Author Archives: Lee Strobel

The Case for Christmas: Setting the Record Straight

The Case for Christmas: Setting the Record Straight

The Son of God became a man to enable men to become sons of God. ~ C. S. Lewis, Mere Christianity Introduction Holidays just bring out the best in us. Whether it’s roses and chocolates for Valentine’s Day, or baskets of candy for Easter, or flags and fireworks for the Fourth of July, we love

Who Was in the Manger on That First Christmas Morning?

The Chicago Tribune newsroom was eerily quiet on the day before Christmas. As I sat at my desk with little to do, my mind kept wandering back to a family I had encountered a month earlier while I was working on a series of articles about Chicago’s neediest people. The Delgados — sixty-year-old Perfecta and

Helping Friends Consider the Case for Christ

My only aim is to finish the race and complete the task the Lord Jesus has given me — the task of testifying to the good news of God’s grace. — Acts 20:24 Getting Started Welcome to session one of Making Your Case for Christ. This study is about how we can better understand, explain,

Case for Miracles | Lee Strobel

A Child’s Faith-Filled Prayer and God’s Amazing Answer

A Child’s Faith-Filled Prayer and God’s Amazing Answer Truly I tell you, if you have faith as small as a mustard seed, you can say to this mountain, ‘Move from here to there,’ and it will move. Nothing will be impossible for you. — Matthew 17:20, NIV In Equatorial Africa, far from pharmacies and hospitals,

The Case for Grace: Through Adultery to Grace

The Case for Grace: Through Adultery to Grace

Editor’s note: Today’s article begins in the middle of the story of Heidi and Brad, a Pastor “fallen from grace”. The question Heidi faced after he confessed to committing adultery was “Can I forgive him?” Her answer came slowly as she watched Brad be truly repentant – yes. The next question for them was… Brad’s

The Case for Faith: Coping with Contradictions | Lee Strobel

The Case for Faith: Coping with Contradictions

The Case for Faith: Coping with Contradictions Editor’s Note: In this excerpt of The Case for Faith, Lee Strobel is having a theological debate with Norman Geisler, president of Southern Evangelical Seminary in Charlotte, North Carolina. What a fantastic discussion to share with a friend who is seeking to know the truth today! * When

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

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