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SPEAKER LINEUP

TIM TEBOW

Sean mcdowell

rosaria butterfield

ALISA CHILDERS

virgil walker

albert mohler

Tim sansbury

ROB PACIENZA

Carol Swain

BRIAN MATTSON

K. Scott Oliphint

STANDING FOR TRUTH IN AN UPSIDE DOWN WORLD

In this cultural moment, the North American church faces an array of pressing questions and ideological pressures impacting all facets of life. Delve into the heart of these issues, equip yourself with the intellectual tools, spiritual guidance, and unwavering conviction to stand firm in the faith amidst the shifting cultural landscape. Through engaging talks, interactive workshops, and heartfelt fellowship, you will be inspired and empowered to articulate the timeless truths of God’s word with grace and courage, engaging thoughtfully with the prevailing cultural narratives while remaining anchored in biblical principles. Don’t miss this unparalleled opportunity to grow, learn, and be inspired at Kingdom Come as we unite to strengthen our faith and advance the Kingdom of God.

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CONFERENCE SCHEDULE

thursday
March 14

6:00PM

Registration and Book Store Opens

7:00PM

Welcome and Worship

7:30PM

Plenary Session #1 | Alisa Childers
Spiritual But Not Religious: How New Age Beliefs are Infiltrating the Church

friday
MARCH 15

9:00aM

Welcome and Worship

9:15aM

Plenary Session #2 | Virgil Walker
Christianity vs. Cultural Marxism

10:15aM

Workshop | TBD

11:15aM

Plenary Session #3 | Rosaria Butterfield
Christianity in a Gender Confused World

12:00pM

Lunch: On Campus or Off Campus

1:30PM

Faith in the Public Square Workshop #1 | Brian Mattson
Sirens In Stereo: Navigating Cultural Threats From Left and Right

1:30PM

Next Generation Breakout | Rosaria Butterfield

2:45PM

Plenary Session #4 | Tim Tebow

4:00PM

Faith in the Public Square Workshop #2 | K. Scott Oliphint
Is There Really Only One Way?

4:00PM

Next Generation Breakout | Sean McDowell

5:00PM

Dinner: Off Campus

6:30PM

Worship

7:00PM

Plenary Session #5 | Sean McDowell
Absolute Truth in the Age of Relativism

saturday
MARCH 16

9:00aM

Welcome and Worship

9:15aM

Q&A | Carol Swain
The Adversity of Diversity

10:00aM

Plenary Session #6 | Tim Sansbury
A Life Well Led; Demonstrating the Faith in a Post-Christian Society

11:00aM

Plenary Session #7 | Albert Mohler
Do Not Conform: A Call to Stand

sUNDay
MARCH 17

9:30aM

Knox Theological Seminary Workshop | Sam Lamerson
The Church in a Post-Christian World

11:00aM

One Combined Service
Guest Pastor | Albert Mohler

TICKET INFORMATION

General: $40

Student: FREE*

  • A single ticket will give you access to all days of the conference.
  • Childcare has reached capacity.

NOTE: Conference schedule is subject to change.
*Available to full time students: high school, college, and seminary. Please be prepared to show student ID at registration.

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PLAN YOUR TRIP

SPEAKER BIOS

TIM TEBOW

ATHLETE, AUTHOR, AND GLOBAL SPEAKER

Tim Tebow is a two-time national champion, Heisman Trophy winner, first-round NFL draft pick, and a former professional baseball player. The five-time New York Times best-selling author, speaker, and football analyst is most passionate about his work with the Tim Tebow Foundation (TTF), whose mission is to bring faith, hope and love to those needing a brighter day in their darkest hour of need. The Tim Tebow Foundation is currently fighting for people who can’t fight for themselves in over 70 countries and counting through 4 primary ministry focuses with 16 initiatives. Tim is married to Demi-Leigh Tebow, a speaker, influencer, entrepreneur, and Miss Universe 2017. Tim and Demi live in Jacksonville, Florida, with their three dogs, Chunk, Kobe, and Paris.”

ALISA CHILDERS

AUTHOR AND APOLOGIST

Alisa Childers is a wife, a mom, an author, a blogger, a speaker, and a worship leader. She writes an apologetics blog for doubting Christians and honest skeptics. She was a member of the award-winning CCM recording group ZOEgirl. She is a popular speaker at apologetics and Christian worldview conferences, including reThink.

Her book, Another Gospel: A Lifelong Christian Seeks Truth in Response to Progressive Christianity has become a best-seller. She has been published at The Gospel Coalition, Crosswalk, the Stream, For Every Mom, Decision magazine, and The Christian Post. 

VIRGIL WALKER

PASTOR AND MINISTRY EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Virgil L. Walker serves as the Executive Director of Operations for G3 Ministries. Virgil is the Discipleship Pastor at Westside Church in Omaha, Nebraska where he has served for 6 years. Virgil is currently attending Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary where he is working toward the completion of his Master of Divinity (MDiv). Prior to ministry, Virgil worked in the pharmaceutical sales industry where he managed award winning sales teams. He completed his Master of Business Administration (MBA) in 2007. Virgil has also served as a national award-winning recruiter for the Air National Guard where he served for 12 years of both active and reserve duty. Virgil and his wife Tomeka have been married for 25 years and have three children. In addition to his duties as a Pastor, Virgil is heavily involved in Jail Ministry, side-walk ministry at Abortion Clinics, and Street Evangelism. Virgil is also the co-host of the Just Thinking Podcast.

sean mcdowell

AUTHOR AND APOLOGIST

Sean McDowell is the son of Josh McDowell. An associate professor at Biola University, Sean holds a PhD in Apologetics and Worldview Studies from Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. He lives in California with his wife, Stephanie, and their three children.

