About Krista

Krista Bontrager is a fourth generation minister/theologian. She is a Bible scholar, author, teacher, university professor, wife and former homeschool mom. Read more.

Message for Parents

"How can I help my child transition their faith into adulthood?"

Krista Bontrager develops a strategy for parents and educators to make the most of their time with the children in their care. Based on Psalm 90:12, this practical message will equip Christians to be more intentional about their efforts to disciple the next generation.

Order the Teach Us to Number Our Days DVD from Reasons to Believe.


School of Ministry

Two Worlds School of Ministry

Krista has assembled a series of online classes to train Christians to share their faith.

Youth Club

>>> Visit the official club web site. <<<

Krista formerly taught a weekly discussion club for Christian teens at her church. Those recordings are archived on the club's web site.


Krista is available to speak to your church, homeschool group or for individual and small group tutoring. Send in your request by filling out the form below.

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    Solidly Biblical, Immanently Practical


    Krista is available to speak at churches, adult Sunday School classes, mid-week studies, women’s events, conferences, youth groups, chapel services, or homeschool groups.

    She is able to do a single talk, half- or all-day seminar, weekend series, or extended lecture series (if in Southern CA or via Skype).

    Feel free to browse through the list of topics below. These are her most popular talks, but if you have an idea for a talk you’d like her to develop, let her know. Sometimes she's up for researching something new.



    • Eyes Wide Open: Christian perspective on making and watching movies - Great for intergenerational settings, including youth groups. Series can be given in two to six parts. Listen to Krista share some of the ideas contained in this series (part 1; part 2).
    • The Bigger Picture on Creation - One- to four-part series. Ideal “starter” series to introduce Christians to the biblical evidence for an old-earth creation perspective. Great for church groups and other Christian education settings. Based on Krista's small group study guide of the same title.
    • Teaching Creation Science - Principles of teaching science from a Christian worldview.
    • Real Life Spiritual Warfare - A practical approach to an important topic. For ages 13 and up. Great for youth. Includes Krista's testimony of healing from bipolar disorder. Watch Krista share some of the ideas contained in this series (part 1, part 2, part 3).
    • Will the Real Jesus Please Stand Up? - Historical and archeological evidence for Jesus.
    • Bible Boot Camp: Special Forces - A more advanced series that takes Bible study skills to the next level.
    • Unlocking the Bible’s Story - Build a bridge between the ancient world and our world using a big picture approach to Bible interpretation.
    • Was Noah’s Flood Global or Local? - Examination of the biblical passages related to Noah’s flood.
    • A Woman's Place - Portraits of women in the Bible and how they challenge us to deepen our understanding of God’s love and His grace. This talk can be customized for a women's event.
    • Image Bearers in a Broken World – Explores what it means to be created in the image of God and how this idea forms a foundational component for our worth and dignity as human beings. This talk can be customized for a women's event.