Author Archives: Lee Strobel

God’s Greatest Gift: The Christmas Child

God’s Greatest Gift: The Christmas Child

After spending nearly two years investigating the identity of the Christmas Child, I was ready to reach a verdict. For me, the evidence was clear and compelling. Yes, Christmas is a holiday overlaid with all sorts of fanciful beliefs, from flying reindeer to Santa Claus sliding down chimneys. But I became convinced that if you

A Scientist Discovers God

Who has measured the waters in the hollow of his hand, or with the breadth of his hand marked off the heavens? — Isaiah 40:12 Allan Rex Sandage, the greatest observational cosmologist in the world — who deciphered the secrets of the stars, plumbed the mysteries of quasars, revealed the age of globular clusters, pinpointed

The Case for Easter: Believe + Receive = Become

Editor’s Note: See the movie that has everyone talking about Jesus! Critics and moviegoers alike are raving about The Case for Christ, based on Lee Strobel’s bestselling book, now playing in theaters nationwide with an additional 500 theaters added for this Easter weekend! Be sure to bring your friends and family to see this important

The Case For Christ: Evidence for the Resurrection

Watch the trailer for The Case for Christ film, based on the true story of award-winning investigative journalist Lee Strobel, an avowed atheist, who applies his well-honed journalistic and legal skills to disprove the newfound Christian faith of his wife… with unexpected, life-altering results. Coming to theaters nationwide on April 7, 2017 from Pure Flix

Fingerprint Evidence for Our Messiah, Jesus — Part 2

Editor’s Note: Today’s devotion is a continuation from yesterday’s part 1 excerpt from The Case for Christ by Lee Strobel. If you missed this devotion, you can find it archived here. The excerpt below carries on Lee Strobel’s interview with Louis Lapides, a Jewish believer who began believing that Jesus was the long-looked-for Messiah and

Fingerprint Evidence for Our Messiah, Jesus — Part 1

Did Jesus — and Jesus alone — match the identity of the Messiah? Slender and bespectacled, (Pastor Louis) Lapides is soft-spoken but has a quick smile and ready laugh. He was upbeat and polite as he ushered me to a chair near the front of Beth Ariel Fellowship in Sherman Oaks, California. I didn’t want to begin by

The Case for Christ: That’s Why We Pray

Editor’s Note: The newly revised and updated version of Lee Strobel’s well-renowned The Case for Christ released this month. With the dramatic scenario of an investigative journalist pursuing his leads, Strobel uses his experience as a Chicago Tribune reporter to interview experts about the evidence for Christ from the fields of science, philosophy, and history. Enjoy

Random Acts of Kindness Aren’t Enough

Darla took out her crayons and scrawled a letter to her heavenly Father: Dear Mr. God, Did you really mean, “Do unto others as they do unto you”? Because if you did, then I’m going to fix my brother!1 Little Darla isn’t the first person to creatively rewrite the Golden Rule. Politicians in Chicago have

People Matter

What is mankind that you are mindful of them, human beings that you care for them? You have made them a little lower than the angels and crowned them with glory and honor. — Psalm 8:4-5 Adolf Hitler’s political philosophy has been summed up to say: “Society’s needs come before the individual’s needs.”1 History, of

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