Josh McDowell is a Christian apologist and author of Evidence That Demands a Verdict.  As a child, he was homosexually raped by his father, Wayne. As a teenager, he an agnostic, atheist by default, who felt that Christianity was worthless, but when challenged to intellectually examine the claims of Christianity, he realized its truth and converted. He attended Kellogg College and Wheaton College. He has since become a Christian apologist and has forgiven his father.