is the founding senior pastor of Gateway Church, a multicampus church in the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex. Since it began in 2000, the church has grown to more than 39,000 active members. He is featured on the daily television program The Blessed Life
and hosts Worship & the Word
on radio stations across America. He serves as chairman of the board of The King’s University and is the bestselling author of 14 books, including The Blessed Life
, The God I Never Knew
, Truly Free
, and Frequency
. Robert and his wife, Debbie, have been married 37 years and are blessed with one married daughter, two married sons, and eight grandchildren.