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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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Thu, Aug 03, 2023
Passage: Philippians 2:5-11
Series: Philippians (2022)
Duration: 1 hr 7 mins 43 secs
Why did Jesus come to earth? Listen to this message to learn He came to pay the penalty for man’s sin. Find out what He had to be in order to qualify for the role of our Savior. Learn about the three offices of Christ in His incarnation, beginning with prophet and hear where Jesus functioned as a prophet. Then hear about His office as our High Priest and what the significance that is in our prayer life. Last, learn that while Jesus has the office of King He has not been crowned as king. Look forward to when that will take place.
Tue, Aug 01, 2023
Series: Interlocked (2023)
Duration: 1 hr 12 mins 30 secs

What does the pagan worldview look like in our world today? Listen to this message to learn that the pagan worldview says everything is a result of random chance so there is no purpose in life. See how the theory of evolution ignores science and how those who promote it try to shame and intimidate those who reject it. Find out major ways the pagan worldview has impacted our world and see the importance of teaching children biblical truth when they are young.

During this message Dr. Dean recommended a couple books by Erwin Lutzer, No Reason to Hide: Standing for Christ in a Collapsing Culture and We Will Not be Silenced.

The Institute for Creation Research ( and and Answers in Genesis ( and have a wide range of excellent materials for children.

Sun, Jul 30, 2023
Passage: Ephesians 4:28
Series: Ephesians (2018)
Duration: 53 mins 8 secs
Have you ever destroyed anyone with the words that came out of your mouth? Listen to this message to learn what the Bible has to say about our speech, which can be sinful and hurtful or can build up others. Hear a number of biblical passages from James, Proverbs, and others which explain the trouble our tongues can cause and ways to gain self control over it by walking by means of the Holy Spirit. Be challenged to bring discipline to your mouth and be a blessing when you speak.
Sat, Jul 29, 2023
Passage: Romans 8:38-39
Series: Light from the Light Channel
Duration: 17 mins 13 secs
What do you fear can separate you from the love of God? Hear seven questions that will help you remember that it is the power of God that guarantees our salvation is secure.
Thu, Jul 27, 2023
Passage: Philippians 2:5-11
Series: Philippians (2022)
Duration: 1 hr 13 mins 2 secs

Was Jesus a normal, physical human when He lived on earth? Listen to this message to learn about His humanity, including His human attributes such as hunger, emotions, and physical tiredness. See His voluntary humiliation as He limited His divine attributes in order to fulfill His mission. End the message by hearing Mark Musser describe the missionary work he and his wife, Caren, are doing in the chaotic countries of Armenia, Belarus, and Ukraine.

You can find out more about Mark's ministry at (Ararat-Ranier East-West Fellowship).

Tue, Jul 25, 2023
Passage: Genesis 3:1-6
Series: Interlocked (2023)
Duration: 1 hr 12 mins 6 secs
Who introduced a false worldview to mankind? Listen to this lesson to learn how Satan enticed the first woman to believe that she could be as smart as God. This led her to test what God had said to see if it was true. Find out that those with a pagan worldview are still doing that today when they reject the biblical worldview of how the universe and everything in it came into being. See the implications of rejecting God and how it leaves man without any purpose.
Sun, Jul 23, 2023
Passage: 2 Timothy 1:12
Series: Light from the Light Channel
Duration: 18 mins 16 secs
Are you looking for stability in your life? If so, look no further because our memory verse for today assures us that once we have trusted in Christ as our Savior He will never let us go.
Sun, Jul 16, 2023
Passage: 1 Peter 1:4-5
Series: Light from the Light Channel
Duration: 16 mins 22 secs
Are you assured of your salvation? Our memory verse tells us we are kept by the power of God. Find out we have a place in heaven reserved for us who are kept by His all encompassing power.
Sun, Jul 16, 2023
Passage: Ephesians 4:28
Series: Ephesians (2018)
Duration: 1 hr 2 mins 15 secs
What does the Bible have to say about work? Listen to this lesson to learn that from the beginning of creation mankind has always been told to work. See that one of the reasons is so that we may be able to help others who are in need as a part of our grace orientation. Find out that responsible labor is a part of the first Divine Institution. See how laziness is treated in Scripture and accept that all labor has value.
Thu, Jul 13, 2023
Passage: Philippians 2:5-11
Series: Philippians (2022)
Duration: 1 hr 3 mins 29 secs

Was Jesus Christ just a wise and good man who lived on this earth? If you’ve ever heard that false view, listen to this message to hear the amazing facts about Jesus that prove His divinity beyond a doubt. Hear a list of His divine attributes and where He declared Himself to be God in the Scriptures. Find out how these claims He made about Himself angered the Pharisees and made them try to stone Him to death. Realize that you need never fear that something man does can destroy this earth because Jesus Christ created this world and holds it together.

During this message Dr. Dean referenced three schools that still provide a non-propagandized education. Quoting Pete Hegseth's statement in The Battle for the American Mind: “... save for a few exceptions—Hillsdale College, Liberty University, College of the Ozarks, to name a few—higher education is a wasteland.” There may be a few others, but I only know of these three as well.

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