Dr. Andrew Hébert has been married to Amy since 2007 and they have four children: Jenna, Austin, Mackenzie, and Brooklyn. Andrew was born in Aberdeen, Scotland, and raised in Houston, Texas. Amy was born and raised in the Dallas/Ft. Worth Metroplex.
Andrew came to faith in Jesus and sensed a call to ministry at age 12. Andrew and Amy met in a class called “Dynamics of Marriage and Family” during their sophomore year at Criswell College and married shortly afterwards. After playing volleyball for a season at Texas A&M University, Amy transferred to Criswell College and graduated with her B.A. in Biblical Studies. She enjoys ministering to women, discipleship, and writing, having published in Baptist Press and elsewhere.
Andrew holds a bachelor's and master's degree from Criswell College, and completed a doctorate in leadership and discipleship from The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, Kentucky, writing his doctoral thesis in the field of organizational culture and change. He also conducted postgraduate research in New Testament studies at the University of Wales Trinity Saint David.
Andrew has held various positions in Southern Baptist life, including Chairman of the SBC Committee on Order of Business, member of the SBC Credentials Committee, and member of the Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission Leadership Council. He has served on both the Executive Board and the Committee on Committees for the Baptist Convention of New Mexico, as well as the Resolutions Committee for the Southern Baptists of Texas Convention. He also served as a member of the Board of Trustees at Criswell College and as an ambassador for the North American Mission Board.
He has preached in churches across the country in revivals and Bible conferences, and has served as a keynote preacher for the Baptist Convention of New Mexico Annual Meeting (BCNM), the BCNM Pastors' and Laymen's Conference, and the Southern Baptists of Texas Empower Evangelism Conference. He has written several articles and online resources for organizations such as LifeWay Christian Resources, the Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission, the Council on Biblical Manhood and Womanhood, Criswell College, Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, Baptist Press, and The Gospel Coalition. Among additional honors, he’s a recipient of a Congressional Recognition of Achievement (by U.S. Congressman Steve Pearce for community leadership) and an Eagle Scout.
Among other interests, Andrew is an avid reader, enjoys hunting, fountain pens, talking politics, watching baseball, listening to music, and traveling.