Author Archives: Lee Strobel

The Cross-Examination

The Cross-Examination

Col. Jessep: You want answers? Lt. Kaffee: I think I’m entitled. Jessep: You want answers? Kaffee: I want the truth! Jessep: You can’t handle the truth! ~from the film A Few Good Men Few scenes are as gripping in the movies — or in real life — as the tenacious and effective cross-examination of a

Jesus in Genesis?

The Lord God said to the serpent, ‘Because you have done this,… I will put enmity between you and the woman, and between your offspring and hers; He will crush your head, and you will strike His heel.’ — Genesis 3:14-15 In the opening moments of the movie The Passion of the Christ, there was

God’s Personal Love

  I pray that you, being rooted and established in love, may have power, together with all the Lord’s holy people, to grasp how wide and long and high and deep is the love of Christ, and to know this love that surpasses knowledge — that you may be filled to the measure of all

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

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