Tim Staples was a fallen-away Southern Baptist who as a teen came back to faith in Christ through the witness of televangelists. During his four-year tour with the U.S. Marine Corps, he became friends with a Marine well-versed in his Catholic Faith who challenged Tim to study Catholicism from Catholic and historical sources. That sparked a two-year search for the truth.
After his conversion to the Catholic Faith, Trent Horn earned a master’s degree in theology from Franciscan University of Steubenville and is currently pursuing a graduate degree in philosophy from Holy Apostles College.
Karlo Broussard, a native of Southern Louisiana, left a promising musical career to devote himself full-time to the work of Catholic apologetics. As a staff apologist and speaker for Catholic Answers, he travels the country giving talks on apologetics, biblical studies, theology, and philosophy.
Christopher Check is president of Catholic Answers, the largest lay-run apologetics and evangelization organization in the English-speaking world. He holds a degree in English Literature from Rice University.
Devin Rose grew up a militant atheist. As a college student he was radically converted to Christ and began practicing Evangelical Christianity. A few years later, long prayer and study led him to enter into full communion with the Catholic Church.
Steve Weidenkopf is a Lecturer of Church History at the Notre Dame Graduate School of Christendom College in Alexandria, Virginia. He is the author of The Glory of the Crusades and is the creator and co-author of Epic: A Journey through Church History as well as the author and presenter of The Early Church.
Mark Brumley, author of The Seven Deadly Sins of Apologetics, is President of Ignatius Press. He is a trustee of the Augustine Institute and of the Dominican School of Philosophy and Theology in Berkeley.
Christopher Blum is the Academic Dean of the Augustine Institute's Graduate School of Theology
Christopher Blum is the Academic Dean of the Augustine Institute’s Graduate School of Theology and the host of the new Augustine Institute video series on the saints of the Catholic Reformation, True Reformers.