Wednesday, August 4, 2021




Tell your readers a little about yourself, where you grew up, where you live now, where you went to school etc. Let them get to know the personal you.


I am the Ethnic Coordinator at the Greater New York Conference. I grew up in Haiti. Now I live in New York. I oversee 22 churches and groups in New York. I use to preach the Gospel in the US and in Canada. I studied at Andrews University, Michigan and at Montemorelos University at Mexico. I hold a PhD and also Doctorate degree in Ministry, DMin. I am an Advisor at Andrews University for the DMin program.


What inspired you to author your book?


I had a burden. So many people are leaving the churches. I think that one of the main reasons is because we did not follow the word of Jesus regarding Discipleship.


Where did you get the inspiration for your book’s cover?

I was thinking about someone, alone, far for the noisy world, ready to listen to God’s voice.



Who has been the most significant influence on you personally and as a writer?

Michael Haytt



What were your struggles or obstacles you had to overcome to get this book written?

Time was my biggest challenge. I am very busy. I had to fight to find time to write this book.



Tell your readers about your book.


This book is about Christian discipleship. “Chosen to be a Disciple” will help you to see Discipleship from a particular angle, so the Holy Spirit can unlock your full potential as a child of God and live a joyful live life in these difficult times.

Megatrends will continue to change and reshape our world with disruptive innovation at an unprecedented pace. Still, you must never forget that God has a purpose for you - He wants you to become a disciple of Jesus.

More than ever, it is critical for you to focus on that which remains constant: God's purpose for your life, to be a disciple.



Who is your target audience, and why?


This book is for the person who wants to discover the God’s goal for his or her life.


If you were going to give one reason for anyone looking at your book to read, why should they buy it?


When a person reads this book, he or she will understand how to become a disciple and the joy and the fulfilment to be a disciple of Jesus.



What do you consider your greatest success in life?

My greatest is to able to help people to change their perspective in this life.


What one unique thing sets you apart from other writers in your genre?

I talk on discipleship on a very particular angle.


How do you overcome writer’s block?

I do that by taking a pause and I walk.


What one piece of advice do you have for new authors.

Do your research and be yourself.


Tell your readers anything else you want to share.


Life is short. It’s important to know why you are on this earth and to be on the right track.

About Robert J. Charles

Robert J. Charles, PhD, DMin has been involved in ministry for over 30 years, helping adults, young people, and children transform their lives by God’s grace. He was an Administrator of the SDA Church, Dean of the Theological Seminary. Currently, he is an Ethnic Ministries Coordinator at the Greater New York Conference SDA Church and Advisor at Andrews University for the Doctor of Ministry Program. His passion is saving souls for Jesus and training others for God’s glory. He and his loving wife, Gina, work as a team and have three growing children, Ginaldy, David and Dani.