The Think Like Christ Friday Night Bible Conference is open for everyone. Seating in limited so register early. Childcare will be provided. There is no cost for this event. This year’s Bible Conference speakers are Carl Kerby with Reasons for Hope and Nathan Oppman with The Family Leader. ***New addition to the speaker line-up: Brian Scoggin will be joining us also***
Meet Our Speakers

Carl Kerby – Reasons for Hope

Carl Kerby’s passion is to proclaim the authority and accuracy of the Bible and to engage the minds and hearts of believers and unbelievers so that they may experience the realities of the Word of God.

Whether Carl speaks to youth or adults, large or small crowds, at churches or schools, he has a way of connecting and engaging with everyone.  From all ages, all walks of life and wherever they are on their faith journey, Carl reaches people with biblical truths, providing knowledge and reasons why we can trust God and His Word.

Carl is a much sought-after speaker, both in the U.S. and abroad.  He has spoken in Bermuda, Canada, England, Greece, Israel, Jamaica, Japan, Mexico, the Philippines, Tanzania and Wales.

As a founding Board Member of Answers in Genesis, Carl served there for more than 15 years before co-founding the apologetics ministry, Reasons for Hope (rforh).

Carl has had many roles in his life, (son of a professional wrestler, air-traffic controller at O’Hare International Airport, founding board member and speaker for Answers in Genesis), but his most cherished roles are as a husband to his wife, Masami, a father to his children, Alisa and Carl, Jr., and a grandfather to Trey, Naomi, Mari, James and J.T..

Nathan Oppman – The Family Leader

Nathan joined The FAMiLY LEADER in 2015, where the mission is to inspire Christlike leadership in the home, church, and government.

He has a passion to encourage biblical thinking in our culture. Nathan received a B.A. in political science, an M.A. in history, and an Ed.D. in curriculum and instruction from Bob Jones University. Before joining the team at TFL, Nathan gained valuable public policy and worldview teaching experience as the lectures and student intern coordinator at the Family Research Council in Washington, D.C.. He also developed business and supervisory skills while working for two years in local branch management of a national car rental company.

During two of his graduate years, Nathan had the privilege of teaching history of civilization discussion classes to several hundred undergraduate students and is currently and adjunct at Faith Baptist Bible College in Ankeny, Iowa where he teaches government and history courses. He speaks to churches, conferences, school and college groups, and others regarding Christian citizenship, history, and developing scripturally sound public policy.

Nathan’s interests include sports, historical reading, ministering at his local church, and spending time with his wife. Nathan and his wife, Joy, reside in Des Moines, Iowa.

Brian Scoggin

Brian Scoggin lives in Griffin, GA with his wife Ivy and their 2 sons, Brady and Max. He spent 12 years as the drummer for the Christian musical group Casting Crowns, which provided him with the privileged opportunity to witness how God is working across the United Sates and much of the world. Brian and his family are committed knowing God through intimate experience and making Him known through their life and passionate speech. He believes that true joy is found in seeing God glorified above all things. Now, Brian leads a young church that meets in his home in collaboration with The Gathering Place Network. He and his wife Ivy prioritize opportunities for one on one discipleship and counseling in their local community.