Elders

Bob Powell

 Elder

Ministry Area

Key Scripture

The conclusion, when all has been heard, is: fear God and keep His commandments, because this applies to every person. Because God will bring every act to judgment, everything which is hidden, whether it is good or evil. Ecclesiastes 12:13-14

Biography

Bob became a believer in Jesus Christ in November of 1976 at the age of 18 during his first year of college. A year later, he attended Covenant College on Lookout Mountain, Georgia, and graduated in 1981 with a Bachelor’s degree in Biblical Studies. He entered the teaching profession and has taught for over 30 years, mostly in elementary school and in physical education for the last 20 years. From 1986 to 1989 Bob lived in Guadalajara, Mexico, teaching in a Christian school and attending and playing music in a Spanish-speaking church. It was there that he met his wife, Fabiola. They married in 1989 and have three children. They came to Calvary Bible Church in 2004. 
 
Bob joined the elder board in 2007 and has served in the music ministry, evangelism, and the teaching of adult fellowship groups. He has also gone on three of the church’s mission trips to Honduras.
 
So what does he do when he’s not working and all that?  Bob keeps in shape by running and riding his bicycle, and he enjoys riding his motorcycle, playing softball, and going on camping trips with his family.