Robert Russell Drake

Covenant Reformed Presbyterian Church

Robert Russell Drake is pastor of Covenant Reformed Presbyterian Church (PCA) in Asheville.


Author Robert Russell Drake majored in philosophy at Bethel College (St. Paul) and studied theology at Westminster Seminary (Philadelphia). He received an M.A. in humanities from Western Kentucky University and did additional graduate work in American studies at the University of Minnesota. In 1972 he was ordained by the Orthodox Presbyterian Church and for five years pastored the Calvary Presbyterian Church (OPC) in Philadelphia where several members of the Westminster faculty worshipped, including Cornelius Van Til. After working in campus ministry with the Christian Reformed Church, he accepted a call to the Covenant Reformed Presbyterian Church (PCA) in Asheville, where he has served since 1983. Robert has been a frequent contributor to World magazine.



World and Life

World and Life: As Viewed from the Biblical Theme of Creation, Fall, and Redemption, by Robert Russell Drake. Published by Morris Publishing, 2004. Softcover, 90 large pages, $12.00 (available by e-mail from Covenant Reformed Presbyterian Church at 

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