Bob captures the audience's attention with hilarious true stories, embarrassing moments and a healthy dose of personal guffaws. His stories leave youth rolling in laughter, bringing down the walls of skepticism and removing any expectation that it was just going to be another boring speech. Within moments, he can share another side that makes a point about the condition of the human heart and the grace of God, leaving an entire audience hushed in reflective silence and hanging on every word.
Bob Lenz speaks to about 500,000 teens and adults across North America each year through school assembly programs and faith-based outreaches and events. His down-to-earth style and genuine concern leave a lasting impression. In addition to speaking, Bob is Founder and President of Life! Promotions - a non-profit youth organization located in Appleton, Wisconsin with a mission to instill hope in youth. Since 1982 Bob has spoken in all 50 states and is a member of the National Speakers Association.
Bob has authored the book, Grace - For Those Who Think They Don't Measure Up, endorsed by such notable authors as Tony Campolo, Dan Allender, Rebecca St. James, Don Wilkerson and others. He has also served as the Director of a non-profit counseling center, hosted a radio program, and founded youth events that bring as many as 18,000 teens and adults together for a time of music and positive messages.
Although speaking is a great privilege for Bob, his first commitment is to his family. His wife Carol and five children are a source of great joy and unending examples of committed love.