Pastor Robert was born and raised in Cleveland, Ohio. He is married to Shari and they have three children. Erica, who is deceased, Ray, and Natalie. They have six grandchildren, David, Maddie, Gabriel, Sam, Lilly, and Joshua.
Pastor Robert graduated from Concordia Seminary St. Louis in 1996. He has served God as Pastor at St. Paul and Faith Lutheran Churches in southern Idaho and recently as Pastor at Christ the King Lutheran Church in Waxahachie.