Sanibel Christian Forum Speakers
Greg Koukl received an M.A. in Philosophy of Religion and Ethics from Talbot School of Theology, and also an M.A. in Christian apologetics from Simon Greenleaf School of Law. In 1993 Koukl founded Stand to Reason, an organization dedicated to training those supporting his Christian viewpoints to defend their faith with "knowledge, wisdom, and character". Stand To Reason produces a weekly radio program, audio podcasts, articles, and video materials, many available on its website. Latest Book: The Story of Reality: How the World Began, How It Ends, and Everything Important that Happens in Between (Zondervan).
Cal Thomas is a syndicated columnist, pundit, author and radio commentator. He attended the American University for his undergraduate education. His program on CNBC was nominated for a Cable ACE Award in 1995. His column is syndicated by Tribune Content Agency. He also syndicated by Salem Radio Network. From 2005 until the end of 2015, Thomas had been a columnist for USA Today, where he wrote articles with friend and political opposite, Bob Beckel, in the style of "point–counterpoint". Latest Book: America’s Expiration Date: The Fall of Empires, Superpowers and the United States (Harper Collins/Zondervan).
Hugh Ross is an in-demand speaker and debater on creation science. He has a B.Sc. degree in physics from the University of British Columbia and an M.Sc. and Ph.D. in astronomy from the University of Toronto; He was a postdoctoral research fellow for five years at Caltech, studying quasars and galaxies. He is President and Founder of Reasons to Believe (RTB). In 2012, Hugh, together with Dr. Gerald Schroeder, received the Ide P. Trotter Prize presented by Texas A&M University in recognition of his work in demonstrating connections between science and religion. Hugh has made countless media appearances, With the help of his RTB colleagues they have developed a biblical creation model that is testable, falsifiable, and predictive. Latest Book: The Creator and the Cosmos: How the Latest Scientific Discoveries Reveal God (Fourth Edition)(RTB Press 2018).