MARCH 17, 2017
Against Doubt celebrates its one-year anniversary.
FEBRUARY 18, 2017
David Michael joins the team of Against Doubt. The team begins work on redefining and revamping individual roles.
JUNE 10, 2016
An Le joins the Against Doubt team as the Director of Publicity.
MAY 6, 2016
Jam Risser joins the Against Doubt team as the Director of Technology.
MAY 2, 2016
The Messiah College Pulse publishes an article about Against Doubt.
APRIL 24, 2016
The first video address is released. Vinh addresses the need to revamp the email system because of a high influx of subscribers. It is announced that articles will be released on a regular basis.
MARCH 27, 2016
The first article, “Risen…Or Not?”, is released on Easter Day and enjoys a highly enthusiastic response from readers.
MARCH 19, 2016
Within two days, the website has reached 100 email subscribers.
MARCH 17, 2016
AGAINST DOUBT IS LAUNCHED.
MARCH 15, 2016
The campaign begins. Joseph, Scott, and Vinh travel across campus late at night to begin planting posters and drawing chalk symbols. The following day, the strange symbols receive much attention and curiosity from students.
Meanwhile, Adam Dawes publishes Against Doubt’s official Facebook page.
MARCH 14, 2016
The team reunites after Spring Break. Scott finishes production of three versions of the Against Doubt posters. Chalk is purchased.
As Joseph and Scott print the posters, Vinh remains on campus to make last-minute adjustments to the website.
MARCH 7, 2016
This date is moved to March 17 (Saint Patrick’s Day). This happens to be the 77th day of the year.
MARCH 5, 2016
The team departs for Spring Break. Plans are temporarily suspended and meetings are postponed until after March 13. The team sets March 15 as a tentative release date for the website.
FEBRUARY 29, 2016
Vinh calls an emergency meeting to discuss the possibility of beginning the Three-Day plan on March 1, thus enabling a March 3 release right before Spring Break. Due to torrential rains and difficulty mounting the campaign in a single day, the proposal is voted down.
FEBRUARY 28, 2016
Scott proposes the Three-Day campaign plan. On Day 1, icthus symbols will appear all over their college campus in chalk, accompanied by an encrypted version of the Against Doubt tagline: “Why Do You Believe?” On Day 2, similar posters will be released at all locations on campus. On Day 3 (launch date), another round of posters containing the link to the website will be released.
FEBRUARY 27, 2016
The website is heavily refined after much input from the team. It is almost prepared for public release.
FEBRUARY 13, 2016
Joseph compiles a document containing numerous suggestions for the newly-finished website. Scott designs the official Against Doubt logo, implementing the iconic ichthus (Christian fish) symbol.
FEBRUARY 7, 2016
Joseph Keller joins the Against Doubt team as the Director of RISEN after a late-night conversation with Vinh and Scott. They briefly discuss campaign strategies and plan to release the website within the next two months.
FEBRUARY 5, 2016
Vinh designs the first version of the logo. The first version of the website is fully built and functional. Adam Dawes joins the team as the Director of Social Media.
FEBRUARY 4, 2016
The appropriate server and domain names are purchased. Vinh begins construction on the new website.
FEBRUARY 1, 2016
Against Doubt is conceived. Vinh Le and Scott Beaver brainstorm possible names for a Christian apologetics blog geared towards teens and young adults. “Fear No More” and “Beyond Doubt” are considered. “Against Doubt” is ultimately chosen. The two consider writing under pseudonyms, but it is ultimately decided that the blog will be published using real names to avoid suspicion and ambiguity.