Episode 69: Brokenness and The Good Gift of Weakness w/ Eric Schumacher

My guest, Eric Schumacher and I discuss his book, The Good Gift of Weakness!! We talk about how weakness is very misunderstood in the church and how understanding weakness biblically can help us deal with our own weakness as broken vessels struggling to trust in Christ and The Gospel!!


Eric Schumacher is an author, podcaster, and songwriter. He is the author of The Good Gift of Weakness: God’s Strength Made Perfect in the Story of RedemptionOurs: Biblical Comfort for Men Grieving Miscarriage, and the novella My Last Name. With Elyse Fitzpatrick, he co-authored Worthy: Celebrating the Value of Women and Jesus & Gender: Living as Sisters and Brothers in Christ (Award of Merit, 2023 Christianity Today Book Awards). With Jessika Sanders, he co-authored In His Hands: Prayers for Your Child or Baby in a Medical Crisis. Eric interviews guests on the Nothing is Wasted podcast and hosts the Worthy podcast with Elyse Fitzpatrick. Eric earned a degree in communications from the University of Northern Iowa and an M.Div. in Biblical and Theological Studies from The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. He is currently pursuing a master’s degree in Marriage, Family, and Individual Counseling from Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary. Eric and his wife Jenny live in Iowa with their five children. He is the Pastoral Ministry Director of the Baptist Convention of Iowa, a member of Grand Avenue Baptist Church of Ames, and Vice President on the Board of Directors for Walk With You.

Eric's Links:


The Good Gift of Weakness: https://a.co/d/eWBrfiw

Other books mentioned can be found on Eric's Website and on Amazon!!

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Episode 69: Brokenness and The Good Gift of Weakness w/ Eric Schumacher
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