Bob Beltz is a writer, speaker and film producer. After twenty years as a founding pastor and then Teaching Pastor of Cherry Hills Community Church in Denver, and Senior Pastor of High Street Community Church in Santa Cruz, California, Bob joined the Anschutz Corporation of Denver, Colorado as a special advisor to Philip Anschutz, Chairman of the Board. In this role Bob helps develop, produce, and market films for the Anschutz Film Group, parent company of Walden Media (Holes, Because of Winn-Dixie, Around the World in 80 Days, I Am David, The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe) and Bristol Bay Productions (Ray, Sahara). Bob was the co-producer of Crusader Entertainment’s film Joshua, based on Joseph Girzone’s best-selling novel, and helped develop and produce Amazing Grace: the William Wilberforce Story.
Bob is the author of eleven books including the best-selling Daily Disciplines of the Christian Man, his latest novel, Somewhere Fast, a story about God, Harley-Davidsons, Route 66, and the spiritual journey, and Real Christianity, an update of William Wilberforce’s book from 1797, done in conjunction with the film, Amazing Grace. As the President of The Telos Project ministry, Bob continues to write, teach, and speak both nationally and internationally for both Christian and secular groups. He has been a featured speaker at the International Convention of the YMCA, the Council on National Policy, and the CEO Forum at the Aspen Institute.
Bob is a graduate of Denver Seminary where he earned both his Master of Arts and Doctor of Ministry degrees. Bob’s wife of over thirty years, Allison, is a religious liberty and human rights advocate. He has a married daughter, Stephanie, 28, and a son, Baker, 22, who is a sophomore in college, and his first grandchild, Olivia, 1. When not writing, speaking, or making movies, Bob can usually be seen heading into the mountains of Colorado on his Harley-Davidson with a group of cultural infidels.
Day 1 of 2: Dr. Bob Beltz talks about the pleasure of seeing C.S. Lewis' classic book turned into a major motion picture.
Day 2 of 2: Dr. Bob Beltz talks about the release of the movie, The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe.