Bob and Tricia Shanks were born, raised and converted in Columbus, Ohio. They got married in 1995 and became disciples in 1997. The Shanks have worked in many facets of ministry including teens, youth and family, young and mature marrieds and campus ministry. In 2007 they moved to Pennsylvania to work for HOPE worldwide while serving in the Philadelphia church of Christ. In 2010 they moved to Virginia Beach to be trained for the full time ministry in the Hampton Roads Church of Christ. In 2012 they were sent to Toledo, Ohio to lead the Toledo Church of Christ and revive the campus ministry there. In 2016 they moved back to Columbus, Ohio to lead the Columbus Church of Christ. They have two grown and married daughters, Cortney and Tom McGuirk and Brooke and Brody Snell. Both couples serve in the full-time campus ministry in the North River Church of Christ in Marietta, Georgia.