Schedule


Come learn from speakers who will help strengthen your faith and prepare you to live lives that make a difference.

Schedule

March 7-10, 2019 | Manitou Springs, CO

Thursday

3:00 – 5:30 PM

Check-in & Welcome Reception

5:30 – 8:30 PM

Dinner

Worship with Josh Bales

Dr. Jeff Myers – Session 1

Break

Dr. Jeff Myers – Session 2

Dr. Jeff Myers – Question & Answers

Friday

8:15 AM – 12:00 PM

Thought of the Day

Session 3

Break

Session 4

Break

Session 5

12:00 PM

Lunch (Summit Hotel Dining Room)

1:15 PM

Session 6

2:30 PM

Group Activities & Free Time

Dinner on your own

6:30 – 9:00 PM

Worship

Session 7

Break

Session 8

Questions & Answers

Saturday

8:15 AM – 12:00 PM

Thought of the Day

Session 9

Session 10

Session 11

12:00 PM

Lunch (Summit Hotel Dining Room)

1:15 PM

Session 12

2:30 PM

Group Activities & Free Time

5:30 PM

Dinner (Summit Hotel Dining Room)

6:20 – 8:30 PM

Worship

Session 13

Break

Session 14

Sunday

8:15 AM – 12:00 PM

Thought of the Day

Session 15

Break

Session 16

Speakers

We’re excited to have the following speakers joining us during this year’s Be Conference. They will help strengthen your faith and prepare you to live lives that make a difference in your sphere of influence for the glory of God. Check out a sample of the past talks.

Josh Bales

Josh Bales is equal parts singer/songwriter, pastor, and private practice mental health therapist. He holds an M.Div. and M.A. in Counseling from Reformed Theological Seminary, as well as a Certificate in Anglican Studies from Nashotah House Theological Seminary. Originally from Chattanooga, TN Josh now resides in Orlando, FL. Josh’s music has gained a following of fans from all walks of life after recording four diverse albums and touring for more than 15 years. In 2006 Josh released “Underneath The Armor” (Only The Sinner, A Hymn For All The World, Ten Thousand Places). In 2012 Josh’s fans funded “Count The Stars,” an album recorded with multi-award winning producer, Ed Cash. In 2014 Josh released a Christmas album, “The Holly & The Ivy.” And in 2015, in addition to “Somehow I Knew,” Josh issued a collection of hymns and sacred songs called “The Birds Their Carols Raise.” Josh currently serves as Canon Priest at the Cathedral Church of Saint Luke in Orlando and is working on a second collection of hymns.

Dr. Sean McDowell

Dr. Sean McDowell

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. He connects with audiences in a tangible way through humor and stories while imparting hard evidence and logical support for viewing all areas of life through a Biblical worldview. Sean is an Assistant Professor in the Christian Apologetics program at Biola University.

Sean still teaches one high school Bible class, which helps give him exceptional insight into the prevailing culture so he can impart his observations poignantly to fellow educators, pastors, and parents alike. In 2008 he received the Educator of the Year award for San Juan Capistrano, California.  The Association of Christian Schools International awarded Exemplary Status to his apologetics training. Sean is listed among the top 100 apologists. He graduated summa cum laude from Talbot Theological Seminary with a double Master’s degree in Theology and Philosophy. He earned a Ph.D. in Apologetics and Worldview Studies from Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in 2014.

Traveling throughout the United States and abroad, Sean speaks at camps, churches, schools, universities, and conferences.  He has spoken for organizations including Focus on the Family, the Chuck Colson Center for Christian Worldview, Cru, Youth Specialties, Hume Lake Christian Camps, Fellowship of Christian Athletes and the Association of Christian Schools International.

Sean is the author, co-author, or editor of over seventeen books including Same-Sex Marriage: A Thoughtful Approach to God’s Design for Marriage, with John Stonestreet, Is God Just a Human Invention? with Jonathan Morrow, and Understanding Intelligent Design along with William A. Dembski. Sean has also written multiple books with his father, Josh McDowell, including The Beauty of Intolerance, The Unshakable Truth, and More Than A Carpenter. Sean is the General Editor for Apologetics for a New Generation and The Apologetics Study Bible for Students. He has also written for YouthWorker Journal, Decision Magazine, and the Christian Research Journal.  Follow the dialogue with Sean as he blogs regularly at seanmcdowell.org.

In April, 2000, Sean married his high school sweetheart, Stephanie. They have three children and live in San Juan Capistrano, California. Sean played college basketball at Biola University and was the captain his senior year on a team that went 30-7.

Dr. Jeff Myers

Dr. Jeff Myers is president of Summit Ministries. In the last 20 years Dr. Myers has become one of America’s most respected authorities on youth leadership development. Focus on the Family founder James Dobson referred to him as “a very gifted and inspirational young leader.” Evangelist Josh McDowell called him “a man who is 100% sold out to preparing the next generation to reflect the character of Christ in the culture.”

Through his appearances on Fox News and other media programs, Dr. Myers has become a fresh voice offering humor and insight from a Christian worldview. He holds a Doctor of Philosophy degree and teaches leadership courses through Lumerit and Belhaven University, Jeff and his family live in Colorado.