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[a] = summary lessons
[b] = exegetical analysis
[c] = topical doctrinal studies
What is a Mini-Series?
A Mini-Series is a small subset of lessons from a major series which covers a particular subject or book. The class numbers will be in reference to the major series rather than the mini-series.
Robert Dean

Robert Dean

Role: Pastor

Dr. Robert L. Dean, Jr. is pastor of West Houston Bible Church in Houston, Texas.

Before coming to West Houston Bible Church, Dr. Dean was the Pastor of Preston City Bible Church in Preston, Connecticut. Prior to that he had served churches in both the Dallas and Houston, Texas areas and has over 35 years of pastoral experience.

Dr. Dean is a much sought after Bible teacher both in the United States and overseas. He serves on the adjunct faculty of Faith Evangelical Seminary and is the Chairman of the Governing Board for Chafer Theological Seminary.

Dr. Dean trained for the ministry at Dallas Theological Seminary where he earned a Th.M. in Hebrew and Old Testament Studies and later returned to pursue a Ph.D. in theological studies with an emphasis in Historical Theology. He also earned an M.A. in Philosophy from the University of St. Thomas (1987) and a Doctor of Ministry degree from Faith Evangelical Seminary (2002). In 1988 he was recognized as an Outstanding Young Man of America, and in 1989 was listed in the Who's Who in American Christian Leadership.

His academic training in Greek, Hebrew, theology, philosophy, and history enables him to study the Bible in the original languages and show how these eternal truths are as vital today as always.

Latest sermons by
Mon, Jan 30, 2023
Series: History of Doctrine (2023)
Sun, Jan 29, 2023
Passage: Ephesians 4:26-27
Series: Ephesians (2018)
Duration: 1 hr 1 mins 12 secs
What’s your default orientation when faced with a problem? Listen to this lesson to learn how to align your thinking with Divine viewpoint rather than depending on your human viewpoint. See that your starting point must be with God’s grace and all He has done for you. Find out why this demands humility and an acceptance of your own helplessness. See that the solution is always found in the Word of God.
Thu, Jan 26, 2023
Passage: Philippians 1:15-19
Series: Philippians (2022)
Duration: 1 hr 3 mins 56 secs
How should we respond to those who have wrong motives in presenting the gospel? Listen to this lesson to see how the Apostle Paul rejoiced when the gospel was proclaimed accurately even by those who did it from envy and rivalry. Find out that Paul’s attitude is an example of magnifying Christ and see what that looks like in the life of a mature believer.
Tue, Jan 24, 2023
Passage: Judges 13:25-14:9
Series: Judges (2021)
Duration: 1 hr 7 mins 54 secs
Do you know you are personally responsible for all your choices and the consequences that come from them? Listen to this lesson to learn that God works behind the scenes to see that His sovereign will is always carried out ultimately. Find out that rebellious, self-centered Samson made decisions based on his selfish lusts, but God worked behind the scenes to use Samson’s choices to disrupt relations with the Philistines. Hear an incident in Samson’s life involving a young woman and a lion and the trouble that was caused.
Mon, Jan 23, 2023
Series: History of Doctrine (2023)
Duration: 50 mins 40 secs
Mon, Jan 23, 2023
Series: History of Doctrine (2023)
Duration: 55 mins 22 secs
Sun, Jan 22, 2023
Passage: Ephesians 4:26-27
Series: Ephesians (2018)
Duration: 55 mins 26 secs
Do you believe that the Bible has the solution to all your problems? Listen to this lesson to learn a spiritual skill that unlocks the solution you need to handle adversities. Find out the meaning of the word “trust” and hear a number of passages of Scripture explaining its importance. Choose God’s radical but simple way to live your life which involves learning God’s Word and making it a priority.
Thu, Jan 19, 2023
Passage: Philippians 1:12-18
Series: Philippians (2022)
Duration: 1 hr 4 mins 33 secs
When your plans are changed or interrupted, are you upset? Listen to this message to learn about the Apostle Paul’s attitude when he was put in jail and not able to do his usual ministry. Hear the encouragement he gives believers to see that in spite of that, God’s plan was working out to greater progress of the gospel. Find out who the Praetorian Guard were and why Rome is the most likely place of his imprisonment. See two different types proclaiming the gospel and Paul’s reaction to them.
Tue, Jan 17, 2023
Passage: Judges 13:24-14:9
Series: Judges (2021)
Duration: 1 hr 6 mins 26 secs

Are you tempted just to stay quiet when those around you are expressing views that are opposed to God’s Word? Listen to this lesson to see what relativism is and how it is affecting us in our world today. Find out that was what was happening in Israel in the time of Samson’s judgeship. Hear how Samson’s life paralleled that of a compromised, carnal Christian and understand the need to saturate your thinking in the Word of God so you can oppose the evil around you.

During this lesson Dr. Dean mentioned several devotionals he references daily which show God's intervention throughout history. These include: The Living Word: Daily Readings on the History, Influence and Impact of the Bible, Her Story, 100 Bible Verses That Made America: Defining Moments That Shaped Our Enduring Foundation of Faith, and On This Day 365 Amazing And Inspiring Stories About Saints, Martyrs And Heroes.