Sean McDowell

Sean McDowell, Ph.D. is a professor of Christian Apologetics at Biola University, best-selling author, popular speaker, and part-time high school teacher. Sean 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. Follow him on Twitter: and his blog:
Greg Stier

Greg Stier founded Dare 2 Share in 1991. Since then, the ministry has equipped over a million teenagers to relationally share the gospel of Christ. As a former pastor, Greg believes in the power of the Church to transform entire cities with the gospel. As a former youth leader, he is committed to seeing this transformation start within our youth. Greg is the author of 20 books, countless articles, is a popular radio guest, and regularly contributes to numerous media outlets. Follow him on Twitter: and his blog:
Jonathan McKee

Jonathan McKee is author of over twenty books including the brand new The Teen’s Guide to Social Media & Mobile Devices, If I Had a Parenting Do Over, and the Amazon Best Seller - The Guy's Guide to God, Girls and the Phone in Your Pocket. He has over 20 years youth ministry experience and speaks to parents and leaders worldwide, all while providing free resources for youth workers and parents on his websites, and You can follow Jonathan on Twitter: and his blog:
Friday Night, November 2nd
5:30 - 7:00PM
7:00 – 9:00PM
Session 1: Jonathan McKee – The quest for identity in an “everything’s okay” culture
9:30 – 10:30PM
"Late Night"
Saturday, November 3rd
8:30 – 9:00AM
Doors Open
9:00 – 11:00AM
Session 2: Sean McDowell – Scriptural Authority- the stage for Grace and Truth
11:30AM - 12:30PM
Panel – 5 ministers on the front lines- What does reaching LGBTQ look like in our church?
12:30 – 1:30PM
1:30 – 3:30PM
Session 3: Greg Stier – Anchored in love as a community
3:30 – 4:00PM
Q&A with Greg, Sean & Jonathan
South Shores Church
32032 Del Obispo St.
San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675

The area has numerous hotel options, including the Hampton Inn & Suites in Mission Viejo which currently is offering rates as low as $103 (AAA rate), or the Hampton Inn & Suites San Clemente which currently is offering rates as low as $135 (AAA rate).

Church Sunday AM:
South Shores Church has services at 8:15, 9:30 and 11:00AM. There are dozens of churches in the Orange County area. Doug Fields will be speaking at Mariners Church on Sunday AM, just 20 minutes from the conference location.
Dare 2 Share
by Greg Stier
If I Had a Parenting Do Over