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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.

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Mon, Nov 01, 2021
Series: Church History II
Duration: 1 hr 8 mins 15 secs
Christianity in the Modern Era (1880–1960)
Sun, Oct 31, 2021
Passage: Ephesians 4:7-10
Series: Ephesians (2018)
Duration: 55 mins 19 secs
Are we in the Messianic Kingdom now? Listen to this message to continue our study of Christ’s ascension to Heaven after His crucifixion and resurrection. Hear the question His disciples asked Him about this Kingdom and six points involving Jesus’ answer. Find out who the Son of Man is through Daniel’s vision. If you feel yourself becoming anxious, understand that no matter what is happening, God is in control and that He is working out His plan.
Thu, Oct 28, 2021
Passage: Genesis 3
Series: Has God Spoken? (2021)
Duration: 1 hr 11 mins 28 secs
Are you confident that when the Bible says something you can depend on it? Listen to this message to get in on the beginning of a new series designed to confirm that the Bible is really God’s truth and reflects the character of the Creator. Hear some of the attacks that have been made on its veracity throughout the last four hundred years and see that from the beginning Satan has cunningly attacked it. Learn the presupposition that will help us see how the essence of God is the starting point in our understanding of Him.
Tue, Oct 26, 2021
Passage: Judges 4:1-9
Series: Judges (2021)
Duration: 1 hr 3 mins 44 secs
What does Deborah’s role in delivering Israel from oppression indicate? Listen to this lesson to learn that the nation had succumbed to the pagan culture around them and the men were failing to fulfill their biblical role of leadership. Find out that Deborah was carrying out the functions needed at that time of judging the people who came to her. See what prophets did and how Deborah functioned as one, including the musical context. Anticipate the battle that will take place and the victory that follows.
Mon, Oct 25, 2021
Series: Church History II
Duration: 1 hr 7 mins 16 secs
Christianity in the Modern Era (1880–Present)
Mon, Oct 25, 2021
Series: Church History II
Duration: 1 hr 9 mins 25 secs
Christianity in the Modern Era (1880–Present)
Sun, Oct 17, 2021
Passage: Ephesians 4:7-16
Series: Ephesians (2018)
Duration: 56 mins 5 secs
Where is Jesus now? After He was crucified and resurrected, what happened next? Listen to this class to learn where He is and how it impacts all believers. Hear five critical questions and their answers and find out the distinctions between the Church Age and the Age of Israel. See a chart depicting a mountaintop view of prophecy which makes the timeline clearer. Understand the high position and the high calling Church Age believers possess.
Thu, Oct 14, 2021
Passage: 2 Peter 3:17-18
Series: 2 Peter (2019)
Duration: 1 hr 7 mins 42 secs
Are you sure you know how to grow to spiritual maturity? Is it by singing hymns, praying, or working in the church? Listen to this lesson to learn that we grow spiritually when we learn God’s Word and that all the other Christian activities are a result of our spiritual growth, not the means. Follow a quick review of this Epistle by seeing the original outline used in the lessons. Learn clear meanings of foreknowledge and election and see that we are to give credit to the Lord Jesus Christ for all He has done for us.
Tue, Oct 12, 2021
Passage: Judges 4:1-9
Series: Judges (2021)
Duration: 1 hr 9 mins 27 secs
Once again the people of Israel returned to idol worship and once again, God brought divine judgment on them. Listen to this lesson to hear about a woman judge named Deborah. Find out that she is called a prophetess and three aspects of that role, including the part music plays in it. Hear 12 questions about her whose answers are vital for understanding her character. Be reminded that when we, too, once again drift away from God, He is always our Rock and Defender.
Mon, Oct 11, 2021
Series: Church History II
Duration: 1 hr 17 mins 54 secs
Christianity in the National Era (1760–1880) Continued