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We're excited to present John Parker as our Minister of Music! A native of Louisiana, John holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Vocal Performance from Louisiana College and a Master’s Degree in Choral Conducting from Northwestern State University. Since 1985 Mr. Parker has served on staff in Baptist churches in Louisiana and Texas, primarily in the area of Music, Worship and Creative Arts Ministry. 

John is active as a composer of choral music with over 700 titles in print. John is also involved as a clinician, lecturer, adjunct professor, blogger, and business owner. His 2005 book, How to Start a Fine Arts Academy in Your Church, featured in clinics across the USA, has served as the catalyst for the birth of hundreds of church academies. 

Mr. Parker is newly involved in Marketplace Ministry as a life coach and Corporate Chaplain. John and Audra have been married since 1986 and have three children, Joy, Jay and Jillian, two of whom live locally.