Friday March 28, 2014 at 6:00 PM EDT
Saturday March 29, 2014 at 5:00 PM EDT

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Long Branch Covenant Church 
355 Joline Avenue
Long Branch, NJ, NJ 07740

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Ray Ciervo 
Ray Ciervo Ministries 

2014 Annual

New Jersey Christian Apologetics Conference 

March 28,29, 2014

Friday Night - Open to Public

Saturday - Registration Needed

Early Registration $49 (Before March 8)


Mary Jo Sharp

MaryJo Sharp is an assistant professor of apologetics at Houston Baptist University. She is also the founder of Confident Christianity apologetics ministry. Mary Jo has contributed to several apologetics resources including the books, "Come Let Us Reason" and "In Defense of the Bible." She has authored her own video-driven bible study, "Why Do You Believe That?" with LifeWay Christian Resources and book, "Defending the Faith: Apologetics in Women's Ministry" from Kregel Academic.



Mary Jo's topics are: Encountering the Problem of Evil in Everyday Conversations and An Open Dialogue with an Atheist


J. Warner Wallace

J. Warner holds a Bachelor’s Degree from CSULB in Design, a Master’s Degree from UCLA in Architecture, and a Master’s Degree from GGBTS in Theological Studies (all with “Great Distinction”). Jim is also a graduate of the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Academy where he was the “Honor Recruit”. Jim has served on local church staff as a Children’s Minister and Youth Pastor. He also planted a church and served as the Lead Pastor there for five years. He is the founder of PleaseConvinceMe.com and now serves alongside talented apologists, authors and speakers at Stand to Reason.

Jim's topics are: The Cold Case Reliability of the Gospels, and Learning to Separate Artifacts from Evidence



Ray Ciervo

Ray Ciervo began Ray Ciervo Ministries, Inc. in 2008. Subsequently, he began The New Jersey Christian Apologetics Conference and No Pat Answers, a free apologetics  seminar. Ray has ministered for almost 40 years as a pastor, church planter, and conference speaker. In these last 15 years he received his masters in apologetics (MAA) from Southern Evangelical Seminary (2002). Ray works and travels internationally with TEAM, an apologetics outreach ministry of Southern Evangelical Seminary. 

He and his wife Joanne have three grown children, seven grandchildren and one great-granddaughter. They reside in Eatontown, NJ.

Ray topics are: Finding God in the Naturalist's World and Content for a Biblical Worldview


Friday, March 28th - Open to Public

6:00PM - Registration Opens

6:45 - 7:45 PM - Finding God in the Naturalist's World - Ray Ciervo

7:45 - 8:00 PM - Break

8:00 - 9:30 - Cold Case Reliability of the Gospels - J. Warner Wallace

Saturday, March 29 - Registration Necessary

7:45 AM - Doors Open - Light Breakfast

8:15- 9:00 AM - Welcome and Registration

9:00 - 10:30 AM - Encountering the Problem of Evil in Everyday Conversation - Mary Jo Sharp

10:30 - 10:45 AM - Break

10:45 - 12:15 - Cold Case Difference Between Artifacts and Evidence -  J. Warner Wallace

12:15 - 2:00 PM - Lunch on your own

2:00 - 3:30 - An Open Dialogue with an Atheist - Mary Jo Sharp

3:30 - 3:45 - Break

3:45 - 4:45 - Content For a Biblical Worldview - Ray Ciervo

Please include both you and your spouse's name. 

If you have a group of 10 (TEN) or more, please email us at info@nopatanswers.com for discounts.

EARLY REGISTRATION closes on March 8.

After MARCH 8, SINGLE REGISTRATION IS $59, MARRIED COUPLE IS $110. The others remain the same.

This is the annual New Jersey Christian Apologetics Conference. This year our theme is on the evidence for the Christian message of the Gospel of Jesus Christ. Our speakers this year are Mary Jo Sharp, J Warner Wallace and Ray Ciervo