March 7, 2020

Oklahoma Baptist University

For most of the 20th century, people identified themselves according to their faith.


But then everything changed.


Join us as we take a look at what it means to be a Christian in the post-Christian age.

FEATURED SPEAKERS

Melissa Cain Travis

Houston Baptist University

Megan Almon

Life Training Institute

Tawa Anderson

Oklahoma Baptist University

BREAKOUT SPEAKERS

Director of Programs and Summit Semester

Summit Ministries

Tripp Almon

Rowena Strickland Associate Professor of New Testament
Oklahoma Baptist University

Alan Bandy

National Next Gen Evangelism Director
North American Mission Board

Shane Pruitt

Dean of the Hurley College of Science and Math
O
klahoma Baptist University

Chris Jones

Christian Illusionist

Three Thirty Ministries

Kolby King

Professor of Philosophy and Theology

and Greer-Heard Chair of Faith and Culture

New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary 

Robert Stewart

David Ross Boyd Professor of Physics

University of Oklahoma 

Michael Strauss

President

Watchman Fellowship

James Walker

8:30 a.m.


9:00–10:15 a.m.




10:20–11:10 a.m.


11:20 a.m.–12:35 p.m.



12:35–1:45 p.m.


1:45–2:35 p.m.


2:45–3:35 p.m.


3:45–5:00 p.m.

SCHEDULE

Registration 


General Session 1—Megan Almon

Equipped to Engage: How to Make a Case for Life on Hostile Turf


Breakout Session 1


General Session 2—Tawa Anderson

A Dozen (or so) Arguments for God


Lunch (off site)


Breakout Session 2


Breakout Session 3


General Session 3—Melissa Cain Travis

Cosmos By Design

BREAKOUT TRACKS


Track A: Engaging Other Religions

Breakout 1: James Walker, “The 4-Views—Key to Sharing Christ with Other Faiths”

Breakout 2: Bob Stewart, “Is Jesus 'Really' the Only Savior?”

Breakout 3: Tripp Almon, “Understanding and Engaging the Postmodern Worldview”


Track B: Applied Apologetics

Breakout 1: Shane Pruitt, “Lies Christians Believe: Believe in Yourself”

Breakout 2: Kolby King, “Illusions as a Gateway to the Gospel”

Breakout 3: Bob Stewart, “Universalism: What It Is, What It's Not, Why It's Wrong”


Track C: Sexuality & Contemporary Culture

Breakout 1: Alan Bandy, “The Bible and Homosexuality”

Breakout 2: Megan Almon, “Bioethics: An Overview”

Breakout 3: Shane Pruitt, “Lies Christians Believe: Follow Your Heart”


Track D: Biblical Apologetics

Breakout 1: Tripp Almon, “Is the Bible Reliable?”

Breakout 2: Tawa Anderson, “Seeing the Gospels Anew: Undesigned Coincidences”

Breakout 3: James Walker, “Using Scripture with Mormons”


Track E: Science & God

Breakout 1: Michael Strauss, “Why the Big Bang is a Big Benefit for Believers”

Breakout 2: Melissa Travis, “Science and the Mind of the Maker”

Breakout 3: Chris Jones, “The Christian Faith of Those Highlighted in Science Textbooks”

ADDRESS

500 W. University Street

Shawnee, OK 74804

LOCATION & PARKING

PARKING INFORMATION AND CAMPUS MAP

Parking is available at any open or visitor lot listed on the OBU Campus Map (PDF). We recommend the lot just east of the Noble Complex or the lot at the corner of Airport Drive and University Street.


Please do not park in any reserved lot. Your vehicle will be ticketed if it does not have the correct University parking sticker showing.

SAVE YOUR SPOT NOW

INDIVIDUALS

$10/person


GROUPS

$60/group (6–14 people)

$70/group (15+ people)