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Lee Strobel          

Best-Selling Author; Atheistic Journalist-Turned-Apologist

Atheist-turned-Christian Lee Strobel, the former award-winning legal editor of The Chicago Tribune, is a New York Times best-selling author of more than forty books and curricula that have sold fourteen million copies in total. He currently serves as Founding Director of the Lee Strobel Center for Evangelism and Applied Apologetics at Colorado Christian University.

Strobel has been described in the Washington Post as “one of the evangelical community’s most popular apologists.” He was educated at the University of Missouri (Bachelor of Journalism degree) and Yale Law School (Master of Studies in Law degree). He was a journalist for fourteen years at The Chicago Tribune and other newspapers, winning Illinois’ highest honors for both investigative reporting and public service journalism from United Press International.

After probing the evidence for Jesus for nearly two years, Strobel became a Christian in 1981. He subsequently became a teaching pastor at three of America’s largest churches and hosted the national network TV program Faith Under Fire. In addition, he taught First Amendment law at Roosevelt University and was Professor of Christian Thought at Houston Baptist University.

In 2017, Strobel’s spiritual journey was depicted in an award-winning motion picture, "The Case for Christ," which showed in theaters around the world. The movie was on Netflix for three years. Strobel won national awards for his books "The Case for Christ," "The Case for Faith," "The Case for a Creator," and "The Case for Grace." His latest book is "The Case for Miracles." His next book, "The Case for Heaven," was published in 2021.

The Christian Post named Strobel among the top evangelicals who had made an impact in 2017. He was selected as one of the thirty most influential Christian thinkers of the past two millennia in the 2019 book "Faith Thinkers," written by Dr. Robert M. Bowman, Jr.

Strobel and Leslie have been married for forty-eight years. Their daughter, Alison, is a novelist, and their son, Kyle, is a professor of spiritual theology at the Talbot School of Theology at Biola University.

Speech Topics


How to Build a Contagious Church

Business NOT as Usual

The Upside of Doubt

God's Power for Your Life

The Critical Importance of Christian Education

Case for Christ

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Lee Strobel Backs National Back to Church Sunday; Over 18,000 ...
Christian author and apologist Lee Strobel has backed the annual National Back to Church Sunday event, scheduled for Sept. 15, where over 18000 churches ...
Rediscovering Lee Strobel: The Case for a Creator, Christ, and Faith ...
Atheist-turned-Christian Lee Strobel is best known as the author of his "case for" series: Three books and three DVD documentaries by the same titles.
Lee Strobel: Science Points Toward Existence of a Creator
Contrary to what many scientists believe, science points toward a creator of the universe instead of away from God, says best-selling author and Christian ...

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