A former FBI trained police investigator and SWAT team member is now a Biblical investigator, international explorer, and author of eleven books.
He has participated in over seventy-three expeditions around the world searching for lost locations described in the Bible. These journeys include searching for the real Mount Sinai in Egypt and Saudi Arabia, exploring in Turkey along with Apollo Fifteen Astronaut Jim Irwin for the remains of Noah’s ark, following ancient Assyrian and Babylonian flood accounts in Iran and tracking the Ark of the Covenant from Israel, to Egypt and across the Ethiopian highlands. Off the coast of Malta his research team found the probable location of Paul’s shipwreck-more specifically the accounting of all four anchors as described in Acts 27. His latest extensive research efforts have been in Israel in search of the true Temple site and the precise location of Christ’s crucifixion.
Bob has appeared on the CBS television special Ancient Secrets of the Bible, NBC’s Dateline, MSNBC, Fox, ABC, History Channel, Travel Channel, Good Morning America, CNN and Ripley’s Believe It or Not. He served as a Captain with the Civil Air Patrol and traveled across Afghanistan during US bombing strikes participation on a treacherous video and photographic assignment.
Bob is currently president of the Bible Archaeology Search and Exploration (BASE) Institute located in Colorado Springs, Colorado. For two seasons he hosted the Gutsy Christianity cable television show on the National Religious Broadcasters (NRB) network. He has been invited by the Presidents staff to conduct a Bible study at the White House under George W. Bush. He earned a Ph.D. in Bible and Theology from Louisiana Baptist University and has lectured nationally and internationally to over a thousand audiences.
His children however claim that his most notable accomplishment to date is having his name as a question on a trivial pursuit card.”