Tim Hall is the Dean of Music at TBC. Tim graduated from University of Arkansas with his degree in Music Education. Bro. Hall served as a Music Minister for twelve years. His ministry then took him to Arlington High School where he was able to make an incredible difference in the lives of young people. There he started a Gospel choir for the first time in the history of the school. Listening to the voice of God, in 2010 he and his wife accepted positions at Texas Bible College. They have two daughters: Jazlyn and Jillian.
Dedie Cooley is the President's wife of Texas Bible College in Lufkin, TX. She graduated from Jackson College of Ministries in 1986, and became full-time music director in Pasadena, TX. In 1990, she and her husband, Rev. Bret Cooley left to start a home missions church in Buford, GA. In 1994, Dedie accepted the Dean of Music position at JCM where she served in that capacity until the spring of 1998. She and her husband went on to pastor Bryan United Pentecostal Church for 6 years before accepting their new role at Texas Bible College. They have an 11 year old daughter, Cherish, and a 9 year old son, Hunter.
A native of Columbia, MS, guitarist Ben Stuckey discovered his love of music at an early age. He began classical guitar training at age eleven with Dr. Miroslav Loncar and has been a lifetime student since that time. Ben has played on projects for Woodlawn Sanctuary Choir, Royalwood Santuary Choir, The Pentecostals of Katy, Jackson College of Ministries, The Wilbanks, Texas Bible College, Myron Williams and more, as well as doing session work for various other artists. He currently serves as band leader for the First Church of Pearland and plays at various conferences, events and concerts across the country. His desire is to use his diverse style of playing for the glory of God and to mentor and develop new talent. Ben holds a degree in Management Information Systems and works in the IT industry, and enjoys spending time with the love of his life, Amanda.
Bethany Roberts graduated from Jackson College of Ministries in 1999 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Music. In 2003 she moved to Jacksonville, TX to be the Music Director for New Life Church. While there she also acted as an adjunct faculty member, teaching music classes at TBC for three semesters. She then moved to Shawnee, OK where she was actively involved in the music department of the church as pianist, directing the youth ensemble and producing children’s musicals. She is currently serving as an adjunct music instructor at TBC. Her and her husband, Chad, have two beautiful children: Miranda and Evan.
Rev. Jeremiah Sibley lives in Castroville, Texas with DeAnna, his wife of over 13 years, and his two beautiful daughters, Ajadiana and Jasnia. Since 2001, the Sibley's have served as senior pastor of Medina Valley Christian Worship, a growing church on the outskirts of San Antonio. Jeremiah has a passion for teaching – both music and the Word of God – and is still active in teaching weekly music lessons. A graduate of Jackson College of Ministries where he studied under Dedie Cooley, Jeremiah's passion for jazz has fueled a unique approach to teaching and playing Pentecostal-style music. He has served as district youth president for the South Texas District UPCI since 2006, has taught at numerous music conferences and venues, and is the founding and lead instructor of BsharpTricks.com. His parents, Rev. & Mrs. Robert C. Sibley and brother, Rev. Paul Sibley are alumni of TBC.
Kevin Howard was born in Houston, Texas. At age 12, he moved to Seattle, where he developed his God-given talent at church, through private music lessons and in college. Keven attended the University of Washington and holds a BA in Music and a BM in Piano Performance. Kevin's musical career has taken him from Seattle, WA, to Turlock, CA, to West Monroe, LA, to Dallas, TX, to Alexandria, LA, where he currently resides with his wife, Pam. While working full time, he led the Dallas Metro Youth Choir for 4 years, and has worked with the Louisiana All State Youth Choir for the last 17 years. He led FUSION, a vocal group, from 2003-2007. His passion for excellence in music and the Lord have provided opportunities for him to work with worship teams in the US, Canada and with Missions teams globally, spreading the Gospel through music.
Christy is a servant to Jesus Christ, wife to Bryan, homeschool mommy to 4, pastor's wife at the Temple of Pentecost in Raleigh, NC, music minister, song writer, and recording artist.
After earning a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from Oakland University, Kenneth worked in the field of Mechanical Engineering for 17 years and was music director at the Rock Church, Elk Grove, CA from 1982-1994. Being gifted in music, and feeling the call of God to expand his musical training, in 1997 Kenneth returned to California State University, Sacramento and obtained a degree in Music Management. Throughout his musical career he has conducted numerous choir clinics throughout the United States, and in the Philippines. Kenneth has directed the Western District All-State Youth (WAY) Choir since 2006. He joined the staff of Christian Life College in 2008 and became Dean of Music in 2010. He has co-hosted the To The Chief Musician music conferences held at Christian Life College. He teaches all types of music classes at the College and is very active in the music program of Christian Life Center. He and his wife Tamara have one daughter named Kara.
