Sneak Peek at 2020 Conference Schedule

April 25th, 2020 will be here soon and we can’t wait to see you at our National Conference in Greenville, SC! Here’s a look at the main speakers, breakout sessions, and bridge talks this year (full schedule will be finalized soon).

Main Speakers:

Rico Tice- Minister of Evangelism at All Souls Church, Langham Place; chief developer of Christianity Explored.

Being a Compelling Christian Witnesses in a Secular Society: What We Can Learn Today from Paul’s Approach at Corinth.

Randy Newman- Senior Fellow for Evangelism and Apologetics at the C.S. Lewis Institute.

Unlikely Converts: What they Teach Us About Building Bridges to the Gospel

Bridge Talks:

These are like modified TED Talks. There will be four Bridge Talk options, each with two speakers and a short Q&A.

  • Building Bridges Through Prayer
    • Engaging God Before Engaging the Lost – Sheila Alewine
    • Praying for Work Associates – Billy King
  • Finding Ways to Build Bridges
    • Why Pre-Evangelism Is Needed Today More Than Ever – Randy Newman
    • Reaching Cultural Christians Who See No Need – Kevin Allen
  • Building Bridges to the Gospel…C.S. Lewis Style
    • What We Learn from Lewis’ Conversion to Jesus Christ – Bill Smith
    • Lewis’ Theology of Desire: Desiring God Himself – Matt Miller
  • Building Bridges in Different Relational Settings
    • How I Reach People On My Street – Rico Tice
    • How I Share the Gospel at Work Without Getting Fired – Louis Joseph

Panel Discussion:

Christianity Explored leaders and speakers Rico Tice, Alan Avera, Randy Newman, and Ian Roberts will discuss your questions on evangelism, discipleship, faith in modern culture, and more.

Breakout Sessions:

There will be two breakout sessions. You will choose one of four talks to attend in each session.

Breakout Session 1:

  • Connecting Your Work to God’s Work – Joe Patrick
  • Creating an Evangelistic Youth Retreat – Dave Wright
  • Letting the Gospel Tell the Gospel: Why the Gospel of Mark? – Donny Mathis
  • How Evangelism, Apologetics, and Discipleship Should Work Together – Seth Nelson

Breakout Session 2:

  • Equipping Christ-followers to Reach a City One Neighborhood at a Time – Todd Alewine
  • Biblical Principles of Evangelism from the Book of Acts – Toney Parks
  • Using the Internet to Reach People You Wouldn’t Ordinarily Reach – speaker (TBA) from Billy Graham Evangelistic Association
  • Creating a Culture of Evangelism in Your Church – Kevin Allen

Closing Dialogue:

Rico Tice and Randy Newman dialogue about how to equip people to effectively proclaim the Gospel.

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