Dr. Doug Geivett is a professor of Philosophy at Talbot School of Theology, BIOLA University
in La Miranda, California. He has earned a BS in Religious Education from Multnomah College, a MA in Biblical
Studies from Dallas Theological Seminary, a MA in Philosophy from Gonzaga University, and a PhD in Philosophy
He has authored three books: Evil and the Evidence for God, Contemporary Perspectives
on Religious Epistemology, In Defense of Miracles and A New Apostolic Reformation: A Biblical Response
to a Worldwide Movement.
He has also contributed articles to various scholarly journals. Dr. Geivett served as the college pastor of a
church in Washington and the Church of the Open Door in Southern California. He is currently a consultant for a
series of films on youth culture to be produced by Focus on the Family, and is a member of the Advisory Council
for the Focus on the Family Institute.
His research interests lie in philosophy of religion, philosophical theology, and epistemology
2019 Conference Topics
Building a Case for Christian Belief, Part 1
Jesus and the Art of Persuasion
2018 Conference Topics
Apostolic Miracles Today: Are They for Real?
Why Evidence Matters (And Why It's Not Enough)
The Existence of God: Three Arguments You Can Use
"I Told You So:" The Role of Testimony in Christian Apologetics
2017 Conference Topics
The Character of Christ & the Case for Christianity
Don’t Let Doubt Defeat You
Greater Works Than These: How the New Apostles and Prophets Distort the Teachings of Christ
Thinking About the Faith
2016 Conference Topics
Building a Case for Christian Belief
Are There Prophets and Apostles Today?
The Case Against the Resurrection
Give Me That Old Time Religion: The Church - Past, Present, Future
2015 Conference Topics
The New Apostolic Reformation: What Do You Need to Know
Does God Disclose Himself to Non-Believers?
Solving the Problem of Evil
God's Super-Apostles: Where They Fall Short
2013 Conference Topics
Can Man Live without God?
How We Got Our Bible and Why We Believe It Is God's Word
2012 Conference Topics
Is God Necessary for Morality?
2011 Conference Topics
The Miracle of the Christian Church
Earthquakes, Tsunamis and God: The Problem of Natural Evil
The Sinlessness of Jesus
Hell and the Love of God: A Critique of Universalism
2010 Conference Topics
Using Pascal's Wager
Spectator Evidence and the Elusive God
Building the Case for Christianity
The Role of the Holy Spirit in Christian Apologetics
2009 Conference Topics
Why Evidence Matters
Apologetics in Your Home
C.S. Lewis's Argument for the Deity of Jesus
Solving the Problem of Evil
2008 Conference Topics
Christian Engagement with a Culture in Pain
Film and the Problem of Emotional Pain
Film and the Problem of Animal Pain
Film and the Pain of Crucifixion
2007 Conference Topics
Why and How Richard Dawkins Must Be Answered
Dawkins Case Against the Existence of God
The Fate of Humanity if Dawkins Is Right
Why Naturalism is Bad for Science
2006 Conference Topics
The Invisible Christian
The Myth of Postmodern Christianity
Evil and the Ressurection
Three Reasons Why People Don't Believe in the Ressurection
2005 Conference Topics
Christian Apologetics: What Is It and How To Do It?
Shazam, Kabam, Kaboom! The Kalam Cosmological Argument for the Existence of God
Your Home - A Laboratory for Christian Apologetics
Is Pascal's Wager a Good Bet?
2004 Conference Topics
Why Evidence Still Matters
Deciphering "The Da Vinci Code"
A Prayer for Richard Dawkins
Dealing with Biblical Difficulties
2003 Conference Topics
Making the Case for Christianity
Suffering: Why Does God Allow It?
Have Miracles Happened?
What About Those Who Never Hear?