Note: Additional speakers, panels, and events may be added at a later date.

The conference will begin at 1 pm CT on Monday, October 27 and will conclude at noon Wednesday, October 29. 


9:00am-1:00 pm — Registration

1:00-5:00 pm — Afternoon Session

Aftermath: Ministering in a Post-Marriage Culture

| Albert Mohler


The State of Marriage in American Culture: Divorce, Cohabitation,
Same-Sex Marriage, and Other Trends

| Phillip Bethancourt (moderator), Russell Moore, Albert Mohler, D. A. Horton, and Robert Sloan


Building Healthy Marriages

| Greg Smalley


The Price of Citizenship: Can the State Compel the Church to Embrace Homosexual Relationships? 

| Kristen Waggoner and Erik Stanley


Loving My (LGBT) Neighbor

| Glenn Stanton


Millennials and Marriage: Evaluating the Younger Generation's
Views on Sexuality and Marriage

| Andrew Walker (moderator), John Stonestreet, Trevin Wax, Lindsay Swartz, and Eric Teetsel


7:00-9:30 Evening Session

Now and Not Yet: Making Sense of Single Life in the Twenty-First Century

| Jennifer Marshall


God on Sex: The Creator's Ideas about Love, Intimacy, and Marriage

| Danny Akin


Better Together: Marriage and the Common Good

| Sherif Girgis


The State of Marriage in American Churches

| Daniel Darling (moderator), Kevin Ezell, Dennis Rainey, Carmen Fowler Laberge, and Heath Lambert



Morning Session 8:30 AM-12:00 PM

Secret Thoughts of an Unlikely Convert

| Russell Moore and Rosaria Butterfield


Questions & Ethics Live

| Russell Moore


Out of a Far Country: A Gay Son's Journey to God

| Christopher Yuan


How does the Gospel Equip Christians who Struggle with Same-sex Attraction?

| Jackie Hill-Perry


Is It Okay to Be Gay? A Candid Conversation on Christians and Same-Sex Attraction

| Russell Moore (moderator), Christopher Yuan, Sam Allberry, Rosaria Butterfield, and Jackie Hill-Perry


Breakout Sessions 2:30-4:30

Breakout Sessions (two sessions with three choices each session)

  • Session 1

    The Talk: How to Discuss Homosexuality with Kids in your Home and Church

    | Jimmy Scroggins

  • Session 1

    Is There Really a Slippery Slope? A Gospel-Centered Assessment of Gender Identity, Transgender, and Polygamy

    | Denny Burk

  • Session 1

    Pastor Panel: Facing the Biggest Challenges to Marriage in the Church Today

    | Dean Inserra (moderator), David Prince, Matt Carter, and Mike Goeke

  • Session 2

    Is God Anti-Gay? Answering Tough Questions about Same-Sex Marriage

    | Sam Allberry

  • Session 2

    Get Married, Change the World: Millennials, Marriage, and Social Justice

    | Andrew Walker

  • Session 2

    Women Tell All: Gospel Perspectives on Marriage, Submission, and Sexuality

    | (For Women Only) — Lindsay Swartz (co-host), Trillia Newbell (co-host), Christine Hoover, Jennifer Lyell, and Jani Ortlund


Evening Session 6:30-9:30 PM

Marriage and Missions: How Singleness and Marriage Connect to the Great Commission

| David Platt


Why I Love and Hate Being Single

| Lizette Beard


Reconcilable Differences: Building Bridges with Those who Disagree about Marriage

| Jim Daly


Slow-Motion Sexual Revolutionaries? Culture Wars, Christian Witness, and the Future of Marriage

| Russell Moore



Morning Session 8:30-11:00 AM

Growing Great Commission Marriages

| Dennis Rainey


Preparing Next Generation Leaders for a Post-Marriage Culture

| Phillip Bethancourt (Moderator), Steven Smith, Jason Allen, Thomas White, and Randy Stinson


Marriage in Crisis: The Conflict between Sexual Freedom and Religious Liberty

| Ryan Anderson


Preaching like Jesus to the LGBT Community and its Supporters

| JD Greear


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