Keith Bower


C12 Chair since 2005

Territory Served

As a business leader and owner, Keith understands the challenges marketplace leaders face every day. As a longtime pastor, Keith knows how to look to God for answers. Keith brings his business and ministry background together in C12, equipping Christian business leaders like you for the work of your ministry in today’s marketplace. His focus includes Houston’s Post Oak area, Brenham and College Station.

Keith served the energy industry, primarily Chevron, as a consultant on over 100 major capital projects in roughly 25 countries, and as a project leadership trainer and coach, helping countless oil and gas engineers develop into more effective leaders. Keith also served as VP of Professional Development for Project Management Institute (PMI) Houston, and as energy industry advisor to the Disney Institute, the professional training and development arm of the Walt Disney Company.

In addition to his energy industry experience, Keith served for over 30 years in vocational ministry as a lead pastor, executive pastor, seminary professor, conference speaker and author. Keith served most recently as Executive Pastor at Bethel Church of Houston.

Keith and his wife Julie have been married 40 years. They have two adult children, both married, and two adorable granddaughters. Keith holds degrees in Chemistry (B.A., University of Houston), Theology (Th.M., Dallas Theological Seminary) and Philosophy (MA, PhD, University of St. Thomas). Keith was trained by Disney in Leadership, People Management, Customer Service, and Team Creativity & Innovation.