Bob attended Northwestern College in Orange City, IA. After college he served in full-time ministry as a director of Christian Education and as a youth leader for 11 years, working for three different churches over that time. Bob came to Harvest with his wife Julie and two children in 1996. He was ordained a ruling elder in 1999. After serving in a local PCA church plant for a season, Bob returned and was installed again as a ruling elder at Harvest in May 2018.