Bob Hostetler is a writer, editor, pastor, and speaker from southwestern Ohio
. His twenty-one books, which include the award-winning Don’t Check Your Brains at the Door
(co-authored with Josh McDowell)
and American Idols,
have sold over 2 million copies. He has won two Gold Medallion Awards, three Ohio Associated Press awards, and an Amy Foundation Award. He is a co-founder and Pastor of Leadership and Teaching at Cobblestone Community Church
in Oxford, Ohio
. He and his wife Robin have two grown children, Aubrey and Aaron.