Around the State: Christian student leaders meet at ETBU; CLC plans advocacy day

More than 250 students attended the 19th annual Christian Association of Student Leaders Conference at East Texas Baptist University.

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Eric Bryant 200Eric Michael Bryant, lead pastor for Gateway South Church in Austin, was the keynote speaker for the 19th annual Christian Association of Student Leaders Conference, Jan. 26-28 at East Texas Baptist University. More than 250 students from Christian universities throughout the Southwest and Southeast attended the weekend event.

The Texas Baptist Christian Life Commission will offer workshops and general sessions on public policy advocacy Feb. 28 at Hyde Park Baptist Church in Austin. Featured speakers include Vincent Bacote, director of the Center for Applied Ethics at Wheaton College, and pastor/author Gabe Lyons. Workshop topics include religious liberty, immigration, race, payday lending and foster care. On March 1, participants will have the opportunity to meet with elected officials at the Texas Capitol. For more information, click here

Authors Lee Strobel and Mark Mittelberg are keynote speakers at a Greater Austin (Un)Apologetics Conference, Feb. 24-25 at Austin Baptist Church. The conference, sponsored by the Baptist General Convention of Texas Great Commission Team, also includes a debate between Mike Licona, Christian apologist and associate professor of theology at Houston Baptist University, and Matt Dillahunty, former president of the Atheist Community of Austin and host of  “The Atheist Experience” program on cable television and the Internet. Cost is $45 for adults and $30 for students. For more information click here

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