What is your birthdate?
December 26, 1949
Where were you born?
Most despised vegetable?
Brush with greatness?
Dinner with the late Dr. Walter Martin
What is your wife's name?
What is your anniversary date?
Kids' names & ages?
son Jeff, 29
Do you have any pets?
A dog named Sweetie
What is your music background?
First band: "The Nightwalkers" at age 15. Founding member, principal songwriter and lead guitarist in Petra. Played with Organized Confusion, International Crabgrass and later with Dove.
Pros and cons of being a musician:
Pro: "Seeing the world."
Con: "Hard to form meaningful relationships with people at home."
Kim (Bob's wife) says...
Pro: "Having time to catch up on things."
Con: "I get lonely."
What high school did you go to?
Byron High School, Byron, OH.
What was the school mascot?
Byron Golden Bears
What year did you graduate?
What were you like in high school?
Very shy, quiet, daydreamer
What extracurricular activities were you involved in?
Football and band
What did you want to be when you grew up?
Nothing but a musician
What college did you go to?
Kent State and Bowling Green University
B.A. in Psychology
What are your hobbies?
fall 1993: The Body by Chuck Colson
fall 1993: Pray For Rain (NOTE: this band is now known as "PFR")
"I wish someone would have told me..."
...about Jesus in a way that I could have related to.
Do you have any advice for young people?
"Be faithful in small things and God will give you bigger things."
More bio information:
Interviews with Bob: