Robert has been married for 42 years and he and his wife, Sherard have 4 children and 3 grandchildren. He has been a pastor, writer, speaker and visionary for over forty years. For twenty one of those years, he served as directional leader of Fellowship Bible Church in Little Rock, Arkansas. During that time the church grew from several hundred members to over five thousand and was widely recognized as being one of the most innovative and influential churches in America.
In 2012 Robert helped to bring Downline, a city-wide discipleship ministry, to Little Rock where he now teaches part-time as an instructor. He continues involvement in his local church and continues involvement in ministry locally, nationally, and across the world.