MEET THE TEAM
LEAD PASTORRobi started out life in the Los Angeles area but as a teenager he moved to the booming metropolis of Tyro, Kansas (pop. 250). He attended Ozark Christian College in Joplin, Missouri and graduated in 1984. He has spent most of his adult life in Oklahoma as a Youth Pastor, College Pastor, and Senior Pastor. In July of 2016 he moved with his family to Bentonville, Arkansas to launch Adventure Church.
Robi married his wife Sandy on June 1st, 1984. He loves his wife and their six kids and enjoys getting to spend time with them. He also loves riding a road bike all over NWA. He loves golf, NASCAR, football, and basketball. Robi and his youngest son had the privilege of being on the sidelines for a Razorback game after moving to NWA and has now learned to “call the hogs”!
WORSHIP LEADERA self-taught guitar player, Josh has only been playing for 3 years, but has been singing since the age of 5 and has been on various worship teams in the past.He grew up in the northwest Arkansas area and has been here for over 20 years in various towns, most recently in Bella Vista. He attended high school at Bentonville high school and college at Missouri Southern State University where he received a bachelors in international business.
He is married to Tanya whom he met when he was 13 years old. They have a baby named Atticus and two dogs named Riddick and Ezreal. Josh works for Walmart and in his spare time, Josh plays video games, bikes, hikes, and spends time with family and friends.
CHILDREN'S PASTORSandy was born and raised in Rolla, Missouri. She lived in the same city all her life and didn’t ever have plans to leave. However, God had another plan. She felt the call to ministry while in high school. As soon as she graduated she headed to Joplin, Missouri to attend Ozark Christian College. She graduated from there in 1984 with a degree in Christian Education.
Sandy has always been passionate about helping children and adults to have a heart for God. Helping kids know God, not just about God, and to have a heart for Him are two of her greatest desires. Through the years she has been a church secretary, preschool director, Christian school principal, etc. She has already fallen in love with Northwest Arkansas and loves the diversity of cultures, the arts, and the outdoor lifestyle.
Glen is originally from Texas and went to Abilene Christian University. He currently lives in Bella Vista, AR with his wife Angela. She works for Rapha House, a non-profit based in Joplin, MO and they have traveled internationally together to Cambodia and other countries doing ministry. Both Glen and Angela love living in the Northwest Arkansas area and take advantage of the many amazing biking trails. He and Angela have three kids and newly two grandkids!
Glen is passionate about youth minsitry and was a youth pastor earlier in life. He has been an active member of Adventure Church and volunteered for the worship ministry and set-up teams. Glen is excited to invest in the lives of students again and to lead them closer to Christ!