Bob Perkins


Bob Perkins is a coach, consultant, teacher, leader, husband and father. He is a Relationships Core Motivator who at the age of forty redefined his life.

He spent twenty-two years in youth ministry and still looks back on those years with high school kids as an incredible gift. His book “No Banana Splits - a perspective on youth ministry” continues to be a challenge to the status quo of many leadership organizations, with grass-roots demand for the book continuing to grow ten years after its publication.

In 2003 he started Bob Perkins Consulting and enjoys “being in it” with his clients. Bob knows from experience that leadership is lonely and he enjoys walking with his clients through the various challenges they face. He uses the leadership lessons he learned in the ministry along with the principles of Core Motivator to help his clients understand who they are and how to navigate their lives and businesses.

In 2006 he pursued his passion for wine and France and founded B&B’s French Wine Club. He travels to France every year and tastes hundreds of wines, selecting the best wines for his club members.

Bob is active at the Union League of Philadelphia where he sings in the Glee Club and is President of the Grand Cru Society. He also leads the Valley Forge Society – a weekly men’s group/Bible Study – where he learns as much from the guys in the group as he teaches them.

He is married to Debbie - his beautiful wife of thirty years - and they have two wonderful sons. . The highlight of every year is the time he and Debbie spend in France discovering new places, meeting new friends and enjoying fantastic food.

He has a BA in Economics from Roanoke College and a M.Div. from Covenant Seminary.

Where to find Bob Perkins online

Where to buy in print


NO BANANA SPLITS “Building Lifelong Disciples in a Short Term World”
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 41,240. Language: American English. Published: March 29, 2016 by Brighton Publishing LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Christian Church / Leadership, Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Christian Ministry / Discipleship
This book will change the conversation about youth ministries and move it from event/gimmicks/program centered models to a discipleship ministry where an investment in lifelong discipleship leads to greater and deeper ministry; Where more kids are reached and walk with Christ for their entire lives. The principles in this book will be applicable to any ministry regardless of the age group.
Building a Vision for Your Life “Developing Your Core Motivator”
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 44,110. Language: American English. Published: July 31, 2013 by Brighton Publishing LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation & inspiration, Nonfiction » Psychology » General
“Know who you are and be it” is the message of Perkins’ innovative concepts helping you identify your Core Motivator. Are you driven by a need to belong to a team, a desire for relationships, a quest for perfection, an eagerness to care for or serve others, a talent for creating, or a passion for giving? These Core Motivators drive each of us—and are the Keys to setting a vision for your life.

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