Atheist-Turned-Christian Reveals Sharing the Gospel With Hugh Hefner

Playboy founder Hugh Hefner (L), with his girlfriends Bridget Marquardt (C) and Kendra Wilkinson.
Playboy founder Hugh Hefner (L), with his girlfriends Bridget Marquardt (C) and Kendra Wilkinson. (REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni/Files)

There has been no shortage of reaction to Playboy founder Hugh Hefner's death, with many celebrities and fans heralding him —and with his critics lamenting the negative impact they believe he has had on our culture.

But among all of the noise, a fascinating tweet came from famed author Lee Strobel immediately following Hefnet's death. The atheist-turned-Christian speaker and author revealed that he had once shared the gospel with Hefner.

"Hugh Hefner dead at 91. I remember sharing the Gospel with him," Strobel tweeted. "He saw significance of the Resurrection but had never checked the evidence."

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