Rob Phillips is a Christian apologetics instructor with more than 25 years of experience in preaching, teaching, and training Christians to “earnestly contend for the faith … once delivered unto the saints” (Jude 3).

He serves as director of ministry support and apologetics for the Missouri Baptist Convention.

Phillips has extensive corporate communications experience, having worked for several FORTUNE 500 companies and a national Christian non-profit organization. He also served for 14 years as associate pastor of Bartlesville (Okla.) Southern Baptist Church.

Phillips also has participated in mission projects in Honduras, Nicaragua, Cuba, Brazil, Chile, Mexico, the Philippines and Malaysia.

He is the author of nine books, including The Apologist’s Tool Kit, What Every Christian Should Know about the Trinity, and, most recently, Jesus Before Bethlehem: What Every Christian Should Know about the Angel of the LORD.

Phillips speaks at churches, conferences, training events and other venues. To schedule him to speak in your church or to your organization, contact him at

He and his wife, Nancy, live in Jefferson City, Mo.

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