Understanding & answering Islam Conference

Quest partners with Ravi Zacharias International Ministries for a Live Streaming Event

What are the foundational differences between Christianity and Islam? Which is the real Word Of God? The Bible or the Qur’an? Do you know what it costs a Muslim to consider Christ?

The event was held at Grace Church of Harmony on January 16 & 17, 2015.  There were 65 people in attendance.


  • Dr. Stuart McAllister

  • Dr. Andy Bannister

  • Dr. Abdu Murray

  • Rev. Dr. Richard Shumack

  • Revd Dr. Mark Durie

  • Dr. Nabeel Qureshi

  • Dr. Sasan Tavassoli




7:00pm  – Introduction to the 2015 Understanding and Answering Islam – Carson Weitnauer, US Director

7:10pm – Welcoming Remarks and Bible Study – Dr. Stuart McAllister

7:40pm – The Shape of Islam in the U.S. – Speaker to be announced at the conference

8:10pm – The Qur’an in the Hearts of Muslims – Dr. Nabeel Qureshi

9:00pm – End of Session


9:00am – Introductory Remarks – Carson Weitnauer, US Director

9:05am – Origins? The Qur’an and the Bible – Dr. Andy Bannister

9:55am – Break and Transition

10:15am – Reliable texts? The Qur’an vs. the Bible – Speaker to be announced at the conference

11:00am – Break and Transition

11:05am – Revelation? The Qur’an vs. the Bible – Dr. Mark Durie

12:00pm – Lunch Break

1:15pm – Worldview in the Qur’an and the Bible – Dr. Abdu Murray

2:05pm – Break and Transition

2:15pm – God in the Qur’an and the Bible – Dr. Sasan Tavassoli

3:00pm – Break and Transition

3:15pm – Question and Answer Session with Andy, Mark, Abdu, Sasan. Moderated by Richard Shumack.

4:10pm – Break and Transition

4:15pm – Closing Challenge – Dr. Stuart McAllister

4:30pm – End of Conference