Robert Thurman | Professor of Bible & Preaching
President Thurman was born and raised here in St. Louis. He is a graduate of Southeastern Baptist Theological College in Wake Forest, North Carolina (BA in Biblical Studies), and The Master’s College in Santa Clarita, California (MA in Biblical Studies). He is currently in the final phase of a Doctor of Ministry degree (D. Min) through The Master’s Seminary in Los Angeles, California. Robert has served in churches in Missouri, Illinois, Louisiana, and North Carolina. While serving as a church planter in North Carolina, he also taught in Christian schools and served as a K-12 principal. He has pastored Forest Park Bible Church in St. Louis since 2011. He began teaching at Brookes in 2013, and he became the president of Brookes in 2016. He has been married to Ashley since 1995. Together they have a son, Cole, and a daughter, Elise.
B.A., Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary, 1999
M.A. Biblical Studies, The Master's University, 2010
Current D.Min Student, The Master's Seminary
Bible Study Methods
Man, Christ, and Salvation
Dispensations and Covenants
Expository Preaching 1 & 2
Pastor of Forest Park Bible Church (2011 - present) (forestparkbible.org)
Total years of ministry experience: 34+ years
Joined the Faculty in 2013.