The Reverend Dr. Bob N. Wallace
The Reverend Dr. Bob N. Wallace was called to be Pastor of Everglades Community Church March 19, 2006.
He was born in Tulsa, Oklahoma and attended the public schools there and graduated from Will Rogers High School.
He attended Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois and graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree from The University of Tulsa, Tulsa, Oklahoma. He earned Bachelor of Divinity and Master of Divinity degrees from Southern Seminary, Louisville, Kentucky. He attended Union Theological Seminary, Richmond, Virginia and earned a Doctor of Sacred Theology (Magna cum Laude) from Bethany Theological Seminary, Dothan, Alabama.
He was a Teaching Fellow in the Department of Speech at Southern Seminary and an adjunct faculty member in the Department of Religion at the University of Richmond, Virginia.
He served in the U.S. Navy as a Chaplain and retired as a Lieutenant Commander. Some of his duty stations were at the Naval Air Station, Millington, Tennessee, Destroyer Squadron SIX, Charleston, South Carolina, US Naval Hospital, Portsmouth, Virginia, US Naval Air Station, Norfolk, Virginia, Naval Station, Treasure Island, San Francisco, California and with the United States Marines. He was involved with the Berlin Crisis, the Lebanon Crisis, and the Cuban Missile Crisis during the “Cold War” and the beginning of the Vietnam War.
Following his naval career, he served as Pastor, Thalia Lynn Baptist Church, Virginia Beach, Virginia and Highland Baptist Church, Louisville, Kentucky and on the national staff of the Episcopal Church in the United States as General Convention Manager and Meetings Coordinator.