John Stonestreet

John Stonestreet

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John Stonestreet serves as President of the Colson Center for Christian Worldview. He’s a sought-after author and speaker on areas of faith and culture, theology, worldview, education, and apologetics. Since 2012, John and Eric Metaxas have co-hosted BreakPoint, the nationally-syndicated commentary on the culture founded by the late Chuck Colson. He is also the voice …

Brett Kunkle

Brett Kunkle

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Brett Kunkle is the Student Impact Director at Stand to Reason. He is passionate about seeing students and adults “transformed by the renewing of their minds.” Brett has more than 18 years of experience working with junior high, high school, and college students. He spent 11 of those years as a pastor to students and …

Dr. Jay Wile

Dr. Jay Wile

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Dr. Jay Wile learned about his love for chemistry when his dedicated parents bought him his first chemistry set. Many stink bombs and a few explosions later, he was hooked! Although he loved chemistry, he also had many other interests. For a while, he thought about becoming a concert pianist, but unfortunately, his fingers were …

Joel Penton

Joel Penton

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Joel Penton is a big dude with a big story to tell. As an Ohio State football national champion and four-time Academic All-Big Ten selection, Joel is passionate about sharing with others what it takes to succeed. Joel’s fresh and relevant approach to teen issues has made him one of the nation’s top Christian youth …

Axis

Axis

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Our mission is to empower the next generation to think clearly and critically about what they believe and to take ownership of their faith. We do this not by outsourcing parents, but by resourcing them to disciple and transfer legacy to their children as they face life’s questions and challenges. We also support faith leaders …

Tyler Anderson

Tyler Anderson

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Tyler graduated from Missouri State University with a religious studies degree and a minor in history. He spent the past couple years learning how to minister and share the Gospel inside a fraternity. Tyler has experience speaking to large audiences, both ministering to non-believers and challenging teens to go deeper in their walk with Christ.

Courtney Maloney

Courtney Maloney

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Courtney graduated from Anderson University with a Bachelors degree in Christian ministries and youth leadership development. Having ministered to a variety of students (convicts, addicts, people with disabilities, and church kids) Courtney has experience interacting and sharing the Gospel with people from all walks of life. Her various internships at camps and churches have afforded …

Jason Jones

Jason Jones

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Although Jason grew up in a Christian family and attended a Christian school most of his life, he remained a skeptic until enrolling in college as a psychology major. Having discovered a confident faith, he moved to Nashville, TN, where he graduated with degrees in psychology and theological studies from Welch College. While there, he …

Alie Bimm

Alie Bimm

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Alie was born and raised in Colorado with one older sister. She went to Colorado Christian University and recently graduated with her degree in Communications with a minor in Intercultural Ministry and Biblical Studies. She is a lover of music, reading, quality time, movies, and games (board games and card games). In her free time, …

Movies, Music, and Screens: Entertainment and Christians

What’s ok to watch? What’s ok to listen to? How much screen time is too much screen time? Making good decisions about media and entertainment is tricky, but we can develop good habits to help us navigate culture where it is at its loudest.

Spend Yourself

We will encourage your students to think and live missionally. Jesus tells us if we want to gain life, we must give it away. Following Him means living a life of service and compassion. But in our culture of narcissism and self-promotion, what does that look like? This presentation will examine practical opportunities for students …

The Authors

The setting of the modern and post-modern story for the world echoes Nietzsche’s idea that “God is dead.” This session walks through what each of these stories looks like based on that premise.

The Giver

This session takes a unique look at Jesus’ parable of the prodigal son, and demonstrates how there are two ways to miss God: by doing all the wrong things, or by doing all the right things for the wrong reasons. The Christian view of God should be that of extravagant love and grace.

The Judge

This session takes an insightful look at the story of Islam and its view of God. Those who believe this story do not see Allah as a god of grace, and tend to have an extremely legalistic view of morality. Students are invited to ponder how legalism can often effect the Christian understanding of God’s …

The Problem of Evil

How can a good God allow evil in the world? This question has plagued Christians and non-Christians alike for centuries. This session provides thought-provoking answers to some of the toughest questions surrounding the issue of evil.

The Threads

We live in stories, we tell stories, we listen to stories, and we relate to stories. Stories are how we understand the world around us. In fact, one’s worldview can be seen as a meta-narrative. It’s important to understand that everyone has a big story they believe, and it’s important to believe the right story. …