Robin Schumacher

Robin Schumacher

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Robin Schumacher is an accomplished software executive and Christian apologist who has written many articles, authored and contributed to several Christian books, appeared on nationally syndicated radio programs, and presented at apologetic events. He holds a BS in Business, Master's in Christian apologetics and a Ph.D. in New Testament. His latest book is, A Confident Faith: Winning people to Christ with the apologetics of the Apostle Paul.

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  • Wisdom – the new national deficit

    Wisdom – the new national deficit

    If there’s one succinct way to sum up the chaos and corruption we see every day in America it would be that we have lost our skill at living.

  • Evading Jesus

    Evading Jesus

    Simply put — eternity is an awfully long time to be wrong, especially when you know deep down now that you’re staring His truth in the face.

  • The No. 1 reason true believers leave a church

    The No. 1 reason true believers leave a church

    That worship expressive involves the intellect as well as the emotion, which is why worship is much more than the music selected for a service. Sadly, much of church today involves mindless delivery and rote participation that does not bring a person before the throne of God.

  • Profile of a hatetheist redux

    Profile of a hatetheist redux

    When it comes to hatetheists, once I’ve made an attempt to share the Gospel and answer their questions to the best of my ability, and they exhibit the characteristics I've noted above, I’ll then sadly follow Jesus’ simple command and, “let them alone”.

  • A few reminders for Bible bashers

    A few reminders for Bible bashers

    They know what the Bible says, what it means in general and how it applies to them in particular where the recognition of God is concerned and the moral implications of that. And, truth be told, that’s usually the real problem.

  • I don’t need a friend as much as I need a prophet

    I don’t need a friend as much as I need a prophet

    Like you, I can easily slip into sin, compromise in areas I shouldn’t, and forget my first love (Rev. 2:4). And that’s why, especially today, I need a prophet so much more than I need a ‘friend’.

  • The faith double standard

    The faith double standard

    If you emotionally and mentally short circuit while watching the bizarre beliefs and actions of non-Christians become literally more bizarre on a daily basis, then I recommend you take the advice I heard William Lane Craig dole out on one of his podcasts: Don’t expect non-Christians to think and live like Christians.

  • What the start of true saving faith looks like

    What the start of true saving faith looks like

    One thing’s for sure — there’s good biblical evidence that the start of real saving faith is repentance. Is it something you’ve experienced?

  • The God you can’t make up

    The God you can’t make up

    This is why W. H. Auden believed in Jesus and said He is the opposite of what his fallen dreams could conjure up. Instead, He’s the God who is so contrary to what we’d want on our own, He has to be real.

  • How to whip evil

    How to whip evil

    Whipping moral evil is done through a spiritual heart transplant (Ezek. 36:26) and transformation of the mind (Rom. 12:2) where “if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creature; the old things passed away; behold, new things have come” (2 Cor. 5:17).