Our Authors

Robert J. Sargent

Brother Robert Sargent has been preaching the Word of God since 1968, and entered the Baptist ministry in 1971. In 1988 he and his family moved to the United States to serve as a pastor at Bible Baptist Church, Oak Harbor, Washington. Prior to this, Brother Sargent pastored independent Baptist churches in Victoria and Western Australia, and served as president of a Bible college.

Publications written by Pastor Sargent include:

Institute Curriculum:

Baptist Doctrine • New Testament Epistles • The Life & Labors of Paul the Apostle • Expository Bible Teaching • Church History • English Bible: Manuscript Evidence • Bible Prophecy • Baptist Church Polity • Harmony of the Gospels • Principles of Personal Evangelism • Pastoral Theology 

• World Evangelism

Discipleship Materials:

The ABC’s of Christian Growth • The ABC’s of Christian Maturity • Seven Keys for Your New Life in Christ

Outlined Commentaries:

Daniel • Acts • Revelation

Doctrinal Issue Booklets:

What? Me Join This Church? • What? I Must Be rebaptized? • What? I Must Be Invited? • Elder Rule … In a Baptist Church? • The Sign Gifts • The Rapture: A Timely Question

Topical Bible Studies:

Bible Characters

Pastoral Manuals:

Premarital Biblical Counseling


The Gospel • Critical Questions • What is a New Testament Church? • Ten Bible Reasons for Church Attendance

Pastor Sargent is currently involved in organizing and typesetting foreign-language translations of numbers of the Bible Baptist Church Publications materials.

You may contact Brother Sargent at baptist@whidbey.net.

Dr. Gary S. Prisk

May 28, 1947 - May 29, 2006

Brother Gary Prisk graduated from Pacific Coast Baptist Bible College, San Dimas, California in 1974. Shortly thereafter he was ordained, then commissioned by the Bible Baptist Church of Sacramento to establish a church on Whidbey Island. A mission began at Coupeville, Washington in August of 1974, and was organized as the Bible Baptist Church in 1975. In 1991, Brother Prisk was honored with a doctorate in Divinity from the Great Plains Baptist College. He served as senior pastor of the Church until March 2006, and was promoted to Heaven’s glory on May 29, 2006.

Publications written by Dr. Prisk include:

Institute Curriculum:

Old Testament History • Life of Christ • Homiletics

Outlined Commentaries:

Matthew • Galatians

Sermon Outline Series:

As For Me & My House • State of the Union

Topical Bible Studies:

Baptists Beware • Egypt to Canaan • Man’s Problems/God’s Answers

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