A hard-driving journalist, Lee Strobel was exactly where he expected to be at work: on top. His award-winning investigative reporting recently earned him a promotion to legal editor at the Chicago Tribune. But things weren’t going nearly as well at home where his wife Leslie’s newfound faith in Christ went against everything Lee believed—or didn’t believe—as an avowed atheist.
Utilizing his journalistic and legal training, Lee begins a quest to debunk the claims of Christianity in order to save his crumbling marriage. Chasing down the biggest story of his career, Lee comes face-to-face with unexpected results that could change everything he knows to be true.
Based on Lee Strobel’s award-winning bestselling book and starring Mike Vogel, Erika Christensen, Faye Dunaway, and Robert Forster, THE CASE FOR CHRIST will be available on Blu-ray™, DVD & Digital HD August 15. [full source]
Author, Movie Co-Writer
Lee Strobel is the former award-winning legal editor of the Chicago Tribune and bestselling author of more than 20 books. For the last 25 years, he has shared the evidence that supports the truth and claims of Christianity, equipping believers to share their faith with the people they know and love. His classic book, The Case for Christ, details his journey to Christianity, and The Case for Grace won the 2016 Nonfiction Book of the Year from the Evangelical Christian Publishers Association. Lee earned his Bachelor of Journalism degree from the University of Missouri and his Master’s of Studies in Law at Yale Law School. A journalist for 14 years at the Chicago Tribune and other newspapers, he won Illinois’ highest honor for public service journalism from UPI. Lee has been a featured guest on national networks, hosted the TV program Faith Under Fire, and appeared in God’s Not Dead 2as an expert witness. A teaching pastor at Woodlands Church in Texas, he is also on the faculty at Houston Baptist University as a professor of Christian thought.
BWINDI FOREST, Uganda — For the first time in centuries, a remote African tribe called the Batwa Pygmies is being introduced to Jesus Christ.
“We smoked; we drank; we performed witchcraft,” said Jovanis Nyirakayanje, a Batwa Pygmy. “We were devil worshippers.”
For centuries, the Batwa were rain forest dwellers who lived in caves and trees while hunting in the equatorial jungles of Africa.
“We used to live like animals in the jungle,” said Nyirakayanje.
Dr. Scott Kellermann, an American physician, is studying the Batwa people.
“They are very diminutive,” said Kellermann, who founded the The Kellermann Foundation. “They are only four and a half feet in height typically. They hunted with poison-tip arrows or nets, collect fruits from the trees or roots from the ground.”<!–more–>
Russia recognizes west Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, the Russian Foreign Ministry stated in a surprise announcement on Thursday.
The announcement comes as US President Donald Trump’s administration is agonizing over whether to move its embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, a move that would constitute recognizing west Jerusalem as the country’s capital. No other country in the world recognizes any part of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital.
Russia’s Putin attacks “groundless” accusations on Syria gas incident
The statement issued by the Russian Foreign Ministry reads, “We reaffirm our commitment to the UN-approved principles for a Palestinian-Israeli settlement, which include the status of east Jerusalem as the capital of the future Palestinian state. At the same time, we must state that in this context we view west Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.”
This is a sharp shift in Russian policy, which until now has formally held that Jerusalem should eventually be under a permanent international regime. The statement appears in English on the Russian Foreign Ministry’s website…. read more
lhwm opinion: The Temple Mount is in East Jerusalem where Christ will reign and rule the earth.
Revelation 3:12 Him that overcometh will I make a pillar in the temple of my God, and he shall go no more out: and I will write upon him the name of my God, and the name of the city of my God, which is new Jerusalem, which cometh down out of heaven from my God: and I will write upon him my new name.
Everyone wants to know what happens next. That makes predicting the future big business. Huge corporations spend millions on consulting firms to tell them what’s around the corner. Many of these consultants create computer models that take known facts and attempt to extrapolate from them an understanding of the unknown future.
But even in our modern era, many approach the future much as their pagan forebears did. Astrologists, spiritualists, psychics, mystics, palm readers, and other occult practitioners rake in huge amounts of money, especially in times of uncertainty.
