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. His classic, The Case for Christ, is a perennial favorite which
details his conversion to Christianity. His recent release, The Case for Grace, just won the 2016 Nonfiction
Book of the Year from the EPCA. For the last twenty-five years, his life’s work has been to share the evidence that
supports the truth and claims of Christianity and to equip believers to share their faith with the people they know
Lee earned his Bachelor of Journalism from the University of Missouri and his Master of Studies in Law at Yale Law
School. He was a journalist for fourteen years at The Chicago Tribune and other newspapers, winning Illinois'
highest honor for public service journalism from United Press International. He also led a team that won UPI's top
award for investigative reporting in Illinois.
Lee and his wife, Leslie, have been married for over 40 years and live in Texas. Their daughter, Alison, is the
author of six inspirational women's fiction novels and co-author (with her husband, Daniel) of two books for children.
After teaching for six years, she now homeschools her daughters. Their son, Kyle, having earned a PhD in Theology
from the University of Aberdeen and two Master's degrees, is an accomplished author, Jonathan Edwards scholar, and
Professor of Spiritual Theology at Talbot School of Theology at BIOLA University in Southern California where he
lives with his wife and two children.