Kitchen Table Theology

103 Bonus Episode: Interview with Lee Strobel

May 01, 2022 Pastor Jeff Cranston Episode 103
Kitchen Table Theology
103 Bonus Episode: Interview with Lee Strobel
Show Notes

In today’s episode, we welcome Lee Strobel to discuss Biblical Theology in a way that is engaging and detailed. 

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. 

[00:10 - 01:48] Opening Segment

  • Lee talks about how he regained his fath
    • It would take more faith to maintain his atheism than to become a Christian. 
    • Going into Christianity focused journalism
    • How his family affected him in being a Christian

[07:33 - 18:45] The Afterlife

  • “The Case for Heaven” book
  • Lee shares his brush with death experience and how that affected his faith
  • The evidence that people have an out of body experience after they have died
  • The Afterlife Revealed by Michael Tymn
    • How science supports what Christianity teaches

[18:46 - 22:46] Spreading the Right Word

  • How the pandemic has affected people’s viewpoint on death
  • Colorado Christian University 
    • Fully online, accredited, and affordable
  • The Lee Strobel Center
  • A course by Dr. Melissa Travis
    • Understanding faith through science
  • We talk about a “progressive movement” within the Church
    • The theological slippage in many evangelical churches in America
    • Protestant churches in America are struggling to keep up with the changing trends of society

[32:47 - 34:58] Final Words

  • Be discerning when it comes to theology and to stay true to Scriptural doctrine
  • Be involved in the solution, not the problem, by becoming educated in theology
  • Final words


 "We can live out our faith as best we can. We can pray for them. We can look for opportunities to share with them. But often we kind of plow the ground and someone else comes in which is great and leads them to the Lord." - Lee Strobel


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