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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, Jul 28, 2022
Passage: Philippians 1:6 & Revelation 2:7
Series: Philippians (2022)
Duration: 1 hr 6 mins 24 secs
When life is difficult and you’re weary, what motivates you to keep growing to spiritual maturity? Listen to this lesson to learn about fantastic rewards promised to overcomers, including the privilege of eating from the Tree of Life in eternity. Find out what special rewards are offered to the overcomers in the seven churches in Revelation, and learn two answers to two important questions that may have been puzzling you.
Tue, Jul 26, 2022
Passage: Judges 8:4-33
Series: Judges (2021)
Duration: 1 hr 8 mins 19 secs

What happens when the leaders and people of a nation are operating on pure paganism? Listen to this lesson to learn the tragic story of how Gideon went from trusting God for a great victory and then reverted back to paganism. Hear how he took his weary army to Succoth and was treated rudely. See his punishment of the people of Succoth in a way not based on the Mosaic Law. Learn how he turned down a chance to be king but enabled the people of Israel to return to their idol worship.

During the announcements Dr. Dean mentioned the upcoming Pre-Trib Rapture Study Group conference. For more information, visit www.pre-trib.org

Sun, Jul 24, 2022
Passage: Ephesians 4:18-20
Series: Ephesians (2018)
Duration: 49 mins 17 secs
Do you live just like the unsaved people around you? Listen to this lesson to learn that after you accept Christ as your Savior you should no longer go along with others just to get along with them. Find out the change must be basically in your thinking. Hear three reasons why unbelievers have futile thinking. Understand that God’s grace provided salvation for all so that we no longer need to become calloused and past feeling.
Thu, Jul 21, 2022
Passage: Philippians 1:6 & John 16:33
Series: Philippians (2022)
Duration: 1 hr 1 mins 47 secs

Are you a victorious believer or a defeated believer? Listen to this lesson to learn what determines which category you’re in. Find out that the victorious believer is one who has overcome the world and hear a definition of worldliness. See Satan’s role in attracting believers to the things of the world through our lusts. Understand how to resist these temptations by having your thinking transformed.

During this class Dr. Dean mentioned the book Battle for the American Mind by Pete Hegseth.

Tue, Jul 19, 2022
Passage: Judges 7:1-8:3
Series: Judges (2021)
Duration: 1 hr 3 mins 11 secs

How does God make certain that everyone realizes that He is the one who wins our battles and delivers us? Listen to this lesson about Gideon to learn how God refined the troops under Gideon’s command. Find out why Gideon was to choose those who lapped the water rather than those who kneeled to drink. See how God in His grace gave Gideon an extra shot of confidence before the battle. Hear the one place in the Book of Judges where someone worships God and understand that the battle is always the Lord’s.

The senior British Army officer referred to during this class is Major General Orde Wingate.

Sun, Jul 17, 2022
Passage: Ephesians 4:17-19
Series: Ephesians (2018)
Duration: 1 hr 56 mins 8 secs
Are unbelievers unable to respond to the gospel unless they have been chosen to become believers as taught by Calvinism? Listen to this lesson to learn that while Scripture teaches that humans, in and of themselves, cannot save themselves, we have the ability to respond positively to the gospel message with the help of the ministry of God the Holy Spirit. See that Satan is always trying to erase the gospel message from our memories.
Thu, Jul 14, 2022
Passage: Philippians 1:6 & John 16:33
Series: Philippians (2022)
Duration: 59 mins 49 secs
Have you come to know Christ as described in 1 John? Listen to this message to learn what it means to know Him and see that you can tell you know Him if you are keeping His commandments. Review what overcomers are and what Christ overcame. Find out the three enemies in the Christian life and see the role that love plays. Understand that John is discussing believers who are maturing spiritually after salvation.
Tue, Jul 12, 2022
Passage: Judges 7:1-4
Series: Judges (2021)
Duration: 1 hr 0 mins 31 secs
Are you easily frightened and constantly anxious? Listen to this lesson to learn life-changing principles about fear and how it can destroy your life. Find out biblical solutions involving trusting God and hear a number of Bible promises that you need to call to mind when in a fearful situation. Continue hearing how God gave Gideon victory, in spite of his fears. against the overwhelming forces of the Midianites.
Sun, Jul 10, 2022
Passage: Ephesians 4:17-19
Series: Ephesians (2018)
Duration: 1 hr 45 mins 37 secs
What differences should there be between the way an unbeliever thinks compared to a believer’s thoughts? Listen to this message to hear that the pagan’s mind is full of worthless and useless thinking while a believer’s mind is to be renewed by learning God’s Word under the ministry of God the Holy Spirit. Find out the difference between darkened and hardened as it refers to thinking. Begin a study of total depravity as it’s taught in the Bible.
Thu, Jul 07, 2022
Passage: Philippians 1:6 & 1 John 5:4
Series: Philippians (2022)
Duration: 1 hr 6 mins 6 secs
Did you know there are two kinds of believers at the Judgment Seat of Christ? Listen to this lesson to learn that there will be those who receive rewards and those who do not. See that this has nothing to do with salvation but with growing to spiritual maturity after we are saved. Find out that it involves getting to know Christ. Understand what “whatever is born of God” means in 1 John and let this motivate you to walk by means of the Holy Spirit.