Bobby grew up in Georgia, an avid fan of Atlanta Braves and Alabama Crimson Tide Football. After graduating from Tennessee Temple University, he moved to Indiana as a church planter in 1993. He was the church planter/pastor of New Life Baptist Church in Greencastle, Indiana from 1993-2002. In 2002, he and his family moved to Evansville, Indiana to be the church planter/pastor of NorthWoods Church. He has also spent some time as the Church Planting Team Leader for the State Convention of Baptists in Indiana. He met his wife Amy, an Indiana native, in Northwest Georgia. They have been married since 1991 have two children, Garret and Ryan.