Robert M. Bowman, Jr.

Publications Editor

Rob joined Watchman Fellowship in 1999.

He graduated from California State University, Dominguez Hills, CA in 1978 with the Bachelor of Arts Degree. Rob went on to Fuller Theological Seminary, earning his Masters Degree in Biblical Studies and Theology in 1981. He is currently a Ph.D. candidate at Westminster Theological Seminary. Rob has held various teaching positions in the areas of theology, world religions, philosophy and New Testament history.  He has taught at Luther Rice Bible College and Seminary, Brevard Community College in Palm Bay, FL, Mt. San Antonio College in Walnut, CA, International Bible College in Los Angeles, CA and California State University in Dominguez Hills, CA.  He has been Guest Lecturer on the theology of the cults at the Talbot School of Theology.

He is an accomplished author, with many articles and books on the issues of theology, religion and the cults , including: Jehovah's Witnesses, Jesus Christ and the Gospel of John (1989), Why You Should Believe in the Trinity (1989), Understanding Jehovah's Witnesses: Why They Read the Bible the Way They Do (1991), Orthodoxy and Heresy: A Biblical Guide to Doctrinal Discernment (1992), Jehovah's Witnesses, Zondervan Guide to Cults and Religious Movements (1995), An Unchanging Gospel in a Changing World: Understanding and Responding to Critical Issues that Christians Face Today, co-author, Kenneth D. Boa (1997) (Winner of 1998 Gold Medallion Award), New Generation Commentary: Romans, co-author, Kenneth D. Boa (forthcoming 1999), Reasons for Hope: Understanding the Different Approaches to Defending the Christian Faith, co-author, Kenneth D. Boa (forthcoming 1999).

In 1981, Rob married the former Catherine Lyon. They have two sons and two daughters; Beth, born in 1986; Robbie, born in 1988; John, born in 1990; and Maria, born in 1997.

Rob has served in a variety of ministry capacities, including:

  • Director of Research, Atlanta Christian Apologetics Project (part-time 1994-1999)
  • Special Projects Editor, Christian Research Institute (1984-1991)
  • Researcher and Writer, Reflections Ministries (1996-1998)
  • Five years experience answering questions on the Bible and theology on call-in radio programs such as The Bible Answer Man, and Truth Talk.
  • Author of about two-dozen published articles in the Moody Monthly, Christian Research Journal, Pastoral Renewal and other periodicals

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