Andy Bannister is a highly in-demand speaker, writer, and broadcaster. Andy is the director of the Solas Centre for Public Christianity, an evangelism and training ministry. He is passionate about getting the gospel out of the four walls of the church and equipping Christians to share their faith in their communities. When not travelling, speaking, or writing, he is a keen hiker, mountain climber and photographer. He is married to Astrid and they have two children, Caitriona and Christopher.
Andy holds a PhD in Islamic studies and has taught extensively at universities across Canada, the USA, the UK and further afield on both Islam and philosophy. He is also an Adjunct Research Fellow at The Arthur Jeffery Centre for the Study of Islam at Melbourne School of Theology.
He is the author of An Oral-Formulaic Study of the Qur’an (a groundbreaking and innovative study that reveals many of the ways the Qur’an was first composed) and Heroes: Five Lessons From Whose Lives We Can Learn, an exciting and fast-moving look at the lives of five incredible giants of the Christian faith. His latest book, The Atheist Who Didn’t Exist (or: The Dreadful Consequences of Really Bad Arguments), is a humorous engagement with the New Atheism. He also co-wrote and presented the TV documentary, Burning Questions.
3–7 June 2024 (Mon–Fri)
Let’s be honest, most of us are a bit nervous about sharing our faith in Jesus at work, college or university, or with friends and…
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