Robert is an ordained elder in the Church of the Nazarene. He recently retired following 42 years of pastoral ministry, serving as Lead Pastor in churches across California and Washington. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Systematic Theology from Point Loma Nazarene University and an M.Div. from Nazarene Theological Seminary. Robert has led his local church in community outreach and service, working with others to feed hungry and homeless people. He has administered his local church, leading it through relocation and building programs.
Over the years, Bob, as some call him, has mentored many younger men and women as they entered the pastoral ministry. He has helped develop services for families, with an emphasis on marriage and family counseling. Robert and his wife, Amarie, are Certified Marriage Enrichment Counselors and have led numerous marriage retreats. They have led district-wide children’s camping programs. In their most recent pastorate, he and Amarie began a successful after-school program for school-age children.