Dale Ahlquist – The Lost Art of Wonder
G.K. Chesterton says, “The world will never starve for want of wonders, but only for want of wonder.” What have we lost by losing our sense of wonder, by having it dulled and decimated in today’s world? In a word, we’ve lost God. Using the timeless insights of Chesterton, Dale Ahlquist will help reawaken our wonder and rediscover the thrill of a Creed that declares: “I believe in God…”
Jimmy Akin – If God Exists, Why Do I Suffer?
The problem of evil – and especially suffering – is often considered the most powerful argument against the existence of an all-powerful all-good, all-loving God. In this dynamic talk, Jimmy Akin draws on his own experiences, philosophical insight, and the teachings of the Church to reveal why God allows suffering and how we can find peace in the midst of it.
Tim Staples – Seeing is Believing: How to Lead Souls to Belief in God
St. Thomas’ proofs for the existence of God are tried and true. And science today makes an excellent case for the existence of God. In the end, however, Tim maintains there is one most most effective way we can prove to an unbelieving world that God is real. And he takes it right from Scripture: St. Paul’s encounter with the philosophers on Mars Hill will lead the way.
Dr. Scott Hahn – It is Right and Just; Why the Future of Civilization Depends on the Catholic Faith
Contrary to what political commentators and activists say, religion is not only relevant to justice and law, but is necessary for civilization to thrive. Dr. Scott Hahn will uncover the public nature of true religion and its role in society. He will unpack the necessary need for religious liberty, justice, peace and the call to reject the lie perpetuated by secular liberal culture: that religion is a private matter.
Fr. Paul Check – Liturgy and Belief
Lex Orandi, Lex Credendi is a traditional Catholic principle maintaining that the law of prayer is the law of belief. In other words, the way we pray — especially at Mass — expresses and shapes our faith in Jesus Christ and our relationship with Him as His disciples. What is the divine architecture of the Mass, in which we are invited to participate? What grace does Our Lord offer to us when we pray and prepare to receive Him in Holy Communion? With what blessing, understanding and mission do we go forth, when the Mass is ended?
Trent Horn – The New Case for God
In the past 40 years academic defenders of God’s existence have continually refined and improved well-known arguments for the existence of God. In this talk Trent takes you on a helpful tour of these arguments and provides resources to help you take a stand against the rising tide of modern atheism.
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