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Biblical Worldview Institute 2018

  • Thursday, Nov 8, 2018 8:00 AM - Friday, Nov 9, 2018 12:00 PM CST

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This event was available from Thursday, August 24, 2017 12:00 AM until the event start date.


We are very excited about Prestonwood Christian Academy’s 2018 Biblical Worldview Institute and are glad you are planning to join us. This year’s theme is “IMAGE- BEARER.”  We look forward to the worldview training and pray it will be a blessing to you

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Thursday morning, November 8
8:30-11:30 a.m. – Prestonwood Baptist Church Worship Center - Doors open at 8:00 a.m. 

What’s Happening to Gender and Sexuality
Ryan T. Anderson, Ph.D
., is the William E. Simon Senior Research Fellow in American Principles and Public Policy at The Heritage Foundation and author of the new book, When Harry Became Sally

Panel Discussion I- Believing the Gospel for Healing and Change

Panel Members

Ryan Anderson, Ph.D.

Ricky Chelette serves as Executive Director of Living Hope Ministries www.livehope.org and Minister of Pastoral Ministries at First Baptist Church, Arlington, TX. As an ordained pastor, Ricky has over thirty years of ministry experience with most of those years in youth/student/young adult work. He is a gifted speaker, teacher and lecturer and is committed to equipping the church in understanding sexual and relational brokenness.

Walt Heyer is a former transgender with a passion to help others who regret gender change. Walt travels extensively to share his story of redemption at conferences, churches and universities. Walt has appeared on numerous radio and television shows in the U.S. and Canada. Walt’s articles have been published online and his many books are a welcome resource in understanding the issue.

Hope Harris lived most of her adult life as an out and proud lesbian. In 2009,  she surrendered her life to Jesus Christ and began a journey of resolving the issues of sexual identity and gender with the Word of God. She is currently finishing up her first book sharing that journey.

Panel Discussion II-When Faith and Freedom Collide

Panel Members

Ryan Anderson

Jeremy Tedesco, Esq., serves as senior counsel and vice president of U.S. Advocacy and Administration for Alliance Defending Freedom, where he helps oversee the implementation of strategic initiatives and advocacy campaigns. Since joining ADF in 2004, Tedesco has litigated cases protecting religious liberty, free speech, and the sanctity of human life.

Chelsey Youman, Esq., is Counsel for First Liberty Institute, concentrating on religious liberty matters and First Amendment rights. Youman received her Juris Doctor from Southern Methodist University, where she was a Dean’s Scholarship Recipient.  

Thursday afternoon, November 8

Lunch available in Main Street Cafe
Visit Christian College booths

11:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. - Prestonwood Baptist Church

New this year: Afternoon Breakout sessions in various room on the Prestonwood Baptist Church Campus

Students may pick one topic to attend each session.

 Session 1 (1:30-2:20)

Finding True Freedom: A Transgender's Story led by Walt Heyer

Loving the LGBTQ+ with Grace and Truth led by Ricky Chelette and Hope Harris

Pornography -It's Real So Let's Get Real led by Joe Dallas

  • Boys only session
  • Girls only session

Gender/Sexuality and Liberty Issues led by Jeremy Tedesco, Esq, and Chelsey Youman, Esq. 

College, Is It a Safe Space? led by Matthew Hall, Ph. D, - Dean of Boyce College 

Session 2 (2:30-3:20)

Finding True Freedom: A Transgender's Story led by Walt Heyer

Loving the LGBTQ+ with Grace and Truth led by Ricky Chelette and Hope Harris

Pornography -It's Real So Let's Get Real led by Joe Dallas

  • Boys only session
  • Girls only session

Gender/Sexuality and Liberty Issues led by Jeremy Tedesco, Esq, and Chelsey Youman, Esq. 

College, Is It a Safe Space? led by Matthew Hall, Ph. D, - Dean of Boyce College


Friday morning, November 9
8:30-11:30 a.m. – Prestonwood Baptist Church Worship Center - Doors open at 8:00 a.m. 

Does the Constitution Constrain Liberty?

Jeremy Tedesco, Esq., serves as senior counsel and vice president of U.S. Advocacy and Administration for Alliance Defending Freedom, where he helps oversee the implementation of strategic initiatives and advocacy campaigns. Since joining ADF in 2004, Tedesco has litigated cases protecting religious liberty, free speech, and the sanctity of human life. 

Finding True Freedom

Walt Heyer is a former transgender with a passion to help others who regret gender change. Walt travels extensively to share his story of redemption at conferences, churches and universities. Walt has appeared on numerous radio and television shows in the U.S. and Canada. Walt’s articles have been published online and his many books are a welcome resource in understanding the issue.

Pornography It's Real So Let's Get Real

Joe Dallas is an author, conference speaker, and ordained pastoral counselor. He directs a Biblical counseling ministry for those dealing with sexual and relational problems, and with their families as well.  He received his Master’s Degree in Christian Counseling from Vision University, San Diego, CA and is a member of the American Association of Christian Counselors. He is also the author of the daily blog Joe Dallas Online.

 This Culture, You, and the Gospel

Ben Schettler is the Founder and President of Ask or Think Ministries, a non-profit focused on aiding the church with Biblical advice and teaching on cultural engagement and gospel advancement.

If you are traveling from out of town we have arranged for special conference rates at: 

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3101 Dallas Parkway
Plano, TX 75093
972-403-7330
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3100 Dallas Parkway
Plano, TX 75093, USA
972 378 3997
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Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott PlanoThe Colony
5909 Stone Creek Drive
The Colony, TX 75056
972-370-7732

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