Our Pastor

Our Pastor 2011-06-22T18:00:46+00:00

Rev. Robert Getty is the Interim Pastor at First Presbyterian Church, Bonham, Texas. He earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Bible/Theology from Simpson University, and a Bachelor’s degree majoring in Greek from Wheaton College. He received his Masters of Science degree from University of Southern California in Systems Management, a Ph.D. in Sociology from University of Georgia, and a Master of Arts degree from Reformed Theological Seminary with additional courses from Dubuque Theological Seminary. Bob entered the ministry following previous careers as a professor at the University of North Texas teaching in both the Business School and Manufacturing Engineering departments; as a manager in human factors engineering and ergonomics in the aerospace industry, and served in the United States Air Force as a combat crew member and staff officer. He moved to Lewisville, Texas in 2016 after serving as Co-Pastor at First Presbyterian Church of Waverly, Ohio, while also working with five other Ohio churches, that were in transition. Through these diverse experiences, he has developed a deep respect for individual contributions and skills for visioning, planning and working together, with a firm conviction that when individuals are gathered together for a common purpose to glorify God and achieve God’s purpose, each one has an important role that needs to be respected and encouraged.

Sermons

Our Moral Compass

Fifth Sunday after Epiphany Isaiah 58:1-9a; Matthew 5:13-20 Robert L. Getty, Ph.D. February 5, 2017 For centuries, we have guided our way by a compass. But the compass does not guarantee that you will

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