Dr. Robert Stephens Confirmed to be FBCA's 32nd Senior Pastor - December 11, 2022

Robert has been Associate Pastor at Crestview Baptist Church in Georgetown, Texas since 2015. Through a Divine intervention, Robert stepped into his first ministerial position at age 19. He currently has nearly two decades of church leadership experience utilizing his gifts of teaching, leadership, and discernment. These gifts provide him with the ability to help people walk in obedience with the redemptive work of God.  Robert has enjoyed preaching every week and providing pastoral leadership for this congregation. Robert is passionate about personally sharing the good news of Christ with people and he believes that every Christ follower should be actively sharing this news with others as well.

Robert holds a B.S. in Animal Science from Tarleton State University, a Master of Divinity in Theology from Logsdon Seminary at Hardin Simmons University, and a Doctor of Ministry in Biblical Studies from Liberty University. In addition, he currently serves as a Chaplain (MAJ) in the United States Army Reserves with the 228th Combat Support Hospital. During the COVID-19 pandemic, Robert was assigned as a Chaplain for a COVID response hospital. Prior to his hospital chaplaincy tenure, he was assigned to the 505th Military Intelligence Brigade serving as a supervisor chaplain for multiple geographically dispersed Unit Ministry Teams.

He and April were married in 2010 and they have three children, Allie (9), Kate (7), and Julia who is (5). They met in college and before starting a family, April was a veterinarian technician and dog trainer. The Stephens family enjoys RV traveling as they love visiting new places. The Stephens family also enjoys family games and spending time together.  One of Robert’s favorite verses of scripture comes from Acts 20:24 However, I consider my life worth nothing to me; my only aim is to finish the race and complete the task the Lord Jesus has given me—the task of testifying to the good news of God’s grace.

For Robert the opportunity to serve as the Senior Pastor at First Baptist Church Alexandria is a culmination of the Lord’s guidance in his life. He looks forward to sharing more with you and meeting you in person very soon. To learn more about Robert and view a few of his latest sermons visit Crestview’s website at the button below.