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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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Sun, Jan 09, 2022
Passage: Ephesians 4:7-9
Series: Ephesians (2018)
Duration: 46 mins 8 secs
Are you stumbling along in a dirty diaper as a baby believer no matter how many years you’ve been a Christian? Listen to this vivid, understandable lesson to learn how to apply the spiritual gifts you received when you first trusted in Christ. Find out about your new identity, new vocation, new calling, and new code of conduct. Challenge yourself to grow to spiritual maturity so you can walk worthy of who you are in Christ.
Thu, Jan 06, 2022
Series: Has God Spoken? (2021)
Duration: 1 hr 14 mins 3 secs
How can we be sure the Bible was transmitted down through the years in an accurate manner? Listen to this lesson to hear the exciting story of how God protected His Word so we have His message today. Learn about the highly skilled system of textual criticism which compares the various copies with the goal of getting as close to the original as possible. Learn about primary and secondary sources and the scribes who meticulously made copies using many ways to assure their accuracies. Marvel at the few differences that the finding of the Dead Sea Scrolls revealed between them and the ancient texts, including the Masoretic Text. Be encouraged and read the Bible with confidence in its message.
Tue, Jan 04, 2022
Passage: Judges 4-5 & Genesis 1:26-28
Series: Judges (2021)
Duration: 1 hr 5 mins 32 secs
Can you decide your own identity as a man or a woman or are you born the sex you are and it cannot be changed? Listen to this lesson to see that God designed men and women both to be created in His image but to be different. Hear eight important biblical principles starting at creation that provide the answer to this important question facing us in our culture today. Have your thinking transformed to God’s view so you are not conformed to the pagan practices around you.
Sun, Jan 02, 2022
Passage: Ephesians 4:7
Series: Ephesians (2018)
Duration: 57 mins 16 secs
Do you love receiving gifts? Listen to this lesson to learn about 25 priceless gifts you received when you trusted in Christ as your Savior. See the necessity of learning who Christ is and what His Session has to do with our receiving gifts. Find out the purpose of the Church in the Church Age. When choosing what church to attend look for one where the pastor emphasizes teaching the Word of God so you can grow to spiritual maturity and fulfill the destiny which is shared by all Church Age believers.
Thu, Dec 30, 2021
Series: Has God Spoken? (2021)
Duration: 1 hr 16 mins 19 secs
Why is it important to believe that Moses wrote the first five books of the Bible? Listen to this message to learn a number of reasons why believing in Moses’ authorship is necessary for an understanding of God’s revelation to mankind in the Bible. Find out what the false assumptions are that liberal scholars start with that make them skeptical and hear seven facts that support Moses’ authorship, many of which have been validated by archeological findings.
Tue, Dec 28, 2021
Passage: Judges 4-5 & Genesis 1:26-28
Series: Judges (2021)
Duration: 1 hr 8 mins 53 secs
Are men and women innately different or is that something that is learned? Listen to this lesson to begin a study of the biblical principles for the differences between men and women and see how they were both created to represent God to the rest of His creation. See what the concept of the woman being the man’s helper means. Understand that the modern argument that men and women are interchangeable is destructive and results in utter chaos for both men and women.
Sun, Dec 26, 2021
Passage: Ephesians 4:7-10 & Daniel 7:13-14
Series: Ephesians (2018)
Duration: 1 hr 1 mins 40 secs
Why did the Apostle John begin to weep greatly before the Throne of God? Listen to this message to learn the answer and hear an explanation of Daniel’s vision, which is God’s opinion of human empires. See the order of the events that lead up to Christ establishing His rule on earth. Remember that the trials we go through today are preparing us to rule and reign someday.
Fri, Dec 24, 2021
Series: Holiday Specials
Duration: 1 hr 15 mins 12 secs
Tue, Dec 21, 2021
Passage: Judges 4-5 & Romans 1:18-31
Series: Judges (2021)
Duration: 1 hr 10 mins 11 secs
What is causing so much chaos and strange thinking in our world today? Listen to this message to hear that the philosophy prevalent in the world is one that rejects God as the Creator and man as the creation. Find out the meaning of Monism, which is in complete disagreement with biblical truth. As believers see that we are engaged in an invisible warfare and we must follow Paul’s admonition to transform our thinking by learning Scripture so we can reject the culture around us.
Mon, Dec 20, 2021
Series: Church History II
Duration: 1 hr 12 mins 53 secs
Christianity in the Postmodern Era (1960–2021) (Cont'd)