The Evidentialist

How a Cold-Case Atheist Detective Became a Case-Making Christian

I think it may be true," Jim Wallace said to his wife Susie. He was lying in bed, staring at the ceiling.

"What may be true?"

"Christianity." Why did she need to ask? He'd been obsessed with the subject for several weeks now, talking her ears off on multiple occasions. It had all started at Saddleback Church during an otherwise normal Sunday morning service. A friend, a fellow police officer, had been inviting him for months, and he'd finally acquiesced. Susie liked the family to attend church, and although Jim had no use for religion, he loved his wife deeply and placed a very high priority on marriage and family. As for church, he didn't...


has a BS in Computer Science and worked as a software engineer with IBM until she hopped off the career track to be a full-time mom. She lives in Indianapolis, IN, and writes on apologetics and matters of faith.

This article originally appeared in Salvo, Issue #24, Spring 2013 Copyright © 2020 Salvo |


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