“But as for you, O man of God... Pursue righteousness, godliness, faith, love, steadfastness, gentleness. Fight the good fight of the faith. Take hold of the eternal life to which you were called and about which you made the good confession in the presence of many witnesses.”
— 1 Timothy 6:11–12

WHEN: Friday, August 10 thru Saturday, August 11, 20178 WHERE: Kongsvinger Lutheran Church | Oslo, Minnesota

Fight the Good Fight of Faith: How can you contend for the faith, once and for all delivered to the saints in the midst of a church culture that follows every strange wind of doctrine that comes down the pike?

Friday, August 10th

  • 9:00-10:00 – Session One
  • 10:30-11:30 –Session Two
  • 11:30-1:00 – Lunch Break
  • 1:00-2:00 – Session Three
  • 2:30-3:30 – Session Four
  • 4:00-5:00 – Q&A Panel Discussion

Saturday, August 11th

  • 9:00-10:00 – Session One
  • 10:30-11:30 –Session Two
  • 11:30-1:00 – Lunch Break
  • 1:00-2:00 – Session Three
  • 2:30-3:30 – Session Four
  • 4:00-5:00 – Q&A Panel Discussion

*Talk topics and titles will be announced soon.



Rev. Chris Rosebrough launched both Pirate Christian Radio and Fighting for the Faith in 2008, after doing apologetics ministry for over a decade. He serves as Pastor of Kongsvinger Lutheran Church in Minnesota (AALC).

Rev. Dr. Matthew Richard has been the pastor of Zion Lutheran Church of Gwinner, ND since November 2013.  He was previously a Senior Pastor in Sidney, Montana, an Associate Pastor in Williston, North  Dakota, and an Associate Pastor in Rancho Cucamonga, California

Pastor Richard finds great joy in speaking and writing.  You will see many of his articles and video teachings on various Lutheran Blogs and Journals.  You can also hear him on the radio and internet podcasts, speaking on a variety of topics.  And his most recent book from Concordia Publishing House, "Will the Real Jesus Please Stand Up? 12 False Christs," can be found at CPH.org or Amazon.com.

Sandra Ostapowich serves as the conference executive for Higher Things, Inc. (a recognized service organization of the LCMS) and is currently living in Denison,Texas. Before working full-timefor Higher Things, she served on their board of directors for nine years and worked as a Christian education and youth director in Loveland, Colo. She graduated with a B.A. in theology (pre-seminary) from Valparaiso University in Valparaiso, Ind; an M.A. in Christian history from Luther Seminary in St. Paul, Minn.; and is currently in the process of earning her Ph.D. in Missiology from Concordia Theological Seminary in Fort Wayne, Ind. She has also served as a member of the Board of Regents for Concordia University — Irvine since 2010. As a survivor of domestic abuse, Ostapowich works diligently to bring awareness to the issue of domestic violence through her writing and speaking, drawing from her personal experiences.

Phil Johnson is Executive Director of Grace to You, the media ministry of John MacArthur. Phil is also an elder at Grace Community Church, where he pastors the GraceLife fellowship group. Phil's wife, Darlene, has been his partner in life and ministry since 1978. Together they raised three sons and now delight in being grandparents to seven prodigiously cute children.



   Kongsvinger Lutheran Church  | 15950 470th AveNUE NW, Oslo, MN 56744

Kongsvinger Lutheran Church | 15950 470th AveNUE NW, Oslo, MN 56744

2018 PCR Conference Registration

Space is limited to only 150 adults and 50 children.

  • $124.95 – Adults & Youth, 13 and older
  • $24.95 – Youth & Children, 5-12 years
  • Toddlers & Infants 0-5 years are free

Conference registration price provides:

  • 8 – Conference Sessions
  • 2 – Ask the Pastor Panels
  • 2 – Lunches at Kongsvinger
  • 1 – Pirate Christian T-shirt (free)
  • Conference Audio Download

Childcare is available during all sessions for children 12 and under and toddlers who are potty trained. Register all family members.

Questions? Email: support@piratechristianradio.com

Add To Cart

Airport Information

Hotel Accommodations


GROUP NAME:  Pirate Christian Radio Conference

Fairfield Inn and Suites

514 Gateway Dr NE,
East Grand Forks, MN 56721

Phone:(218) 399-3030