Dr. Shane A. Robertson serves as the Pastor of Discipleship and Assimilation at HSBC. Shane grew up in Hot Springs and married his long time love, Katrina. They have five children, Andrew, Savanna, Noah, Conner & Brady. Shane committed his life to full-time ministry during a Sunday evening service in January 1994. He says God used a message on spiritual gifts to impress upon him His calling and purpose in life. Shane earned a Bachelors of Arts in Biblical Studies and a Bachelors of Arts in Speech Communications in 1998 from Ouachita Baptist University. He earned a Masters of Divinity in 2002 from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary and most recently in 2016 earned his Doctorate of Ministry from New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary. Shane served as a Youth Intern at Second Baptist Church Hot Springs from 1995-1997, served as Youth Pastor at First Baptist Church of Jacksonville from 1997-2000 and as Youth Pastor at Crossgate Church of Hot Springs from 2002-2005. Shane joined the staff at HSBC in 2005. Shane has served as President, Board of Directors at Gethsemane Outreach, a faith-based non-profit organization providing help, hope, healing and holiness to men recovering from addictive behaviors, since 2014. Shane is also the Church Relations Leader for The CALL of Garland and Hot Spring County, a non-profit organization raising awareness, recruiting, training, and supporting foster and adoptive families in local churches. In his spare time, Shane enjoys playing games, watching movies and enjoying outdoor activities with his family. When asked if there was anything fun or interesting about himself others should know, he said he enjoys flying airplanes and he has a knack for quoting movie lines to answer silly questions (Yes, Top Gun is a favorite go to).
“But the Lord said to Samuel, ‘Do not consider his appearance or his height, for I have rejected him. The Lord does not look at the things people look at. People look at the outward appearance, but the LORD looks at the heart’.” ~1 Samuel 16:7