Convinced World Theatrical PremiereOct. 16, 2015, Christ Cathedral, Orange County, CA
It was a wonderful evening! Thank you to everyone who came to the premiere! Click here for some photos from the event and click here for a news story about it which includes some video interviews.
Thank you to the stars who appeared at the premiere!
Pro-life advocate and author, former director at Planned ParenthoodAbby Johnson made national news when she walked away from her position as the director of a Planned Parenthood facility in Texas after taking part in an ultrasound guided abortion, and is currently one of our country’s most well-recognized pro-life advocates. She is the founder of And Then There Were None and the author of Unplanned. Abby and her husband Doug entered the Catholic Church in 2012.
Blogger, Author, Arriving at AmenLeah Libresco was a well known and vocal atheist who also made national news when she suddenly announced on her blog that she was becoming Catholic. Leah is a Yale grad who currently blogs for Patheos and and covers news for FiveThirtyEight. She is the author of Arriving at Amen and has also contributed to The American Conservative, First Things, and The American Interest.
Professor, AuthorHolly Ordway was an atheist professor whose study forced her to admit that her materialistic worldview simply wasn’t as strong as she thought it was. She is now Professor of English and Director of the M.A. in Apologetics at Houston Baptist University and the author of Not God’s Type: An Atheist Academic Lays Down Her Arms. Her academic work focuses on the work of C.S. Lewis and J.R.R. Tolkien, who played a major role in her conversion.
Author, Radio HostPatrick Coffin is the host of the top-rated national radio show Catholic Answers Live and the popular podcast Catholic Answers Focus. He has degrees in theology and philosophy from McGill University in Montreal and Franciscan University of Steubenville. Patrick has appeared on the FOX Channel, Comedy Central, and EWTN, and his writing has appeared in Inside the Vatican, The National Catholic Register, The Toronto Star, St. Austin Review, New Oxford Review and others. He is the author of Sex Au Naturel: What It Is and Why It’s Good For Your Marriage.
Author, Radio Host, SpeakerPatrick Madrid hosts the popular “Patrick Madrid Show” Monday through Friday (6:00 am – 9:00 am Pacific), produced by Immaculate Heart Radio. He has authored or edited 22 books on Catholic themes including, Why Be Catholic? Pope Fiction, Search and Rescue, Does the Bible Really Say That? and Envoy for Christ: 25 Years as a Catholic Apologist and the multi-volume Surprised by Truth series. Patrick is a frequent guest and occasional guest-host on the “Catholic Answers Live” program.
Clinical Psychologist, Author, SpeakerAlthough raised in a Catholic home, Dr. Kevin Vost became an atheist in his teen years and remained one for twenty five years. A former competitive body builder, Dr. Vost is the author of ever a dozen books, including From Atheism to Catholicism, The Seven Deadly Sins, Unearthing Your Ten Talents, and The One-Minute Aquinas. He is a frequent guest on radio and television and serves as a Research Review Committee Member for American Mensa, which promotes the scientific study of human intelligence.