Chris S. Osborne

Professor of Preaching and Pastoral Ministry

Chris S. Osborne

Contact

817-923-1921

cosborne@swbts.edu

Education

Ph. D., Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, 2019; M.Div., Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, 1977; B. A., Mississippi College, 1974


Education

  • Ph.D., Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, 2019
  • M.Div., Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, 1977
  • B. A. Major in Bible, minor in English, Mississippi College, 1974

Pastoral Experience

  • Memorial Baptist Church, Oakwood, Texas: 1977 – 1979
  • First Baptist Church, New Baden, Texas: 1979 – 1981
  • Wilshire Park Baptist Church, Midland, Texas: 1981 – 1986
  • Central Baptist Church, Bryan, Texas: 1986 – 2020

Denominational Service

  • Association
    • Vice Moderator, Leon Baptist Association: 1978 – 1979
    • Chairman, Evangelism Committee, Midland Baptist Association: 1985 – 1986, 1989 – 1990
    • Nominating Committee, Creath-Brazos Baptist Association: 1992 – 1993
    • Chairman of the Administration Team
  • Baptist General Convention of Texas
    • Committee on Nominations for Institutional Boards: 1989 – 1991
    • Article published in Baptist Standard
    • Layman/Pastor Committee: 1992 – 1993
  • Southern Baptist Convention
    • Committee of Resolutions: 2014
    • Executive Committee: 2006 – 2014
    • Committee on Nominations: 2001 – 2002
    • Committee on Committees: 1996 – 1997
    • Credentials Committee: 1991
  • Southern Baptist of Texas Convention
    • President: 2004 and 2005
    • President of the Pastor’s Conference
    • SBT Board Member
    • SBTC Board Member
    • SBTC Officer

Denominational Service

  • Board of Trustees, College Station Medical Center: 1998 – 2004
  • Police Chaplain, Bryan Police Department: 1990 – 2002
  • Youth Director at McComb Mississippi College
  • Youth Retreats and Revival Work in College
  • TANE Speaker, Seminary
  • Preacher, Evangelism Tour, Korea: 1986

Personal

  • Spouse: Peggy Osborne
  • Children: Stephen and Lauren
  • Hobbies: Golf, Hunting, Scuba Diving




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