Resolved: There is good reason to believe that the Christian God exists.
Moderator: Brian Knapp
Affirmative: Chris Bolt
Chris Bolt holds a B.A. Philosophy (High Honors) and B.A. Religion from Lynchburg College (Magna Cum Laude) as well as an M.Div. from The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary (School of Theology) where he is a Ph.D. candidate in Christian Philosophy. Bolt is the recipient of a number of awards for his work in philosophy and religion and a member of the Evangelical Philosophical Society. He has participated in debates on the existence of God and on ethics and wrote a chapter of The Portable Presuppositionalist by Jamin Hübner. Bolt is a contributor to www.choosinghats.org and www.realapologetics.org. He lives in Indiana with his wife Kerri and dog Flash.
Negative: Michael Long
Michael Long has Bachelors degrees in Philosophy and Political Science from Edinboro University of Pennsylvania, and a Masters degree in Philosophy from The University of Houston. He is a former assistant organizer of the Houston Atheists Meetup group and is an organizer and founding member of Erie Atheists and Agnostics. Michael has led a counter-apologetics discussion group in Houston, and participates in discussions of religion and philosophy intermittently on online forums and on Paltalk. He co-hosts the counter-apologetics podcast “Goodness over God” with Ben Wallis.