Sean has authored or co-authored more than 20 books on apologetics, intelligent design, ethics and youth ministry. He was instrumental in helping Josh to update his apologetics classic, Evidence That Demands a Verdictwhich celebrates its 50th anniversary in 2023. Sean is an in-demand speaker around the U.S. and abroad.

tim sansbury

PROFESSOR OF PHILOSOPHY AND THEOLOGY

Tim Sansbury is Professor of Philosophy and Theology and Provost at Knox Theological Seminary and an ordained pastor in the PCA. His academic specialties include ethics, theology and science, time and eternity, and the relationship between God’s sovereignty and human and natural causation. His vocational career has been spent teaching and working in Christian education broadly, at all levels, seeking a reasoned approach to preparing thoughtful believers who seek God in all endeavors.

Tim’s undergraduate degree is in Physics from Georgia Tech, and was followed by an M.A. at Reformed Theological Seminary in Orlando and a Ph.D. in Philosophy and Theology from Princeton Theological Seminary. Tim and his three daughters, Anna, Emily, and Paige, have attended CRPC for seven years. A Miami native, he enjoys fishing, boating, and annually having his heart broken by the Dolphins.

rosaria butterfield

AUTHOR AND SPEAKER

Rosaria Butterfield, a former tenured professor of English and women’s studies at Syracuse University, converted to Christ in 1999 in what she describes as a train wreck. Her memoir The Secret Thoughts of an Unlikely Convert chronicles that difficult journey. Rosaria is married to Kent, a Reformed Presbyterian pastor in North Carolina, and is a homeschool mother, author, and speaker. Raised and educated in liberal Catholic settings, Rosaria fell in love with the world of words. In her late twenties, allured by feminist philosophy and LGBTQ+ advocacy, she adopted a lesbian identity. Her first book, The Secret Thoughts of an Unlikely Convert, details her conversion and the cataclysmic fallout—in which she lost “everything but the dog,” yet gained eternal life in Christ. Rosaria is zealous for hospitality, loves her family, cherishes dogs, and enjoys coffee.

ALBERT MOHLER

PROFESSOR AND AUTHOR

R. Albert Mohler Jr. is the president of The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. He is an esteemed authority on contemporary issues and has been recognized by such influential publications as Time and Christianity Today as a leader among American evangelicals. In addition to his presidential duties, he is a professor of Christian theology and hosts two programs: “The Briefing,” a daily analysis of news and events from a Christian worldview; and “Thinking in Public,” a series of conversations with the day’s leading thinkers. Dr. Mohler has authored numerous books, his most recent being The Gathering Storm: Secularism, Culture, and the Church, The Apostles’ Creed: Discovering Authentic Christianity in an Age of Counterfeit, The Prayer that Turns the World Upside Downand a two-volume commentary on the book of Acts. He also writes a popular blog and a regular commentary on moral, cultural, and theological issues.

Rob Pacienza

PASTOR AND AUTHOR

Dr. Robert J. Pacienza is the Senior Pastor of Coral Ridge Presbyterian Church (Fort Lauderdale, FL), the CEO/President of Coral Ridge Ministries, and the Founder of the Institute for Faith and Culture. He serves on the General Council of the Gospel Reformation Network and is a contributor to WORLD Opinions. 

 

Rob is a graduate of Samford University (B.A. ’03), Knox Theological Seminary (M.Div. ’12), and Westminster Theological Seminary, Philadelphia (D.Min. ’23). His doctorate project was entitled, This Is My Father’s World: A Vision for Equipping Culture-Shaping Christians. Rob is married to Jennifer and they have three children – Preston, Lydia, and Lilianne.

CAROL SWAIN

PROFESSOR AND AUTHOR

Born into abject poverty in rural southwest Virginia, Dr. Carol Swain, a high school dropout, went on to earn five degrees. Holding a Ph.D. from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and an M.S.L. from Yale, she also earned early tenure at Princeton and full professorship at Vanderbilt where she was a professor of political science and a professor of law. Today, she is a sought-after cable news contributor and guest expert, a best-selling author, and a prominent national speaker.

In addition to three Presidential appointments, Carol is a former Distinguished Senior Fellow for Constitutional Studies with the Texas Public Policy Foundation who has also served on the Tennessee Advisory Committee to the U.S. Civil Rights Commission, the National Endowment for the Humanities, and the 1776 Commission. An award-winning political scientist, cited three times by the U.S. Supreme Court, she has authored or edited 11 published books. 

BRIAN MATTSON

PROFESSOR AND AUTHOR

Brian G. Mattson, Ph.D (University of Aberdeen) serves as Senior Scholar of Public Theology for the Center For Cultural Leadership, is Visiting Adjunct Professor of Systematic and Public Theology at Westminster Theological Seminary, and Publisher of The Square Inch Newsletter. He is author of several books, including Restored To Our Destiny: Eschatology & The Image of God in Herman Bavinck’s Reformed Dogmatics (Leiden: Brill, 2011). He lives in Billings, Montana with his family.

K. SCOTT OLIPHINT

PROFESSOR AND AUTHOR

Rev. Dr. K. Scott Oliphint (PhD, Westminster Theological Seminary) is professor of apologetics and systematic theology at Westminster Theological Seminary.

Dr. Oliphint’s academic interests include Cornelius Van Til’s apologetics, the relationship between Christian apologetics and philosophy, and the doctrine of God. For those who are new to Dr. Oliphint’s writing and teaching on his research interests, he recommends several resources as places to start. On Van Tillian apologetics, he would recommend starting with his books Covenantal Apologetics or The Battle Belongs to the Lord, or the introductory video “Our Theology in Our Apologetics.” On Christian apologetics and philosophy, consider starting with Reasons for Faith: Philosophy in the Service of Theology, or his online post “Aquinas: A Shaky Foundation.”

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