Dr. Robert Pendergraft


Dr. Robert Pendergraft


Dr. Pendergraft was called to FBC in 2017 and provides leadership to our Classic worship ministry, directs the Sanctuary Choir & other age-graded Choirs, works with the Handbell Choir; and oversees special occasions, & other conventional worship elements. He is also Assistant Professor of Church Music at the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor.

Robert holds Bachelor & Masters degrees in Music Education from Samford University in Birmingham, AL, and a Doctorate in Church Music from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary.  With extensive experience in Choral, Vocal, and Worship leadership, Robert is a Contributing Writer for several worship publications, and active researcher in Intergenerational Worship, and a regular Presenter for The National Hymn Society of US & Canada.

Robert enjoys baseball, spending time with family, playing with his kids, and is a big believer in Blue Bell ice cream! He and wife, Rachel have 4 children.