Jeremy R. Smith is a self described “debtor to unearned grace, advocate for the local Church, and backyard missionary.” Jeremy’s life miraculously changed when he met Jesus in 1996. Since then, he’s been passionate about helping Christians and non-Christians to think through and seriously consider what they believe, why they believe it, and why it matters.
As the Executive Director for Faith Ascent Ministries, Jeremy, along with Faith Ascent's teaching team, speaks regularly at churches and conferences to equip pastors, parents, and teenagers with the tools they'll need to articulate and defend "the reasons for the hope they have in Jesus." (1 Peter 3:15)
Jeremy received his Certificate of Study in Christian Apologetics from Biola University in La Mirada, CA and is currently studying Apologetics & Outreach at Covenant Theological Seminary in St. Louis, MO. Jeremy also serves as a Corporate Chaplain at Cordell & Cordell (A Domestic Litigation Firm).
Jeremy will be speaking at the following times:
Friday, 9:00-10:00 am, Room 170 (Youth)
Were The New Testament Authors Telling the Truth?
Non-Christians often question the reliability of the New Testament and many believe the stories about Jesus and the 1st century church were made up. Was it made up? How do you know?
Saturday, 3:30-4:30 pm, Room 170 (Youth)
Evil, Suffering, & The God Who Knows
Non-Christians often reference the reality of evil & suffering as roadblocks on their road to belief. Is this a valid objection? Why or why not?