Born in Scotland, Robert attended Aberlady Primary School (east of Edinburgh) and then Saint Adians School in Cootehill, Co Cavan. He is a graduate of the Irish Baptist College and Queens University Belfast from which he was awarded a PhD in 2010. Robert has been in pastoral ministry for almost twenty years in Northern Ireland and, most recently, Canada. His desire is to honour God and help people on their journey to where God wants them to be. He strives to share the message of the Bible in a meaningful and dynamic way knowing it is a meaningful and dynamic book. Robert is married to Elaine and they have five children.