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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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Tue, Nov 29, 2022
Passage: Judges 12:1-15
Series: Judges (2021)
Duration: 52 mins 33 secs
What led to the disintegration of the nation of Israel in the days of the Judges? Listen to this lesson to learn that they had turned their backs on God and bitter antagonisms blew up among themselves. See that God is silent during this time and does not interfere but allows them to reap the consequences of their arrogant actions. Understand that there were pockets of prosperity at times but overall, it was a tragic period in their history. Understand our own nation is following this same course today.
Tue, Nov 22, 2022
Passage: Psalm 106:1
Series: Holiday Specials
Duration: 1 hr 4 mins 42 secs
If Thanksgiving to you is just about turkey with all the trimmings and football games, listen to this message to find out what makes it such a remarkable day. See that it is rich in meaning and its roots go back to the days of the Reformation and the translation of the Bible into English so people could read and study it for themselves. Hear of the adversities the Pilgrims suffered as they and other early settlers made their way to America to find a place where they had freedom to worship. Then thank God for all His blessings He has bestowed on our country today and every day.
Sun, Nov 20, 2022
Passage: Ephesians 4:25
Series: Ephesians (2018)
Duration: 52 mins 1 sec
What does it mean to encourage other believers? Listen to this lesson to learn that encouragement involves exhortation from the Word of God. Find out the difference between encouragement and comforting. Realize that God brings adversity in our lives so we can grow spiritually and then comfort others in the same way we have been comforted by the Scriptures. Be challenged by the need for your own growth to spiritual maturity in order to encourage and comfort other believers.
Thu, Nov 17, 2022
Passage: Philippians 1:12-14
Series: Philippians (2022)
Duration: 1 hr 5 mins 38 secs
What is the gospel? Listen to this lesson to learn that the Greek word for gospel refers to the proclamation of good news. Find out what this good news is and how it involves Christ’s substitutionary death on the Cross. Hear a number of false definitions for the gospel and the true biblical meaning. Hear the many facets of the gospel and how much is necessary for one to believe in order to be saved.
Tue, Nov 15, 2022
Passage: Judges 11:32-40
Series: Judges (2021)
Duration: 1 hr 16 mins 20 secs
How can a man who sacrificed his own daughter be mentioned in Hebrews 11’s list of those who at a critical time in their lives displayed faith in God? Listen to this lesson to learn that this is an example of God’s grace. Hear how Jephthah’s self absorption was displayed by blaming his daughter causing him to have to sacrifice her. See several points of contrast between Abraham’s willingness to sacrifice his only son, Isaac, and Jephthah’s sacrifice of his only daughter. Realize that under the Mosaic Law Jephthah could have redeemed his daughter. Hear an update from Paul Scharf on his ministry with Friends of Israel Gospel Ministry.
Sun, Nov 13, 2022
Passage: Ephesians 4:25
Series: Ephesians (2018)
Duration: 1 hr 46 mins 17 secs
How should we relate to other believers? Listen to this message to hear the many commandments detailing how we are to interact with members of the body of Christ as we grow to spiritual maturity. Find out a number of specific ways we can apply these mandates and learn about different levels of friendship that all of us have in our lives. Continue to study the important details of serving one another.
Fri, Nov 11, 2022
Passage: Ephesians 4:17-21
Series: Spiritual Life at Tucson Bible Church (2022)
Duration: 1 hr 12 mins 57 secs
Lesson #3 of 3-part series on the spiritual life taught at Tucson Bible Church, Fall 2022
Thu, Nov 10, 2022
Passage: Ephesians 4:17-21
Series: Spiritual Life at Tucson Bible Church (2022)
Duration: 1 hr 9 mins 42 secs
Lesson #2 in a 3-part series at Tucson Bible Church, Fall 2022
Wed, Nov 09, 2022
Passage: Romans 6:1-8
Series: Spiritual Life at Tucson Bible Church (2022)
Duration: 1 hr 29 mins 22 secs
Lesson #1 of 3-part special at Tucson Bible Church
Tue, Nov 08, 2022
Passage: Judges 11:29
Series: Judges (2021)
Duration: 1 hr 8 mins 37 secs
What does it mean that the Spirit of God came upon Jephthah? Listen to this lesson to learn what the role of the Holy Spirit was in the Old Testament. Hear examples of times when the Spirit was upon certain individuals and what the purpose was. Learn about Jephthah’s vow and see that pagan practices lead to evil events.