For several years, John's ministry is with the Missouri Baptist Convention as her Worship Specialist. Most recently he has become the Associate Pastor/Minister of Music at Beacon Hill Baptist Church in Somerset, Kentucky.
John is a Music Performance graduate (trumpet) from Eastern Kentucky University and has played in rock groups, brass bands, orchestras and soloed all over the world. He recently soloed with the El Salvador National Orchestra in December, where he played the Malcolm Arnold Trumpet Concerto.
John has written for LifeWay, in the Church Musician Today, Pedalpoint, and Glory Songs and Let's Worship.