Where Science and Faith Converge


Members of RTB’s Scholar Community are invited to apply to participate in the Visiting Scholar Program. Qualified candidates share our commitment to engaging in reputable scholarship, as well as actively sharing the Gospel of Jesus Christ with STEMM professionals.

Visiting Scholars come to RTB headquarters and enter into an extended collaboration with the staff scholars at Reasons to Believe. These strategic scholar-evangelists use their own expertise to engage in various projects to add depth to the ministry’s resources.

Qualifications to apply to become a Visiting Scholar

  • Heart of an evangelist who actively shares their faith (or wants to improve their efforts to share their faith) with seekers
  • Desire to engage in a deeper collaboration with RTB and help us develop new resources in your area of expertise
  • PhD or equivalent (preferred)
  • Hold personal beliefs consistent with RTB’s Mission & Beliefs, as well as the Chicago Statements on Inerrancy and Hermeneutics
  • Practices life behaviors consistent with RTB’s standard of conduct, including displaying personal character consistent with 1 Peter 3:15–16

What do Visiting Scholars do?

  • Have the opportunity to consult directly with the RTB staff scholars about areas of science-faith research that interest you
  • Contribute to the “Voices” blog on RTB’s website
  • Record podcasts and videos on various topics of interest
  • Make a guest appearance on our 28:19 television show
  • Participate in speaking engagements with local RTB chapters and RTB staff

Benefits of Coming as a Visiting Scholar

  • Grow in your understanding of Christian apologetics and applying it to your discipline
  • Come for a 1 or 2-week visit to the RTB headquarters in Covina, CA
  • Stay in our fully furnished, 1,683-square-foot townhome just a few miles away from RTB headquarters
  • Receive reimbursement for travel and food expenses
  • Use a fully furnished office at RTB headquarters
  • Build relationships with the RTB scholars and staff


If you would like more information about the Visiting Scholar Program, please contact our Scholar Community Assistant.

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