They had two beautiful children, a beautiful home, and what seemed to be a beautiful marriage. Lee and his wife Leslie share the struggles and joys of finding faith at different times in their marriage and discuss “The Case for Christ” movie, which released to theaters in April 2017. If you had asked Strobel in the late '70s if he believed in a loving, all-knowing God, he would have readily denied His existence. After telling Groothuis’ personal story beginning with the tragic loss of his father when he was only eleven (pp. Leslie came to know Christ before Lee, and instead of everything in her life turning right-side-up, it seemed like their marriage turned upside-down. Walking Through Twilight: A Wife's Illness―A Philosopher's Lament [Groothuis, Douglas, Wolterstorff, Nicholas] on Amazon.com. It was also at Caltech that I met my future wife, Aram Kim. After his wife became a Christian, talented journalist and atheist Lee Strobel took on an enormous two-year-long project: to use his journalistic and legal training to systematically investigate whether there was any factual standing to Christianity, especially in regards to the resurrection of Jesus. Strobel was an award-winning legal editor at The Chicago Tribune, a … *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. His classic, The Case for Christ, is a perennial favorite which details his conversion to Christianity. In this chapter, Strobel speaks with philosopher Douglas Groothuis who watched his wife go through serious illness that led to death. In a… But what happened when he had his own personal crisis of faith, when a sudden illness brought him close to death? Strobel set his sights on a career in journalism and never looked back. Lee Strobel is a world-famous apologist who has presented arguments for the Christian faith in a variety of popular venues and has debated the sharpest secular minds. Lee Strobel. Atheist-turned-Christian Lee Strobel is the former award-winning legal editor of The Chicago Tribune and best-selling author of more than twenty books. Lee Strobel was an award winning investigative journalist writing for the Chicago Tribune and a confident atheist. Many Evangelicals think of Lee Strobel as the man who can cure your doubts about their religion. His 1998 book, The Case for Christ, has sold millions of … Biography. About. It was a hot day, I offered to help her with her backpack and we never looked back! He described in a new edition of his book, “The Case for Christ,” how his wife’s conversion to the … Evidence for Christ. We met on a hike in the hills of Santa Monica that had been organized for the summer research students. Senior Engineer, specializing in Fluid Dynamics and CFD. When his wife unexpectedly converted to Christianity, former atheist Lee Strobel said her decision left the couple teetering on divorce. Atheist-turned-Christian Lee Strobel is the former award-winning legal editor of The Chicago Tribune and best-selling author of The Case for Christ. A demonstration of Christ's love, however, would tip the scales. Leslie and Lee Strobel seemed to have a picture perfect marriage. Former atheist turned Christian apologist Lee Strobel said when his wife converted to Christianity, his first thought was to divorce her, but God had other plans.