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"Why believe the Bible?" 

with Hank Hanegraaff and Lee Strobel

Thursday, October 17, 2002

4:30 pm - 6:00 pm Pacific

You've heard it a thousand times: "The Bible says...."

But who says the Bible is accurate to begin with? Maybe it's just a copy of a copy of a copy, with fresh errors introduced at each step. Can we be certain the Bible is divine rather than human in origin, while other religious books are human rather than divine in origin?

Hank Hanegraaff, president of the Christian Research Institute and national radio's Bible Answer Man, says yes. He will not only defend the reliability of the Bible, but he also will provide a helpful tool so others can remember why the Bible can be trusted. He'll be joined by Lee Strobel, author of The Case for Faith, who will challenge him with the toughest questions that seekers ask.

This seminar will equip your leaders and congregation to answer questions about the truth of the Bible with confidence and clarity. In addition, the format of this program makes it a perfect outreach event for unsaved friends, family and neighbors. If you've ever been asked, "Why should I believe the Bible?", this seminar is for you and the seekers in your life.

Who should attend this seminar:

  • Pastors

  • Elders

  • Small group leaders

  • Youth leaders

  • Children's ministry leaders

  • Women's and men's ministry leaders

  • Your unsaved friends, family members, neighbors, and acquaintances

Hank Hanegraaff, Host, Bible Answer Man 

Hank Hanegraaff serves as president and chairman of the board of the California-based Christian Research Institute International (CRI). He also hosts CRI's Bible Answer Man radio program, which is broadcast daily across the United States and Canada.

He is the author of several best-sellers, including The Prayer of Jesus and Resurrection, which, along with his book Christianity in Crisis, won the Gold Medallion for excellence in Christian Literature. His most recent work, is a sequel to The Prayer of Jesus entitled The Covering.

Hank is a regular contributor to The Christian Research Journal and The Plain Truth. His recent media appearances include TV interviews with Peter Jennings Larry King. A popular conference speaker, he addresses churches, schools, and businesses worldwide.

Lee Strobel, Saddleback Church 

A favorite CCN speaker, Lee Strobel received his journalism degree from the University of Missouri and a Master of Studies in Law degree from Yale Law School. He spent most of his 13-year journalism career at "The Chicago Tribune," where he was the legal affairs editor.

Lee is currently a professor-in-residence at Trinity Law School and a teaching pastor at the second largest church in America - Saddleback Valley Community Church in Orange County, CA. He is the author of several best-selling books, three of which have been awarded Gold Medallions for excellence. His book The Case for Christ has sold more than a million copies in eight languages since it was published in 1998, and its sequel, The Case for Faith, is currently among the top-selling Christian books in America. His latest book, Surviving a Spiritual Mismatch in Marriage, is a collaborative effort with his wife, Leslie.

Note: This program will be aired twice, live. Choose the time slot that is most convenient for your church.
Thursday, Oct.17, 2002
Pacific 4:30p - 6:00p 
6:30p - 8:00p

Mountain 5:30p - 7:00p
7:30p - 9:00p
Central 6:30p - 8:00p
8:30p - 10:00p
Eastern 7:30p - 9:00p
9:30p - 11:00p

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