Pastor Salem Robinson, Jr. and First Lady Patricia Robinson
Pastor Salem Robinson Jr. is a native Austinite. He attended local area public schools, Blackshear Elementary, Kealing Junior High, Anderson High, and is a graduate of McCallum High School. He is a U.S. Army veteran where he received training in Telecommunications and Computer Technology. He continued his education and employment with the Civil Service and the Comptroller of Public Accounts, where he retired after 30 years as a Systems Analyst.
On August 05, 1976 at the age of 22, he made a profession of faith in Jesus Christ. Five years later he was called to the ministry. It was through this life changing experience that he was introduced to the Billy Graham Evangelical Association, attending the Billy Graham School of Evangelism. He received his formal training from Bible Life College and Seminary, in Marshfield, Missouri. Nurturing the anointing and calling upon his life, he held various offices and positions within the churches, which included, Trustee, Teacher, Evangelical Coordinator, Associate Minister and Assistant Minister. In addition to serving in various capacities of leadership throughout the years, Pastor Robinson was also involved in a variety of ministerial and Evangelical endeavors that prepared him to the challenges of reaching the lost.
On August 20, 1976, he married Patricia Marie Robinson. He always shares that apart from his decision to follow Christ, marrying his wife of 40 years, was the greatest and most satisfying decision in his life. Pastor Robinson tells us that his wife Patricia is a visual reminder of how much he is loved of God.
Salem Robinson Jr., serves as Pastor of the Dunn’s Memorial Baptist Church in Austin, Texas. Pastor Robinson has served in this capacity for the past 19 years. It is widely known that Pastor Robinson is a gifted teacher and preacher of the gospel of Jesus Christ. He says that his purpose is to demystify the gospel message so that it can be easily understood. Pastor Robinson reminds us that just like we have an expectation of God, God has an expectation of us.