Many college students leave their family’s faith because they have no rational arguments to support their belief. Let’s do something about these statistics and equip our young people to confidently believe and discuss Christianity! Sean McDowell will teach us to offer solid answers to our teens and young adults about the faith we hold to and the Savior we love!
Dr. Sean McDowell is a gifted communicator with a passion for equipping the church, and in particular young people, to make the case for the Christian faith. Sean is an Assistant Professor in the Christian Apologetics program at Biola University and he is the Resident Scholar for Summit California. Sean is the author, co-author, or editor of over eighteen books and still teaches one high school Bible class, which helps give him exceptional insight into the prevailing culture.
He graduated from Talbot Theological Seminary with a double Master’s degree in Theology and Philosophy and earned a Ph.D. in Apologetics and Worldview Studies from Southern Baptist Theological Seminary.
Chris Brooks is the Teaching Pastor of Woodside Bible Church, a multisite congregation across the metro-Detroit area. Chris served for 20 years as the Senior Pastor of Evangel Ministries, a thriving 1600-member church in the heart of Detroit. He also served as the campus dean of Moody Theological Seminary in Plymouth, Michigan. A popular Detroit radio host since 2005, Chris is author of Kingdom Dreaming and Urban Apologetics. He graduated from Michigan State University with a BA in Finance, completed his MA in Christian Apologetics at Biola University, and graduated from the Oxford Centre for Christian Apologetics. He is currently pursuing a DMin degree at Asbury Theological Seminary. He and his wife, Yodit, are the proud parents of Christopher, Zewditu, Cameron, Judah, and Sophia.