Lori Green is a 2004 Texas Bible College music major graduate. Lori married Kurt Green, a TBC alumni in December 2004 and served as music director in her home church in Tyler, Texas pastored by her parents, Larry and Judy Gandy. In January 2007, Kurt became Youth Pastor and Assistant Pastor and Lori the Minister of Music for New Life Tabernacle in Dallas, Texas working with Pastor Bobby and Glenda Stanley. Lori has served in multiple district and state functions including ministry retreats, campmeetings, conferences, youth rallies and youth camps. She teaches choir and ensemble clinics, private music lessons and is an anointed worship leader and songwriter. Lori and Kurt have two daughters: Adessa, 3 and Avalynn, 1.
Rev. Scott Nichols currently serves as Executive Pastor at the Pentecostals of the Gulf Coast in Biloxi, MS. Bro. Nichols has served in full time ministry for the last 19 years as a minister, music minister, singer, song writer, playwright, and musician. He spent most of that time in Houston, Texas where he was born and raised. His musical groups have performed at multiple national events, and he has participated in multiple recording projects.
Stephanie Clenney is the Pastor's wife and music director at Huntsville Pentecostal Church. They have lived in Huntsville for 9 years and are blessed that God called them to such a great city. Sis Clenney has taught piano and chorus clinic's for many years. She loves spending time with family, cooking and playing the piano.
Ron and Cindy Wofford live in Lufkin, Texas where he is the Dean of Theology and she is an instructor at Texas Bible College. Ron graduated from Jackson College of Ministries in 1984.
From that time until now he and Cindy have served in various ministerial capacities and have pastored for 8 years. In addition to their work at Texas Bible College they also minister throughout our fellowship evangelizing and teaching as well as conducting Leadership Seminars, Ministerial Training and Marriage Retreats. Ron is the author of 7 pastoral teaching series.
Rev. Bret Cooley is the President of Texas Bible College. He was born in 1963 and grew up in southwest Louisiana where he came to know the Lord and was later called to preach at 15 years old. He attended McNeese State University where he received an associate degree and then later attended and graduated from Texas Bible College in Houston, Texas. After Rev. Cooley graduated from Texas Bible College in 1990, he and his wife moved to Buford, Georgia to begin a Home Missions work.
After the church had been established, they returned to Houston, Texas as Instructors at Texas Bible College. The Cooley’s then moved to Jackson, Mississippi in the summer of 1994 and assumed the roles of Dean of Missions and Dean of Music at Jackson College of Ministries. They labored there for 5 years before accepting the pastorate of the Bryan United Pentecostal Church in Bryan, Texas and pastored there for six years. In April of 2005, Bro. Cooley was asked to serve as President of Texas Bible College after the college was moved to Lufkin, Texas where he is presently ministering. He has travelled internationally and nationally teaching and preaching the gospel of Jesus Christ. He is an author and speaker on leadership development and training.
Shara is a passionate singer whose desire is to usher people into the presence of the Lord.
Shara is a proud and loving mother of three beautiful daughters, Savannah Gayle, McKenna Belle and Sophia LaVelle. She currently serves as the Pastor’s wife (Pastor Rob McKee) and music director/worship leader of The Pentecostals of Katy. She has recorded 7 solo albums and 2 live Choir recordings with her church choir.
All of her music is available for download on Itunes or can be ordered from the “Shara McKee Music Page” on Facebook or at www.sharamckee.com
Billye Bowman graduated from Jackson College of Ministries with a Bachelor of Arts in Music degree. After graduation, she taught at JCM for four years. She served for nine years as music director at churches in Mississippi and Texas, and in 2002, she joined the faculty of Texas Bible College where she is completing her tenth year as a music instructor. She is the mother of two songs, Rev. Vance Bowman and Rev. Grant Bowman, and one daughter, Bethany Roberts. She enjoys spending time with her seven amazing grandchildren, and also enjoys travel, especially TBC missions trips.
Rev. Rick Martin is co-founder and president of the R.O.M. Group, Inc. - a consulting firm offering a service range from growth strategies to designing interior spaces. He is the author of the highly successful leadership & team ministry series The Ambassador Advantage and co-author of the international youth ministry Summer of Service. He has ministered in churches and conferences across the United States and in the Philippines. He has served as a pastor, district official, bible college instructor and is currently the staff pastor for Eastview UPC in Lufkin, Tx. He and his wife, gospel recording artist Terri Martin , have two grown sons - Derick and Daniel.
