Friday, September 30, 7:00-9:30pm

  • 6:45pm Doors Open
  • 7:00 Introduction
  • 7:25pm Engendered: Understanding Gender from the Bible Part 1
  • 8:20pm A Lost and Found Identity
  • 9:10pm Q&A

Saturday, October 1, 9:00am-3:00pm

  • 8:30am Doors Open/Continental Breakfast
  • 9:00am Introduction
  • 9:15am Engendered: Understanding Gender from the Bible Part 2
  • 10:15am Breakout #1
  • 11:10am A Story of Surrender
  • 12:05pm Lunch
  • 1:05pm Breakout #2
  • 2:00pm Q&A
  • 2:40pm Closing


Walt Heyer

Walt Heyer identified as a transgender woman for 8 years and now has a passion to help others who regret gender change. Walt travels extensively to share his story of redemption. Walt’s articles have been published online and his many books are a welcome resource in understanding the issue. His story is stunning. His intellectual grasp of the topic is compelling.

Photo of walt heyer taken in a photographer's studio.

Dr. Sam Andreades

Rev. Dr. Sam A. Andreades is author of enGendered, hailed by World Magazine as best Accessible Theology book of 2015, and more recently, Dating with Discernment: 12 Questions to Make a Lasting Marriage. He has been a pastor for over twenty years and founded “Higher Ground,” a discipleship ministry in Greenwich Village helping those with unwanted same-sex attraction to follow Christ. Through the website AffirmingGender.com and speaking engagements, he has taught audiences around the country how to celebrate God’s precious gift of gender.

Photo of sam andreades standing outside.

Lyn Doyle

Lyn Doyle is a local missionary with UrbanPromise Wilmington, and an active member of Brandywine Valley Baptist Church. She has been serving with UrbanPromise for over 7 years and cares deeply for marginalized communities. Since 2013 Lyn has been serving the LGBT+ community in several different capacities; she is passionate about the intersections of gender, sexuality and faith and hopes to be an asset to those navigating these topics.

Image of lyn doyle smiling while sitting outside.

Dr. Raymond Johnson

Biography information to come.

Registration Options:

There are two registration options:

  • Friday Only. $10/adult
  • Friday and Saturday. $25/person or $40/couple or family. Includes continental breakfast and lunch on Saturday.

Please note, there is no Saturday Only registration option.