Unanswered: Lasting Truth For Trending Questions
"This new book by my friend and colleague Jeremiah J. Johnston is so important?a winsome and accessible book?drawing from Jeremiah's considerable academic training. His analysis is unflinching, his approach is practical, and his writing is clearAnd#8212;a great combination The chances...
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"This new book by my friend and colleague Jeremiah J. Johnston is so important?a winsome and accessible book?drawing from Jeremiah's considerable academic training. His analysis is unflinching, his approach is practical, and his writing is clearAnd#8212;a great combination The chances are that you will encounter friends and family members who are authentically searching for answers to the big questions of life. Let Jeremiah prepare you."And#8212;Lee StrobelAuthor, The Case for Christ and The Case for Faith"An insightful book that will have a lasting impact on all readers...you will be inspired by the truth and encouraged as you seek answers to unanswered questions in your life."And#8212;Dr. Jay Alan SekulowChief Counsel, American Center for Law And JusticeIn this fresh, intelligent book, Dr. Jeremiah Johnston (don't let the "Dr." scare you; he writes in plain English) gives great responses to some of the most daunting spiritual questions we're all curious about. My advice: 1) Get this book (seriously: how many books do you know of that smartly discuss both the veracity of the Bible and vampires?); 2) Read this book right away (it's too important to put in the stack with all the other ones you want to read "some day"); 3) Give copies of this book to people you know (some of whom are just a few good answers away from a confident faith in Christ).And#8212;Mark MittelbergBest-selling author of The Questions Christians Hope No One Will Ask and Confident FaithExecutive Director, The Center for American EvangelismYou cannot Google the answers to the probing questions in this book People who investigate the Christian faith often stop short because they have searing questions that most believers simply cannot answer. Additionally, "de-conversions"And#8212;people leaving the churchAnd#8212;are on the increase. The trigger point of their departure is often an unanswered question International author, professor, and gifted teacher, Jeremiah Johnston, Ph.D., does not back away from the toughest questions, rather he provides you with solid, substantive answers. Unanswered gives you information, insight, and confidence to help your friend or loved one discover God's divine tapestry for good in life's bleakest moments You will discover priceless confidence and peace in your own circumstances through this critical book. Unanswered is that indispensable resource tool for your own study, small group, or Bible study class. After receiving more than four thousand questions at his Christian Thinkers Society events, Dr. Jeremiah Johnston recognized six categories of recurring, trending questions. In Unanswered, he tackles these tough issues: God on Mute: What Do I Do When God Is Silent?Body of Proof: Why Can I Trust in the Bodily Resurrection of Jesus and How Does That Change Things Today? My Invisible Disease: What Christians Must Understand About Suicide and Mental HealthParanormalcy: Understanding Spiritual Darkness and the Paranormal Allure Among Christians and How to Escape ItBible-ish Christianity: Why Most Christians Know Just Enough About the Bible to Be DangerousBecoming Job: Why Suffering, Me-Centric Christianity, and a Concierge-God Don't MixUnanswered will leave you enriched, characterized by a thinking faith, equipped to communicate confidently, and committed to escape the tendency of offering trite answers to a skeptical friend
Jeremiah J. Johnston, is a New Testament scholar and frequent contributor to national publications and shows, including USA Today, Relevant, The Christian Post, Fox News, and In the Market with Janet Parshall. A sought-after speaker by universities and churches of various denominations, Johnston ministers internationally in partnership with the Museum of the Bible and is president of the Christian Thinkers Society, a resident institute at Houston Baptist University, where he serves as professor of early Christianity. He is the author of Unanswered: Lasting Truth for Trending Questions and has developed and taught Bible study video series with LifeWay Church Resources. Johnston and his family live in Houston.
Atheist-turned-Christian, Lee Strobel is the former award-winning legal affairs editor of The Chicago Tribune. He holds a Master of Studies in Law degree, as well as a journalism degree and was a professional journalist for 14 years, winning Illinois' top honours for investigative reporting and public service journalism from United Press International.
In 1981, after a two-year investigation of the evidence for Jesus, Lee received Christ as his Saviour, and subsequently became a teaching pastor at two of America's largest churches - Willow Creek Community Church, Chicago in 1987 and Saddleback Valley Community Church, California in 2000. In 2002 he left Saddleback's staff to focus on writing.
A New York Times best-selling author of nearly 20 books, he has been described by the Washington Post as "one of the evangelical community's most popular apologists." His journey from atheism to faith has been documented in the Gold Medallion-winning books The Case for Christ, Inside the Mind of Unchurched Harry and Mary and The Case for Faith.
His other best-sellers include Surviving a Spiritual Mismatch in Marriage, which he co-authored with his wife, Leslie; God's Outrageous Claims and What Jesus Would Say? Lee also shared the prestigious ECPA Jordon Christian Book of the Year award in 2005 for a curriculum he co-authored about the movie The Passion of the Christ.
Lee is also co-author of the Becoming a Contagious Christian training curriculum, which is used around the world. And his articles have been published in a variety of magazines, including Discipleship Journal, Marriage Partnership, The Christian Research Journal, Guideposts, and Decision. He is also a contributing editor and columnist for Outreach on-line magazine.
Lee and Leslie have been married for 33 years and live in Southern California. They have a daughter, Alison, and son Kyle who is married to Kellie, both Alison and Kyle are writers.