Rob Whittaker was born in Lancashire in the North West of England in 1946. Converted at Capernwray in his late teens, he took a degree in Physics before attending London Bible College and completing a Theology degree in 1972.
Rob was, until 1997, Senior Pastor of Calvary Christian Fellowship, a church he and his wife planted in 1974 in Lostock Hall, a small mill town south of Preston. In 1998, Rob joined the Capernwray Missionary Fellowship of Torchbearers and in 2001 became Principal of Capernwray Bible School until 2017. He preaches extensively throughout Europe in churches, Bible schools and conferences, and more recently his travels have taken him on numerous occasions to Australia, Canada and the U.S.A.
He and his wife Barbara have two children, Zoe and Abi. Rob lists as his hobbies D.I.Y, walking in the mountains and reading detective novels. Rob’s passion is to take the life giving teaching of the Bible and mesh it with 24 – 7 living in a transforming friendship with Jesus.