LEAGUE CITY — The founder and pastor of a defunct Texas City church has been charged with violating a protective order.

Robert Kenneth “Bobby” Gass, 60, of Tiki Island was arrested Friday in League City. He was in the League City jail on $1,500 bond.

It was his third arrest since November.

In November, Gass was charged with pushing his 36-year-old girlfriend and pulling her hair. Police also reported finding cocaine residue on a folded dollar bill inside his wallet as he was being booked into the Texas City jail. 

Gass was arrested again in March on another domestic violence charge in Texas City.

Gass was senior pastor and founder of Baypoint Community Church, 2801 Palmer Highway, in Texas City. Attendance at the church fell after his initial arrest, despite his claims that he did not act violently toward women and that the cocaine did not belong to him.

The church lost the building in February after it defaulted on an $800,000 loan.

Contact reporter Whitney Hodgin at 409-683-5236 or whitney.hodgin@galvnews.com.

(8) comments

Matthew Huskey

I love it when people like this keep screwing up. LOSER !!!!!!!

Paul Hyatt

The man needs prayer not scorn....

Kevin Lang

Prayer, sure. But he needs a stiff dose of tough love, lots of swift kicks in the rear, and a little quiet time in one of Gov. Perry's finest iron bar resorts.


One down, and many more to go! ( Those who claim to be men of God and representatives of Christ)

Matthew 7:15
Beware of false prophets which come to you in sheep's clothing but inwardly they are ravening wolves.

Acts 20:28-31
Take heed therefore unto yourselves, and to all the flock, over the which the Holy Ghost hath made you overseers, to feed the church of God, which he hath purchased with his own blood. For I know this, that after my departing shall grievous wolves enter in among you, not sparing the flock. Also of your own selves shall men arise, speaking perverse things, to draw away disciples after them.

2 Corinthians 11: 13-15

For such men are false apostles, deceitful workmen, disguising themselves as apostles of Christ. And no wonder, for even Satan disguises himself as an angel of light. So it is no surprise if his servants, also, disguise themselves as servants of righteousness. Their end will correspond to their deeds.

This man is not the only one, he is just one of those who has been exposed! There are others! Take heed, is not what a man says which will tell you who he is, but what he does, the FRUIT he bares! Therefore always watch the fruit which is constantly coming forth instead of words of deceptions!

P.S. Yes, people who commits such acts definitely needs intercessory prayer in my opinion.

Lee Roberts

He's going downtown Charlie Brown! After his June 2023 drug and dwi markets he'll wind up in the BIG HOUSE in Huntsville -- right where he belongs. Cleaning dirty toilets, eating slop 3X per day, and being the "boy friend" of several mean, big, bad dudes!! Ha. But from what I hear, he'll ave access to all the drugs he wants in a Texas rising. It's rampant there. He might like it there(?)[beam]

Lee Roberts

I meant June 2013... Not 2023. Sorry

Lee Roberts

And i meant "arrest not markets" (?). Crazy auto spell check!!!

Lars Faltskog

This fool needs his arse kicked. Prayers won't do him any good, no more, not no way, not no how.

Let's put him on the chain gain and have him be part of the team of litter pickers - that way he'll gain a clean heart, if he still has his religion while doing all that sweatin'.

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