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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  • People. They’re the worst

    People. They’re the worst

    My vote for the biggest swing-and-a-miss Christian teaching goes to postmillennialism.

  • How bad can you be and still be saved?

    How bad can you be and still be saved?

    If we all agreed that no “work” can earn you Heaven, then once saved, what “work” can damn you to Hell?

  • What if the Bible has errors?

    What if the Bible has errors?

    I’m guessing you’re already fuming mad. Ready to tar and feather me for even suggesting such a thing … that the Bible has errors. Heretic — off with his head!

  • How do you know you’re not wrong?

    How do you know you’re not wrong?

    Ayaan Hirsi Ali, who is a Somali-born, writer, activist, and former politician, used to be a Muslim. Then she was an atheist. Now she says she is a Christian. How does she know she’s not wrong this time?

  • Hell is my backup plan

    Hell is my backup plan

    The band Single Mothers says in their song "Hell is my Backup Plan" that, at first, Heaven seems boring, but then at the end, they admit...

  • You can’t be holy and happy

    You can’t be holy and happy

    I’ve found that if you can get past the superficial responses such as there being no evidence for God, etc., there are two primary justifications that rise to the top.

  • What does God predetermine?

    What does God predetermine?

    But this leads to a question and subject of fierce debate — exactly what does God determine?  

  • It’s not a lie if you believe it

    It’s not a lie if you believe it

    In an episode of Seinfeld, Jerry has lied to one of his girlfriends who is about to put him through a lie detector test. As he apprehensively leaves to take the test, George offers the following advice: “Jerry, just remember: it’s not a lie if you believe it.”

  • This is what happens when you live a good life

    This is what happens when you live a good life

    As someone once said, the question is not why bad things happen to good people, but the real mystery is rather why good things happen to anyone.

  • The myth of Genesis

    The myth of Genesis

    Completely sure that God created everything? Yes. But knowing exactly how it all happened? No.