Office of the Academic Dean

Dr. David B. Capes

Our Academic Dean, Dr. David Capes, and the Academic Office, are central to campus life at HGST.  Dr. Capes’ faculty appointment as Professor of New Testament puts him in direct contact with the student body.

He has been an award-winning Professor of New Testament at Houston Baptist University for 25 years (including their Master of Theological Studies program) and served as Chair of the Christianity Department for six years and as the founding Interim Dean of the Honors College. Dr. Capes has authored, co-authored, or co-edited many books, and has written numerous articles, book chapters, and reviews for scholarly and popular audiences. He was the lead biblical scholar for The Voice Bible translation published by Thomas Nelson in 2012. David is active in several professional groups and known in the community for a twelve-year stint as co-host of the local radio show called “A Show of Faith.”

Dr. Capes is an advocate for stronger relationships among people of different faith traditions and is passionate about church vitality and theological education. He serves as an elder of Ecclesia Church in Houston.

Dean: Dr. David Capes
Phone: 713-942-9505 ext 119
Fax: 713-942-9506

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