Avalos/Valdes Debate 2/16/14

15 Feb

Juan Valdes debated Professor Hector Avalos in Indiana on February 16, 2014.  Watch it here!


Hear Juan share more answers on Hope Talks Radio.  Listen or podcast here.

Juan Valdes — Juan Valdes is a bi-lingual speaker for Reasons for Hope (English and Spanish). He is also the senior pastor of a Spanish-speaking congregation in Florida and works at a Christian school as both a chaplain and a teacher. His educational background includes graduate work at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School, and Master’s degrees from both Liberty Baptist Theological Seminary and Logos Graduate School. He also has a Doctor of Ministry in Apologetics from Southern Evangelical Seminary.  For information about having Juan speak at your church or event, click here.


Hector Avalos —  Hector Avalos is a professor of Religious Studies at Iowa State University, and the author of several books about religion.  He is a former Pentecostal preacher.  He has a Doctor of Philosophy in Hebrew Bible and Near Eastern Studies from Harvard University (1991), a Master of Theological Studies from Harvard Divinity School (1985), and a Bachelor of Arts in Anthropology from the University of Arizona in 1982.



Brad Holland

Reasons for Hope, Inc (rforh) is an apologetics ministry with a mission to equip believers to fulfill the command found in 1 Peter 3:15. To fulfill our mission, Reasons for Hope offers a ministry team of speakers and writers, a website, store and social media with educational and motivational biblical resources in print, electronic and audio/video.