Mary Jo Sharp
Mary Jo Sharp, Assistant Professor of Apologetics at Houston Baptist University, and keynote speaker at the Thinking Matters Christchurch and Auckland conferences, will be speaking at Reasons for Faith, Tuesday 22nd May, on the subject, “Responding to the Intolerance of the New Tolerance.” Venue: Lighthouse Christian Fellowship, 703 Wairere Drive, Chartwell. Time: 7 – 9pm.
Mary Jo Sharp is a former atheist from the Pacific Northwest who thought religion was for the weak-minded. She now holds a Masters in Christian Apologetics from Biola University and is the first woman to become a Certified Apologetics Instructor through the North American Mission Board of the Southern Baptist Convention. Mary Jo is an Assistant Professor at Houston Baptist University, on faculty with Summit Ministries, an author with Kregel Publications and B&H Publications, and has recently produced a new DVD Bible Study with LifeWay Resources. A clear communicator with a heart for people, she finds great joy in sharing the deep truths of her Lord and Savior. She administrates the website, Confident Christianity, and has engaged in two formal, public debates with Muslims.