From Rob: “For the past 6 years, I have been delighted to serve at Artists in Christian Testimony (A.C.T.) Intl. as Associate Director of Staff Development. God has planted and replanted me several times over the years; from Christian music artist & songwriter to pastor, worship leader, college professor, chaplain/life coach and finally, Staff Development. It has been a time of convergence – a season of pouring into others the wisdom I’ve gained from over 40 years of ministry. However, due to corporate downsizing and through no fault of my own, that season has come to an end and I am no longer on the Headquarters Staff of A.C.T. Intl. You can find details on my blog page.
I leave with no regrets; in fact, I am keeping my individual ministry department with A.C.T. open – Rob Frazier Ministries. I will now return to the frontline work I was doing before: leading worship, preaching and teaching, evangelism, humanitarian & social justice work. However, I had such a great time mentoring younger folks in ministry that I just can’t give it up!! I will continue to encourage, mentor and release the next generations of artists and world-changers for Christ as I am given opportunity. Watch this space!!”
Rob was raised in a pastor’s home in a suburb of Philadelphia PA, graduated from The King’s College in New York and enjoyed a 25 year career in Christian music as an artist, songwriter and producer before becoming a pastor and adjunct college professor. However, he still counts making music as one of his greatest joys. Initially coming to Nashville to join the band Petra, he recorded and toured with them for several years, then produced 7 solo albums subsequently, while also writing songs and producing projects for other artists in the CCM and mainstream fields. He has over 200 recorded songs in his catalogue, including songs recorded by the bands Kansas and Petra, artists Margaret Becker, Steve Camp, Steven Curtis Chapman, Rick Cua, Kenny Marks, Geoff Moore & the Distance, Gordon Mote, Dickey Lee, Ricky Scaggs, Dick Tunney and others; several gold, platinum and multi-platinum song placements, one Grammy and three Dove Award nominations. He has had songs placed in feature films, network TV and in cable shows on Netflix and Starz.
Rob has also worked in music advertising, writing, producing and singing jingles for clients such as Ace Hardware, Circle K Markets, Chrysler, Glade Air Fresheners, Tex Mart, Texas Chevy Dealers, Tony Roma Ribs & more.
As a CCM artist, Rob travelled worldwide in music ministry representing both Compassion International and World Vision (child sponsorship organizations). Toward the end of his artist career he felt the call toward church work and began seminary training in 1997 at Regent University School of Divinity while still traveling, earning an MA in Practical Theology (later finishing his M.Div.), which led to his first pastorate in the year 2000 at Belmont Church in Nashville TN, where he served through 2012. Following that, he was a Chaplain and Life Coach at Nashville Rescue Mission until Feb. 2017 when he joined the A.C.T. Intl Home Office Staff. Beside his role leading Rob Frazier Ministries, he has served for 10 years as Worship Pastor at First Baptist Church, Pleasant View, TN. Despite a busy life, he still makes time for songwriting, leading worship and performing on both guitar and keyboards.
He has been married for 42 years to his wife Carol, with whom he has three grown children, all of whom are professionally involved in the arts.