Eric Metaxas is a New York Times #1 bestselling author and his books have been translated into more than twenty languages. He is the founder and host of Socrates in the City: Conversations on the Examined Life, which is what inspired bringing City Center Conversations to Little Rock.
Atheist-turned-Christian Lee Strobel is the best-selling author of The Case for Christ. Since becoming a Christian, his life’s work has been to share evidence that supports the truth and claims of Christianity and to equip believers to share their faith with people they know and love.
Dr. Michael G. Strauss
Dr. Michael G. Strauss is an experimental particle physicist. Dr. Strauss has been a professor at the University of Oklahoma in Norman since 1995. He is also a Christian who discusses the relationship between science, rational thinking, objective evidence, and Christian faith.
D.A. Horton serves as Pastor of Reach Fellowship in North Long Beach, CA, and Chief Evangelist for the Urban Youth Workers Institute. Previously, he served as a church planter in Kansas City, MO, and the Executive Director at ReachLife Ministries, the non-profit ministry of Reach Records.
Dr. Rebecca McLaughlin
Rebecca McLaughlin is a young author who confronts 12 questions that keep many of us from considering faith in Christ in her first book, Confronting Christianity: 12 Hard Questions for the World’s Largest Religion. She holds a Ph.D. in Renaissance Literature from Cambridge University and an M.Div. equivalent from Oak Hill Theological College in London.
Vishal Mangalwadi is an Indian Christian philosopher who presents a case for his controversial claim that the Bible was the book that created the modern world in his books, The Book that Made Your World and This Book Changed Everything. He is the founder of Revelation Movement and travels as a public speaker.
Abdu Murray is a speaker and Senior Vice President with Ravi Zacharias International Ministries. For most of his life, Abdu was a proud Muslim. After a nine-year investigation into the historical, philosophical, and scientific underpinnings of the major world religions and views, Abdu discovered that the historic Christian faith can answer the questions of the mind and the longings of the heart.
Dan Wallace is an American professor of New Testament Studies at Dallas Theological Seminary. He is also the founder and executive director of the Center for the Study of New Testament Manuscripts, the purpose of which is digitizing all known Greek manuscripts of the New Testament via digital photographs.