Owen Strachan

Owen Strachan is the President of the Council on Biblical Manhood & Womanhood. He is also an Associate Professor of Christian Theology and Director of the Center for Theological and Cultural Engagement at Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary.

He is married to Bethany, daughter of theologian Bruce Ware, and is the father of three children.

Strachan is the author of twelve books, including The Colson Way (Thomas Nelson, 2015) and The Risky Gospel:  Abandon Fear and Build Something Awesome (Thomas Nelson, 2013).

He is a contributing writer for the Gospel Coalition.

He is a graduate of Bowdoin College (AB in History), The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary (MDiv in Biblical Studies & Theological Studies), and Trinity Evangelical Divinity School (PhD in Theological Studies).

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Remembering the Legacy

Professor Owen Strachan reflects on the life of Chuck Colson. Owen talks about Chuck Colson’s love for prisoners, and his work with Prison Fellowship, which he founded.

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Who Was Chuck Colson?

Owen Strachan joins Dennis Rainey in remembering the life of Prison Fellowship founder Chuck Colson, who died in April of 2012.

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Building Your Faith

Owen Strachan encourages believers to step out in faith and achieve great things in Christ’s name.

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Using Your Talents for the Glory of God

Owen Strachan opens the Bible to the Parable of the Talents explaining that the meaning of the parable isn’t financial stewardship, but going all out for the glory of God.

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Abandon Fear and Build Something Awesome

Owen Strachan challenges listeners to disregard their fear and follow Christ with abandon. With faith, Owen explains, it’s possible to live a God-glorifying, risk-driven life, and he tells you how.

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