Schedule for Evidence Conference 2015

Friday 06 February

5:00 PM    Doors open for registration; coffee & deli snacks available; info tables ready for visitors

6:00 PM   Welcome to conference from Rev Angulus Wilson, University Pastor of Fresno Pacific University and Rev Jän van Oosten,
                     Senior Pastor at New Covenant Community Church

6:10 PM     Presentation by Dr Bruce Boeckel, Director of Evidence for Christ Ministries, “What is Moral Confusion in the 21st Century?”

6:20 PM     BREAK 6:30 PM     PARALLEL SESSION #1

Rev Angulus Wilson, PhD, Lead Pastor of New Beginnings Church, “Moral Confusion and Spiritual Warfare: Notes for the Battle That is Raging””

Rev Bruce Boeckel, PhD, Dir. of Evidence for Christ Ministries, “The Morality of the Victim’s Card: Sources and Consequences of Agnostic Moralism”

Don Hester, Third Column Ministries, “Stewardship of the Mind: A Christian Argument for Fostering Intellectual Virtue”

7:30 PM     WORSHIP-MUSIC SESSION #1   Mass Choir of the Baptist Pastors’ Conference of Fresno and Central California, Dir. Anansa McCoy

7:45 PM      BREAK

8:15 PM      PLENARY SESSION #1   Dr David Clark, Dean of Bethel Seminary, St Paul, Minnesota, “A Moral God and the Moral Life:
                       The Case for a Life with Moral Foundations”

9:15 PM       Preview of Saturday and dismissal

Saturday 07 February

8:00 AM   Doors open for registration; coffee, juice, and pastries available; info tables ready for visitors

8:50 AM   Welcome back to conference

9:00 AM    PARALLEL SESSION #2

Rev Jän von Oosten, Senior Pastor of New Covenant Church, “Megatrends: What in the World is Going On?”

Andrea Shabaglian, MadeForThem®, “Confusion vs Apathy: God’s Perspective on the Injustice of Human Trafficking”

Dr Nathan Smith, School of Business, Fresno Pacific University, “The Verdict of Reason: Why Gay Marriage Can’t Be the Real Thing and Should Not Be Recognized in Law”

Tony Gurule, Assistant for Chapter Formation, Ratio Christi, “Moral Confusion Among Church-Going Youth: An Undercover Investigation”

10:00 AM      BREAK

10:30 AM      WORSHIP-MUSIC SESSION #2   Special Music with the Evidence 2015 Musicians, Dir. Jon Shabaglian

11:15 AM       BREAK

11:30 AM       PLENARY SESSION #2   Dr R. Scott Smith, Professor of Christian Apologetics, Biola University, “Ethics and the Search
                          for Moral Knowledge: Making Sense of Today’s Moral Confusion”

12:30 PM       PANEL DISCUSSION AND QUESTIONS FROM AUDIENCE   “Moral Confusion in the 21st Century:
                          How Should Christians Respond?”