In our everyday lives, we make sense of the future by looking at the past. The sun has been rising for a long time. We assume it will rise again tomorrow. None of us have seen tomorrow yet, so we use our brains the way scientists use their supercomputers. We extrapolate — make educated guesses.
But God doesn’t have to guess. For human beings, time passes sequentially. We’re like people along the street watching a parade. A helicopter pilot flying above the parade can see it all at once. On the ground, we see what’s right in front of us. From on high, he sees the whole parade at once, from beginning to end.
That’s a small picture of the way God sees time. Isaiah 57:15 calls Him, “the High and Lofty One Who inhabits eternity.” (NKJV) In other words, He’s already an eyewitness to the future….. [read more]
Answers in Genesis CEO and President Ken Ham has suggested that it might not be long before the Bible is banned in the Western world, reflecting on news stories of prison chaplains being forced to resign for quoting Bible passages.
“This is an alarming example of how quickly Christians are losing religious freedom across the West. In this case, it wasn’t even acceptable for this chaplain to use God’s Word during a chapel service — a completely voluntary service where those attending would expect to hear from God’s Word. It won’t be long before we see this happening in other countries, including America,” Ham said in an article for AiG Thursday….. [read more]
LHWM Notes: Don’t loose heart, Evil hates JESUS, but remember this
Matthew 24:35 Sky and earth will pass away, but My words will not pass away. 36 But of that [exact] day and hour no one knows, not even the angels of heaven, nor the Son, but only the Father. 37 As were the days of Noah, so will be the coming of the Son of Man. 38 For just as in those days before the flood they were eating and drinking, [men] marrying and [women] being given in marriage, until the [very] day when Noah went into the ark, 39 And they did not know or understand until the flood came and swept them all away–so will be the coming of the Son of Man. 40 At that time two men will be in the field; one will be taken and one will be left. 41 Two women will be grinding at the hand mill; one will be taken and one will be left. 42 Watch therefore [give strict attention, be cautious and active], for you do not know in what kind of a day [whether a near or remote one] your Lord is coming.
As you can read they can ban this all they want but Jesus is alive, God is alive, and the Holy Spirit convicts and tells the TRUTH!
A years-old video featuring Anne Graham Lotz — daughter of famed evangelist Billy Graham — proclaiming that “human history is winding down” and that “we’re living in the last generation” before Jesus’ return gained renewed interest this week.
The clip, which was covered in recent days by Christian Today and CNSNews.com, among other outlets, included Lotz citing what she believes are biblical signs that point to an expediting of the so-called end times, also known in Christian circles as the period that precedes the end of the world as we know it.
Speaking of Israel, Lotz said that she believes that the re-emergence of the country in 1948 after its dissolution centuries earlier in 70 A.D. is a fulfillment of prophecy….. [read more]
One of our conference live-streamers from Iowa writes, “With tears still in my eyes I type this email. Even watching online I sensed the anointing of the Holy Spirit upon the conference. Your speakers moved me beyond words. Not just raw emotions, but the real presence of Jesus speaking to me!
I am one of those that feel alone here in Iowa. We have many many churches, however it seems as though they are playing church, or in the entertainment business. After watching your speakers and your event, I no longer feel I am all alone.” — Diane
“The event was electrifying because things are all coming together.”–Donna
Editors Notes: This Conference was amazing, and is very comforting to know other people think and believe like we do. True Believers must stand together under Jesus Christ. We draw our strength from Christ, and much strength and courage is needed especially now. Do not be afraid, again do not be afraid!
Romans 8:31 What can we say about all of this? If God is for us, who can be against us?
People get ready Jesus is coming soon we will be going home!!!
The ringleader of the group, with her two friends, came up to me and Bro. Steve, and the very first thing she told us was “listen, I am a Christian just like you are, and I love the Lord.”
“And of some have compassion, making a difference: And others save with fear, pulling them out of the fire; hating even the garment spotted by the flesh.” Jude 1:22,23 (KJV)
In just about an hour, we will once again head down to St. George Street in Saint Augustine, and stand on the street corner to preach and pass out eternity-changing gospel tracts. We have done this now for the past 4 years. It does not take a seminary education to do this, just a willing heart to be used of the Lord Jesus Christ to see people get saved from an eternity in a place called Hell. Could you do it? Yes, you surely can.