Robert is a Christian poet, author, motivational speaker and multiple award-nominated spoken word artist. He has a strong psalmist anointing on his life. Robert recently released his debut CD, "The Heart of a Man", which is now available for purchase....
Robert is a Christian poet, author, motivational speaker and multiple award-nominated spoken word artist. He has a strong psalmist anointing on his life. Robert recently released his debut CD, "The Heart of a Man", which is now available for purchase. His song, "Demolition Man" is featured on a compilation CD through Moiko Records entitled, "The Gospel Truth", which is one of many projects created to raise money for non-profit organizations worldwide. Robert's first book, “Words of Inspiration: A Collection of Poems for the One You Love”, released in 2006, was selected as the WeAreFearless Online Book Club's "Pick of the Month for July 2007. His second book, "Words of Inspiration: Speak Healing," was released in 2008. Robert and his wife, Marlas, are the co-founders of Words of Inspiration Ministries.
Consistently receiving favorable reviews, his work has been featured in several magazines, including the January through March issues of Christian Voice Magazine, cover stories in the January 2008 issue of Global Influence Magazine and the January 2009 issue of Divine Inspirations Magazine. He has also been featured in Medium Magazine, Buzz Wire Magazine, Mo Favor Magazine, and a host of others.
Robert has been consistently featured on the "Poetry Over Music" compilation CD series which include: Volume II: Different Shades of Love with his poem "Empty"; Volume III: Rhythm & Poetry with his poem “Here and Now”; and Volume IV: Freedom Through Music with his poem "God's Gonna Cut You Down. His song, “Cries of the Lord” is included on the "Blessed of the Midwest Mix Tape - Volume 1" CD compilation.
Robert currently serves as the Creative Arts & Poetry Editor for Divine Inspirations Magazine where he is also a contributing monthly columnist. He is sought after to create personalized poetry for various individuals and events. He has also been featured on numerous radio and blog talk radio shows.
Being an accomplished public speaker, he has ministered the Word of God at several women, men, and youth conferences and has been a featured panelist for Go' on Girl Book Club's National Conference in Cleveland, OH and is an annual speaker at the WAGFEST/NIANAF conferences. He was recently featured on a segment of “The John Lanier Show”, a syndicated Christian talk show based out of Fayette, Alabama as well as having a feature segment on the “I’m Just Sayin” Christian talk show with host Pastor Dan Willis.
Following the assignment the Lord placed on his life, he is currently hard at work on the third and fourth books in his popular poetry series, as well as a novella he is co-writing with his wife, all set to be released in 2010.
Poetry Over Music - Volumes II & III by I was able to be a collaborative artist on this music project. Each poet is given the opportunity to write a poem based on a hit song. My poems are featured over "Spend My Live With You" by Eric Benet & Tamia (Volume II), and "Here and Now" by Luther Vandross (Volume III). The cd's are always available for free download on the POM website.
Interview on Global Influence Radio by This was truly a wonderful interview and with one of my favorite hosts, Evangelist Shanetria Peterson. I talked about my new book and upcoming CD project.
Divine Inspirations Magazine - January 2009 by We we once again blessed to be featured as a cover story for the January 2009 issue of Divine Inspirations Magazine. My poetry is also featured in this magazine every month.
Christian Voice Magazine - Jan, Feb, & Mar 2008 by My work was featured in CVM in their January, February and March 2008 issues, respectively. Also, I got a chance to judge a poetry contest for CVM's February '08 issue. The winner received an autographed copy of my first book and had their poem published in the March '08 issue.