Announcing 2023 Christian Youth Summit Keynote Speakers

Announcing 2023 Christian Youth Summit Keynote Speakers

Prepare the Way Ministries’ 16th annual Christian Youth Summit is coming up on March 17-18 in Bend, Oregon! We are very excited to announce that our keynote speakers for the Summit will be Prof. Craig Hazen and Ryan Pauly. Register NOW!

Craig Hazen has been one of our most popular Youth Summit speakers over the years due to his mix of humor, story telling, and apologetics. He is a professor at Biola University and the founder and director of the master’s program with a concentration in Christian apologetics and director of the master’s program with a concentration in science and religion. He is also the author of the acclaimed apologetics novel Five Sacred Crossings and dozens of articles and chapters in various books and journals. He has lectured across North America and Europe on key apologetics topics, including lectures on Capitol Hill and in the White House. 

Ryan Pauly is the founder and president of Think Well. Ryan received his Master’s degree in Christian apologetics from Talbot School of Theology at Biola University and will soon begin a Doctor of Ministry in Engaging Mind and Culture. He graduated in 2010 with a B.A. in Religion and an emphasis in Youth Leadership from Vanguard University of Southern California. After graduating he became a missionary in the Dominican Republic. Ryan moved back to Southern California in 2015 and started teaching Historical Christian Doctrine and Apologetics, Comparative Religions and Worldviews, and Philosophy of Ethics at a Southern California Christian high school. He became a Stand to Reason affiliate in 2019 and founded Think Well in 2022.

Register NOW as the Summit is likely to fill up. Registration is FREE and required to attend. We are in need of Christian Youth Summit sponsors and donors to continue the tradition of making the Summit free. If you would like to invest helping the next generation stand firm in their faith, please donate here.


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