About Garet…

Raised in a little community outside Baltimore, Maryland, Garet was called to ministry at a young age, not longGaret D Robinson after his life-changing acceptance of Jesus Christ as his personal lord and savior. After high school, Garet enrolled at Liberty University and would graduate with a double major in business and religion. Following college, Garet enrolled at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary and, in 2004, earned a Master’s of Divinity (Advanced Track.) Seminary was a wonderful time of personal, spiritual, and intellectual growth. Garet served as President of Dorm Councils and President of Theological Society while at Southwestern. In between these┬ádegrees, he was able to serve on church staff at a number of churches including, Calvary Baptist Church, Bel Air, Maryland; Thomas Road Baptist Church, Lynchburg, Virginia; and Stockyards Community Church, Fort Worth, Texas.

On January 1, 2005, he married Kathryn, a beautiful young lady who he had met while at seminary. Following their wedding, they moved to Atlanta, Georgia and Garet began serving as the College Minister at First Baptist Church of Atlanta. In July of 2006 he moved to Cross Pointe, the church at Gwinnett center, for the role of Minister of Membership and Maturity. During their time in Duluth, Garet and Kat served with Apartment Life as community care coordinators for a complex. In January 2009, Garet and Kat moved to Houston and he took a position at Sugar Creek Baptist Church in Sugar Land, Texas.

In August of 2009, Garet enrolled at Liberty Divinity School as a candidate for the Doctorate in Philosophy (Theology and Apologetics.) His primary area of focus was on the organizational and structural development of the early Christian communities. In September of 2014, following his comprehensive exams and language requirement fulfillments, Garet successfully defended his dissertation and was awarded a PhD. His dissertation is titled: “The Quest for the Historical Church: Evaluating the Development and Dimissal of the Autonomy of the Local Church in the First Two Centuries.”

After six years at Sugar Creek, Garet was called to take the position of Adult Pastor at University Baptist Church in Houston. He currently serves in this role. During 2017 he began some graduate studies in non-profit leadership as part of the Master of Arts program through Harvard University.

Garet’s life verse is 1 Corinthians 2:2, “For I am resolved to know nothing among you except Christ and Him crucified.”

His formal CV is available through his LinkedIn Profile.