Unlocking the Mysteries of Genesis

October 10-12, 2014

“Unlocking the Mysteries of Genesis” is a national creation apologetics conference sponsored by the Institute for Creation Research (ICR) and The Master’s College. This conference will span Friday night and all day Saturday and will feature nationally known speakers from ICR along with faculty members from The Master’s College with the President, Dr. John MacArthur, leading the way.

The event will also feature Kirk Cameron, well-known actor, and the award-winning
Fox News & Commentary host, Todd Starnes.


Dr. John MacArthur

Grace Community Church

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Kirk Cameron

Special Guest,
Actor and Producer

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Dr. Henry Morris

Institute for Creation Research

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Dr. Voddie Baucham

Pastor of Preaching,
Grace Family Baptist Church

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Col. Jeffrey Williams

NASA Astronaut

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Dr. Joe Francis

Professor of Biological Sciences,
The Master's College

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Dr. Abner Chou

Professor of Biblical Studies,
The Master's College

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Todd Starnes

Special Guest,
Fox News & Commentary

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Dr. Jason Lisle

Director of Research,
Institute for Creation Research

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Dr. Randy Guliuzza

National Representative,
Institute for Creation Research

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Dr. Jake Hebert

Research Associate,
Institute for Creation Research

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Brian Thomas

Science Writer,
Institute for Creation Research

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Dr. Taylor Jones

Professor of Chemistry,
The Master's College

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Dr. Ross Anderson

Professor of Biochemistry,
The Master's College

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Dr. William Varner

Professor of Bible & Greek,
The Master's College

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Dr. William Barrick

Faculty Associate - Old Testament,
The Master's Seminary

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Visit TMC

We would encourage you come early on Friday and visit The Master’s College. You can arrange for a campus tour at TMC by contacting the Admissions Department.

If you are currently a High School student or parent of a High School Student, we would like to encourage you to come tour The Master’s College campus, interact with our science faculty, and attend a complimentary dinner with the Conference Speakers on Saturday, October 11th at 6:30pm. Please RSVP for this exciting evening on your online registration form.


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Pricing & Registration

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Friday, October 10, 2014
4:00 - 6:00 pm KKLA Interviews Broadcasting from Grace Community
4:00 - 6:30 pm Registration
6:30 - 6:45 pm Welcome - Dr. Lee Duncan - Main Auditorium
6:45 - 7:30 pm Dr. John MacArthur "Battle for the Beginnings" - Main Auditorium
7:30 - 7:45 pm TMC Chapel Band
7:45 - 8:30 pm Dr. Henry Morris "Unlocking the Mysteries of Genesis" - Main Auditorium
8:30 - 8:45 pm Break
8:45 - 9:30 pm Kirk Cameron "Unstoppable" - Main Auditorium
9:30 - 10:30 pm Kirk Cameron Meet & Refreshments
Saturday, October 11, 2014
7:00 am Light Refreshments and Resource Tables open
7:00 - 8:00 am Late Registration
8:00 - 8:05 am Welcome - Dr. Lee Duncan - Main Auditorium
8:05 - 8:15 am TMC Chapel Band
8:20 - 9:00 am Todd Starnes "War of the World Views- The Controversy over Creation"
9:00 - 9:40 am Brian Thomas "Dinosaurs, Soft Tissue, and the Bible"
9:40 - 10:00 am Break
10:00 - 10:40 am Dr. Randy Guliuzza "Five Minutes with a Darwinist: Exposing the FLUFF of Evolution"
10:40 - 11:20 am Dr. Joe Francis "Beetles, Bacteria, Gophers, and the Flood, Evidence of Design in God's Smallest Creation"
11:30 am - 12:15 pm Breakout sessions
- Colonel Jeff Williams - NASA - "Exploration and Discovery" (main auditorium)
- Dr. Randy Guliuzza "Clearly Seen - Constructing Solid Arguments for Design" - Main Chapel
- Dr. Ross Anderson "Warning!!! Wolves in Sheep's Clothing Among Us"
- Dr. Jake Hebert "The Ice Age and the Bible"
- Dr. Taylor Jones "Harmonizing the Bible and Science: A Guide to Conflict Resolution"
- Dr. Bill Barrick "The Historicity and Significance of a Historical Adam"
- Dr. Will Varner "Eve, the Seed, and Francis Schaeffer"
12:15-1:30 pm Lunch (provided)
1:30 - 1:40 pm Worship - TMC Chorale
1:40 - 2:20 pm Dr. Abner Chou "Genesis and Myth-Busting"
2:20 - 3:00 pm Dr. Jason Lisle "Astronomy Reveals Creation"
3:00 - 3:15 pm Break
3:15 - 3:30 pm Special Presentation
3:30 - 4:10 pm Dr. Voddie Baucham "Why Genesis and Biblically-Based Education Matters"
4:15 pm Dr. Duncan - Closing Remarks
5:30 pm Resource Tables Close
6:30 - 9:30 pm The Master's College Dinner and Campus Tour
Sunday, October 12, 2014
Grace Community Church Services (optional)
8:30 - 10:30 am Service 1
10:30 - 12:30 pm Service 2