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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  • 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).

  • Fools are just killing us

    Fools are just killing us

    Unlearned and unwise people make all sorts of bad decisions that boomerang back not only on them but on everyone else as well.

  • When bad people feel safe

    When bad people feel safe

    These individuals require the constant attention of our justice system and all of us must stay vigilant in keeping them fearful of committing crimes or they will quickly regroup and do more evil. As Gandalf said to Frodo in Lord of the Rings: “Always after a defeat and a respite, the Shadow takes another shape and grows again.”

  • How to deep six the sin in your life

    How to deep six the sin in your life

    Overcoming sin requires that we acknowledge our primary problem: we have misdirected loves. Therefore, Owen says, a key to beating sin is loving something good more than we love our sin.

  • Getting comfortable with God’s mysteries

    Getting comfortable with God’s mysteries

    Sometimes we’re given enough explicit content in God’s Word to make such determinations and get the answers we seek. But sometimes we don’t. And when that happens, we’re left in the somewhat uncomfortable position of having to live with God’s mysteries.

  • Hiding ourselves from the truth

    Hiding ourselves from the truth

    Bedford says, “The cure to heresy is now as it was then: simple truth.” I agree — you can’t go wrong with that.  

  • Do you know someone who needs to be comforted or disturbed?

    Do you know someone who needs to be comforted or disturbed?

    Coming alongside those who are struggling with loss, illness, and other life difficulties with one-on-one pastoral care, support groups, lay counselors, etc., is part of Scripture’s “bearing one another’s burdens” (Gal. 6:2). But what about disturbing the comfortable?