Bob Cornuke Biography

Bob Cornuke

Robert Cornuke

A former FBI trained police investigator and SWAT team member is now a Biblical investigator, international explorer, and best-selling author with a compilation of eleven books. He has participated in over seventy international expeditions searching the world-over 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 of Herod along with the actual location of Golgotha.

Bob has appeared on the CBS television special Ancient Secrets of the Bible, NBC’s Dateline, MSNBC, Fox, ABC, History Channel, Good Morning America, CNN, Travel Channel, National Geographic, Ripley’s Believe It or Not and was the host for the Gutsy Christianity cable television show which ran for two seasons on the National Religious Broadcasters (NRB) network. He has traveled across Afghanistan during US bombing strikes on a video and photographic assignment and served as a Captain in the Air Academy Composite Squadron, Colorado Wing Rocky Mountain Region of the Civil Air Patrol. Bob is a special advisor to the National Council on Bible Curriculum for Public Schools, adjunct professor for Louisianan Baptist University, and sits on the Academic Advisory Board for the Koinonia Institute.

Bob was given the great honor of being recommended to be the next United States Ambassador to Ethiopia by Dr. Ben Carson in a letter to President Donald Trump. He was invited by the Presidents staff to conduct a Bible study at the White House under George W. Bush and has lectured nationally and internationally to thousands of audiences. His children however claim that his most notable accomplishment, to date, is having his name as a question on a trivial pursuit card.”

Bob earned his Ph.D. in Bible and Theology from Louisiana Baptist University and is currently president of the Bible Archaeology Search and Exploration (BASE) Institute located in Colorado Springs, Colorado.