To Lee Strobel and Sean McDowell, I am writing to you concerning your endorsements of Alisa Childers’ book Another Gospel? Mr. McDowell, you referred to the book as “a timely must-read book.” And Mr. Strobel, you actually wrote the forward to the book and you claim that Childers “fearlessly confronts the distortions and outright falsehoods […]
Does atheism require more faith than Christian theism?
On Christmas Eve Lee Strobel tweeted that he didn’t have enough faith to be an atheist: To continue in atheism, I would need to believe that nothing produces everything, non-life produces life, randomness produces fine-tuning, chaos produces information, unconsciousness produces consciousness, and non-reason produces reason. I simply didn't have that much faith. — Lee Strobel […]
Preparing Christian kids for the university faith-buster class
A couple days ago I posted an article responding to a comment by Lee Strobel given in the midst of an interview with Darrell Bock at Dallas Theological Seminary. In this article I want to return to that interview to address an interesting exchange Bock and Strobel have over so-called “faith-buster” classes, i.e. university classes […]
Can evangelicalism save you from spiritual confusion?
The other day I was listening to an interview of Christian apologist Lee Strobel at Dallas Theological Seminary. In this clip Strobel recalls the time when he first became a Christian while working as a reporter at the Chicago Tribune. Listen to how he describes his moment of illumination over-against the spiritual confusion of every […]