David Robinson has lived most of his life in the clouds of the Pacific Northwest. Robinson lives on the north Oregon coast with his wife Trina, and he is Lead Pastor of Cannon Beach Community Church, a congregation of people living in a land where clouds cover the sky 2/3rds of the year.
Robinson has written seven books on Christian spirituality, all based upon Christian medieval classics, including his newest publication, Cloud Devotion: Through the Year with The Cloud of Unknowing (Paraclete, January 2020); The Sacred Art of Marriage (Cascade, 2016), Soul Mentoring (Cascade, 2015), Ancient Paths: Discover Christian Formation the Benedictine Way (Paraclete, 2010), The Busy Family’s Guide to Spirituality (Crossroad, 2009), The Christian Family Toolbox (Crossroad, 2001), The Family Cloister (Crossroad, 2000; winner of a national book award with the Catholic Press Association for ‘Best Family Book’).
Robinson is married with three married sons and three grandchildren. Robinson is a jazz pianist and lover of backpacking in places of wildness and beauty.