Rev. Maurice Roberts was born at Chester, England in 1938. He was educated at Durham University. After teaching Latin and Greek in secondary schools in Scotland, he studied theology at the Free Church of Scotland College, Edinburgh. He was the minister of Ayr Free Church of Scotland from 1974 to 1994, and then of the Greyfriars Congregation, Inverness, since 2000 a congregation of the Free Church of Scotland (Continuing).
Maurice Roberts was Moderator of his denomination’s General Assembly in 2007. He retired from the pastoral ministry in December 2010. He has been Lecturer in Greek & New Testament at the Free Church Seminary since 2002. He is married to Sandra, and has one daughter and two grandchildren.