Apologetics Day

In an increasingly anti-Christian culture, believers must be ready to meet the coming challenges and to defend the faith. Come get informed and equipped!

Engaging the Culture with Confidence


This is an annual conference organized by Houston Baptist University, and is for Christians who desire deeper theological knowledge that will help us make an impact our culture for the Kingdom of God.


Second Baptist – Woodway
6400 Woodway Drive
Houston, TX 77057


$20 Adults Early Bird
$30 Adults after May 1
$40 Adults (at the door)
$10 Students Early Bird
$20 Students (at the door)


Friday, May 14

07:00 – 8:30 p.m.

Plenary Session 1

Bob Young – “Neo-Marxism’s Dangerous Game”

Saturday, May 15

9:00 – 9:45 a.m.

Plenary Session 2

Cameron Bertuzzi – “The Problem of Evil”

9:45 – 10:00 a.m.


10:00 – 11:00 a.m.

Breakout Session 1

Marybeth Baggett, “Winsome Apologetics”

David Baggett, “The History of the Moral Argument”

Curt Taylor, “Screens and Souls: Understanding the Dangers of a Screen Obsessed Culture”

Gary Thomas, “Spiritual Formation: Intentionally Shaping Your Mind and Character”

Parent Track: Rebekah Valerius, “Helping Kids Navigate Doubt”

Teen Track: Brian Hebert, “World Religions”

11:05 – 11:40 p.m.

Plenary Session 3

Nancy Pearcey – “On Transgenderism”

12:00 – 12:40 p.m.

Lunch Break

12:40 – 1:40 p.m.

Breakout Session 2

Ben Blackwell, “Why You Can’t Believe in God Without the Devil”

Chris Hopf, “Deconstruction Zone Ahead: The Dangers of Biblical Deconstruction”

Reagan Reynolds, “Christians, Culture, and Art: How to Consume Literature and Art to Engage Our Culture”

Parent Track: Ryan Grube, “Practical Apologetics for Parents”

Teen Track: Cameron Bertuzzi, “YouTube Apologetics”