About Bob Riddle

Bob speaking at event
Bob speaking at NW Florida regional conference on "Reentry and Transition" by invitation of former police chief David Alexander

Bob Riddle earned a triple major degree from the University of Mobile with an emphasis in theology, has an earned M Div degree from Southwestern Seminary (Fort Worth , Texas) and will earn a PHD from Trinity Seminary upon completion of his doctoral dissertation entitled “The Use of Koine Greek in Biblical Apologetics”. He is a licensed pilot with over 7,200 hours of flight time, and holds a U.S. Coast Guard Captain’s license, with over 4,500 offshore miles logged. Bob has worked in the hospitality management and aviation management industries, and has owned an operated a high end home construction business. In addition, Bob is a well-known author, speaker and college professor. Bob served 8 ½ years of a 10-year sentence as an inmate in the Florida State Prison system and was released in March of 2018

Bob has written LIVING ON PURPOSE as a Biblically based, strategic plan/discipleship course for inmates who are within 3-5 years of release, to help them re-acclimate to life on the outside and to reduce recidivism. It includes sections on determining God’s will, discovering spiritual gifts, and establishing God-honoring goals , and is divided into three main sections: ANALYZE, ADJUST and ACCOMPLISH. It is available in both English and Spanish.

Bob has also written 12 discipleship lessons for inmates or others seeking life-applicable Bible knowledge entitled THE TRUTH SERIES.

Bob is married and has 2 children and 4 grandchildren.