Where Hollywood Meets Evangelism

Carl Kerby

Saturday & Sunday, May 11-12, 2013

Oak Hill Chapel & Intelligent Design Resource Center
4685 Hwy Y, Valles Mines, MO 63087 (map)

Carl is a dynamic speaker devoted to sharing God’s truth with people right where they are. He is the Founder and President of Reasons for Hope, Inc. Come hear Carl share his heart in two talks at Oak Hill Chapel!

Saturday, May 11, 2013

4PM – Remote Control: The Power of Hollywood on Today’s Culture
5PM – Q&A
6PM – Dinner
7PM – Human Evolution: From Ida to Us. What are the Facts?
8PM – Q&A

Sunday, May 12, 2013

9:30AM – 10 Things a Christian Can Learn About Evangelism From an Atheist
10:30AM – Does Genesis Matter?

If we want to reach the world today with the Gospel, we’re going to have as many tools at our disposal as possible. One tool that every one of us can use is conversation! In this talk, Carl uses clips from a popular TV program from Showtime featuring the entertainers Penn and Teller attacking Christianity and the Bible. Carl shows how, and how NOT, to answer the attacks leveled against Christians. Carl shows the “power of conversation” firsthand. This presentation will help and challenge audiences to be both real and relevant as they learn to talk with, not at, people in order to impact the culture.

About the Speaker

Carl Kerby grew up in a liberal church that taught that evolution could be mixed with God’s Word. In 1987 Carl Kerby became a Christian after attending a crusade in Salt Lake City, Utah.

Carl was an air traffic controller in the military in the late 1980’s. After riding in the cockpit on a flight to see his father, the creation vs. evolution issue came up during a conversation with the pilots. The co-pilot merely showed him from the Bible that evolution was a totally different worldview that could not be in harmony with the Scripture. He introduced Carl to Ken Ham’s book The Lie: Evolution. After reading it,Carl’s faith was totally changed. He learned that from the very first book, God’s Word stands true.

Carl has been an air traffic controller at O’Hare International Airport in Chicago, one of the busiest airports in the world.

Carl has a particular burden to reach the people of Japan. Carl met his wife when he was an air traffic controller in Japan during the early 1980s.

Carl’s passion is to proclaim the authority and accuracy of the Bible and to engage the minds and hearts of believers and unbelievers in todays’ culture so that they may experience the realities the Word of God. This happens every time Carl speaks. Whether he speaks to youth or adult, large or small crowds, churches or schools, Carl has a way of connecting with almost everybody; that is one of the reasons Carl was one of Answers in Genesis‘ most dynamic and sought-after speakers.

Carl was a founding Board Member of Answers in Genesis for 10 years and served there for over 15 years before stepping out in faith to become President and Founder of Reasons for Hope, Inc. Though Carl has played many roles in his life (son of a professional wrestler, air-traffic controller at O’Hare Intl. Airport, and widely known speaker for Answers in Genesis), his most cherished accomplishment is his marriage to his wife, Masami, for over 28 years, and his role as a father to his daughter, Alisa, and his son, Carl, Jr., and grandfather to his grandchildren, Trey, Naomi Joy and Mari Hayashida.

Learn more about Carl Kerby on the Reasons for Hope website, as well as on Facebook, Twitter, or Vimeo!


(From the East and South)
Exit from I-55 at the Hwy. Y Bloomsdale exit.
Travel west on Hwy. Y approximately 15
miles until you cross Hwy.-D.
Travel 0.5 miles more;
Oak Hill Chapel will be on your right.

(From the West and North)
Exit I-55 at the Hwy. 67 exit (exit 174B, toward Festus).
Head south for 15.5 miles
until you come to the Hwy. Y exit.
Turn left and travel east 3.5 miles on Hwy. Y.
Oak Hill Chapel will be on your left.
The Chapel is less than 45 miles from the I-270/I-55 interchange.

For More Information

Email us at aldridgehill@juno.com or contact Mary Otte at (573) 535-0762 or Hazel Aldridge at (573) 358-7156.

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