In January, 1984, Bob began as a student in the CEF class at Wake Christian Academy. After graduation from Word of Life Bible Institute, he began as a full-time staff worker in September of 1987. He attended the CEF Leadership Training Institute in the winter of 1988. Martha began as a summer missionary during the summer of 1986. She attended the CEF Leadership Training Institute in the fall of 1990. Bob and Martha were married in March of 1991. Bob and Martha have served as Directors of the Greater Raleigh Area CEF program since January of 1992. Bob and Martha started the mega children’s outreach called “Children’s Good News Spectacular” in Raleigh in 2004. This ministry has grown to multiple locations across North Carolina, and now is held in multiple states, reaching tens of thousands of children each year. In 2015 Bob added to his responsibility the position of State Director. Bob and Martha have two sons, Daniel and Jacob.