R. Robert Creech, Ph.D.

R. Robert Creech, Ph.D.
Holder of the Hubert H. & Gladys S. Raborn Professor of Pastoral Leadership;
Director of Pastoral Ministries
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Ph.D., Baylor University
M.Div., Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary
B.A., Houston Baptist University
Research Interests
Courses Taught
Integrative Seminar: Faith and Practice
Wendell Berry
Mentoring in Ministry
Clinical Pastoral Education
Leading the Kingdom (D.Min.)
Publication Highlights
  • Co-author, The Leader's Journey (2013; second edition coming February 2020).
  • Co-author, Ethics for Christian Ministry (2017).
  • Co-author, Family Systems and Congregational Life (2019).

About Dr. Creech

Dr. R. Robert Creech is Professor of Christian Ministries and Director of Pastoral Ministries, and holds the Hubert H. and Gladys S. Raborn Chair of Pastoral Leadership. He joined the Truett faculty in 2009 following twenty-two years as Senior Pastor at the University Baptist Church in Houston, Texas. He previously taught on the faculty of Houston Baptist University, from 1979 to 1987. Robert is a native Texan, a Texas Master Gardener, and a Texas Master Naturalist. He and his wife, Dr. Melinda Creech, enjoy the outdoors and their family farm in Floresville, Texas, where they are employing a grant from Texas Parks and Wildlife to restore the eighty-eight acre site to native prairie. Robert serves as Faculty-in-Residence at University House in Baylor’s North Village Residential Community. He and Melinda have three children and four grandchildren.

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George W. Truett Theological Seminary