Bob and Martha have been married for 28 years and have two children. They have a son, DJ, 22 calling Chicago his home, and a daughter, Emmy, who lives in Austin and attends college there.
Martha loves building relationships and spends most of her time keeping Bob organized and out of trouble.
Bob and Martha have been involved in church planting in the U.S. since 1999, using their gifts and talents to help plant three churches. Their desire to impact the world with the Gospel has led them to one of the largest and most diverse cities in the world, São Paulo, Brasil.
Bob has experience in starting things from the ground up and being on the executive team of a church of 1200. He is a learner and is constantly seeking to find new ways to reach people. God has gifted him with the ability to creatively communicate in way that people can relate to and understand. He absolutely loves helping people be all that God wants them to be.
Teaching and leadership are Bob's primary spiritual gifts, and if you’re familiar with Tom Rath’s StrengthsFinder 2.0 his top five strengths are Ideation, belief, connectedness, responsibility, and adaptability. Bob is an ENFP on the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator. Bob is also a certified trainer for Leading From Your Strengths.