Aaron Curtis is a keyboardist and organist who specializes in gospel and praise & worship music. Aaron incorporates the world of digital audio to complement the traditional church band configuration. He has played with gospel artists like Demetrius McClendon, Patrick Dopson, and the Kentucky State University Gospel Choir. He resides with his wife Emily in Murfreesboro, TN where he is studying music at a local university.
Prentice McNeil started working for his father's sound company in 1982 while attending college. His first experience with Pentecost was a gig they did for Rev. Murrell Ewing at the Lake Charles Civic Center in 1983. They started a company, MME PRO AUDIO in 1987. He installs audio, video and lighting in churches. He also provides rental equipment, engineering, and technician services. He is very happily married to his wife, Rhonda. They have three wonderful children, Sarah Bailey, Rebekah Ashworth, and David McNeil. They also have four adorable grandchildren. Prentice is the audio engineer at First Pentecostal Church in Starks, LA, pastored by Rev. Greg Frazier.
Leeann serves as the Director of Music and Interpretive Sign under Pastor Grady Chandler in Bastrop, Texas since 2005. Leeann has served in several ministry positions including church Secretary and Youth Pastor over the last 12 years. The Choir and Interpretive Sign Team has performed for their city in community events and they are often requested by city and county officials and other denominational churches for conferences and special occasions. Leeann is married to Shad McIntosh, an Engineer with Union Pacific Railroad and they have 2 daughters also serving in ministry, Taylor Henry and Shelby McIntosh. Their experience has been that anything is possible no matter the size of your church. Unity, excellence and anointing are the keys to great moves of God.
Julie Ouellette has had many musical experiences and opportunities. Her secular experiences include: taking piano and voice lessons, singing and traveling with school choirs, becoming a member of the Texas All State Choir, attending Texas Christians University in Fort Worth, Texas and obtaining her Bachelor’s of Music Education, singing with the TCU choir in the prestigious Carnegie Hall in New York, and teaching public school choir, 7th – 12th grades, for nine years.
Julie began singing in church at the age of 4 and hasn’t stopped. She became the music minister of the First UPC of Euless, Texas, ten years ago during her senior year of college. She has been privileged to lead the music at several camps and teach clinics at music conferences. Julie now feels a strong call to help equip the Apostolic church with usable music and resources and is in the preliminary stages of creating a web site that will be helpful to this end. Julie and her wonderful husband, Jason, make their home in the Fort Worth area with their greatest blessing from the Lord, Grayson, their five month-old son.
Christian singer, songwriter, minister, Brandon JaVon Nelson, better known as Minister “BJ”, sings and preaches from the heart about issues that affect us all.
Brandon yielded to God’s call on his life at an early age and with years of preaching and singing; he takes pleasure in using his talents to promote the Gospel of Jesus Christ in song. He has contributed his talents to many recorded projects and church ministries. A minister, vocalist and keyboardist with a command over a wide variety of musical styles, He’s an explosion of high-energy emotion gift wrapped in the Holy Spirit
Brandon currently serves as the Worship Pastor at The Anchor Church. He also released his first solo music project this year entitled ‘Great is the Lord’ on the Kysmett Record Label.
Contact and Booking Info: Kysmett Records
Bradford Anderson (409) 832-4916
Emilee Hudspeth was born and raised in Duncan, Oklahoma. Her father taught her how to play the drums when she was eight, and she hasn't stopped playing since. After graduating from high school, Emilee attended Texas Bible College the following fall semester. During her time at TBC she was greatly involved with the music. Emilee graduated from Texas Bible College with a bachelor's degree in Christian Education. Emilee recently played on the LIVE Recording of Texas Bible College, “Called To Be”. She is currently living in Alexandria, Louisiana where she attends the Pentecostals of Alexandria.
Cindy Wofford has been married 28 years to the love of her life, Ron Wofford and has a 19 year old daughter, Xiana Victoria Rae. She attended Jackson College of Ministries. After Bible College she served in a variety of roles along side her husband. She has served in Sectional and District positions while being a pastor’s wife. Cindy taught at JCM and is currently on staff at Texas Bible College.
Todd Desormeaux has served as bass player at his church since 1991. He’s been playing music since he was 7 when his dad introduced him to his first guitar chord. He picked up the bass around age 11 and has been playing bass as his major instrument ever since. Occasionally filling in as a drummer he enjoys a great passion for good music and talent, and a greater passion to use it as a channel of worship unto God as the creator of every good and perfect gift. With much to learn he enthusiastically looks forward to a good musical challenge to not only make a joyful noise unto the Lord, but to honor with skill the One that gave him his abilities. He has also served in other capacities within his church from Youth Pastor, a local minister currently pursuing his license, a soundman and various others. At age 35 he is the husband of a beautiful wife named Chasity, and father of 3 incredible children named Priscilla (15), Brexton (11), and Halton (8)