Robert M. Bowman Jr. is the president and resident scholar of Faith Thinkers. He is an evangelical Christian apologist, biblical scholar, author, editor, and lecturer. For over ten years (2008–2018) he served as the executive director at the Institute for Religious Research (IRR), based in Cedar Springs, Michigan. He has lectured on biblical studies, religion, and apologetics at Biola University, Cornerstone University, and New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary.
Rob is the author of over sixty articles and the author or co-author of fourteen books including Putting Jesus in His Place: The Case for the Deity of Christ, co-authored with J. Ed Komoszewski, and Faith Has Its Reasons: Integrative Approaches to Defending the Christian Faith, co-authored with Kenneth D. Boa. His newest book, Faith Thinkers: 30 Christian Apologists You Should Know, was published in 2019. Another book, Jesus’ Resurrection and Joseph’s Visions: Examining the Foundations of Christianity and Mormonism, is due out in March 2020.
Dr. Bowman holds the M.A. and Ph.D. degrees in biblical studies from Fuller Theological Seminary and South African Theological Seminary. He is widely regarded as the leading evangelical scholar addressing the uses and interpretations of the Bible by Jehovah’s Witnesses and Mormons.
Alex Blagojevic is the vice-president of Faith Thinkers. His parents were born in the former Yugoslavia but decided to immigrate to France in order to escape communism. After being born and raised in Paris, at the age of 20 Alex came to the United States as a foreign exchange student, thanks to an American Christian missionary to France when he was an atheist. In 2003, through a series of dramatic events, he gave his life to Jesus.
Alex holds a Bachelor of Science degree in finance from Florida State University and a master’s degree in theology from Biola University. For over 22 years, Alex has been working at Morgan Stanley in Fort Myers, where he is a Senior Vice President, Portfolio Managing Director, Certified Financial Planner, Chartered Financial Consultant, and Financial Advisor.
In addition to being active in local charitable events and his church, Alex is a fervent Christian evangelist and apologist. He teaches regularly on theology, finance/investing, and politics at churches, conferences, and universities (Florida GulfCoast University, Florida Southwestern College, and Palm Beach Atlantic University). He has debated Karim al-Hanafi and several other Muslims in public debates in the U.S., Canada, and Europe. Alex is also the regional director for Florida of Ratio Christi, a Christian organization on college campuses across the country, challenging students on college campuses to think critically about Christianity and other religions. His book 25 Reasons I Believe in the Bible will be released in 2020.