Robert joined the staff of FBW full time in November 2015 as the Kids Pastor and transitioned to his current role as Community Pastor in March 2018. An East Texas native, Robert grew up in Gladewater, Texas and later served in the United States Marine Corps. He attended Kilgore College and Texas State University from which he received a Bachelors in Business Management degree. Robert is supported in ministry by his wife, Marla, and their three children, Kolton, Josh and Emma.
Robert is passionate about local mission and sharing the Gospel of Jesus Christ with all people. His desire is to train up unashamed disciple makers who have a heart for the lost in our world. A daily coffee consumer, he enjoys reading, playing golf and drumming during his free time.
Robert’s loves the book of Romans with special affection for his life verse, Romans 1:16, "For I am not ashamed of the Gospel, for it is the power of God for salvation to everyone who believes.”