Robert is a Christian and a Southern Baptist.
He teaches at Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary and College. At Midwestern, Robert has taught courses on Christian Doctrine, Theology, Preaching, Apologetics, Church History and Ecclesiology. He also has led in the building of Midwestern’s undergraduate online program.
Robert’s greatest passion is for the local church. Prior to his time at Midwestern, Robert served in churches in Tennessee, Texas and Virginia. Since coming to Midwestern, Robert has served in several churches as interim pastor, and currently, Robert is leading the revitalization of Blue Hills Baptist Church, the oldest Baptist church in the Kansas City metro.
From 2017-2018 he served the Southern Baptist Convention as a member of the Evangelism Task Force.
Robert received a Bachelors of Engineering degree from Vanderbilt University, a Master of Divinity Degree from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, and a Doctorate of Philosophy from Liberty University. His dissertation offered a defense of the common Southern Baptist practice of baptizing children who repent of their sins and confess faith in Jesus Christ.
He is husband to Jessica and dad to two sons and a daughter.