Daystar Center

1550 S State St

United States

What is the THINK! South Loop Conference
Welcome to THINK!
THINK! South Loop is a three-night conversation aimed at fostering conversation and healthy debate among those who might classify themselves as spiritual seekers, skeptics, or no having faith affiliation at all. The conversations provide a safe and informal environment to ponder and explore a variety of questions around the claims of the Christian faith with others who also do not identify with Christianity and are open to learning more. Each night will answer one critical question through lecture, open Q&A, as well as follow up smaller conversations into the evening. Join us for 1 or all 3 nights.

​Each conversation is free for all in attendance. Registration is requested.



Nathan Rittenhouse
Conversation Topic: What is the Relationship Between Faith and Science?
Conversation Date: January 24th at 7:00pm
​Nathan Rittenhouse is an Itinerant Speaker with RZIM. He graduated from Bridgewater College in Virginia with a double major in Physics and Philosophy and Religion, and a minor in Mathematics before attending OCCA in Oxford. As a student, Nathan refreshed his mind by running track and cross-country and continues to enjoy a variety of outdoor activities with his wife and kids.

Daniel Rangel
Conversation Topic: What is the Relationship Between Human Sexuality and God?
Conversation Date: January 25th at 7:00pm
Daniel Rangel is a fulltime OCCA Fellow based in Dallas, TX. He is a gifted communicator speaking regularly with other businesses and universities, in the United States and Latin America. He passionately seeks to bring clarity to questions regarding the Christian faith. Daniel was born and raised in Houston and received his undergraduate degree in Mechanical Engineering from Texas A&M University. After graduation, Daniel worked as a fulltime engineer before going on to study at the Oxford Centre for Christian Apologetics. He is fluent in both Spanish and English.

Khaldoun Sweis
Conversation Topic: Why is God Silent in the face of evil?
Conversation Date: January 26th at 7:00pm
Dr. Sweis is Chair and Assistant Professor of Philosophy at Olive-Harvey College and serves as a tutor in philosophy with Oxford University in England. He has an MA degree from Trinity International University, in Christian Thought with an emphasis in Philosophy of Religion. His specialty is in Philosophy of Mind which is the subject of his doctoral work at the University of Hull where he earned his PhD in Philosophy of Mind in the United Kingdom. His experience entails teaching philosophy for over a decade as well as speaking at conferences both nationally and abroad in such as Hong Kong, Romania, Australia and England. Dr. Sweis is the founder of the Socratic Project which hosts debates and discussions on critical issues of our time and address the ultimate questions of life. He has two books: Debating Christian Theism, co-edited with Chad Meister and JP Moreland (Oxford University Press, 2013) and Christian Apologetics: An Anthology of Primary Sources co-edited with Chad Meister (Zondervan, 2011). He is a member of the American Philosophical Association. Dr. Sweis is privileged to be married to Luciana and is the father of two precious children, AnaKateriana Cosette and Daniel Zacharias.

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