Gift of Service
Facing Faith

The following references are listed by types of employment. Those listed under "General" are encouraged to be contacted for all inquiries.


Butch Gerfers
404 North Alamo
San Antonio, TX 78205

Business Administrator / Parent - First Presbyterian Church
Butch is a former member of Trinity Baptist Church and the Personnel Committee. He as a keen insight into the actions at Trinity, and has chaperoned several mission trips with my groups as his son was involved in my ministry for 7 years.

Jack & Kathy Henckel
6119 Dusty Trail
San Antonio, TX 78249

Youth Teachers / Parents - Trinity Baptist Church
Jack & Kathy have 3 children who have been involved in my work at Trinity. Jack is a Firefighter and Paramedic and has been the medic on many of my mission trips. Kathy is a Public School Teacher.

Paul & Diane LaRoche
14411 Briarlake
San Antonio, TX 78247

Educators / Trinity Baptist Parents
Paul has been a good friend and assistant for much of my work at Trinity. He brings with him military experience in Air Force communications, and has been employed through the Public and Private School. He has chaperoned many trips and aided in accomplishing details.


Charles H. Sander
23122 West Hwy 290
Harper, TX 78631

Band Director - Harper ISD 2003-current
It was a real joy to work with Charles in Harper spitting the duties between band and elementary music.  The Harper Band has consistently gone to State level competitions and finished as one of the truly best little band's in Texas.  The teaching philosophy of Charles sets him apart, and it shows.

Dan Stone
301 FM 1861
Martin's Mill, TX 75754

Band Director - Ingram ISD 2001-2002
I assisted Dan my first year at Ingram with High School courses, and he assisted me with Middle School. Dan is a fine musician in which I gained valuable knowledge in TMEA rules and regulations through his experience.

Charlie Munsell
154 Windmill Circle
Spring Branch, TX 78070

Band Director - Ingram ISD 2002-2003
Charlie was hired at Ingram to turn around the band program. He left after one year. He has vast experience at building championship band programs and was the 2004 President of the Texas Bandmasters Association. Obviously I learned a great deal working with Charlie.

Music Ministry

Stephanie Garza
689 Rosewood
Boerne, TX  78006

St. Mark Choir and Praise Team - Stephanie is a remarkable soprano talent.  She shines in both classical and contemporary styles and I was blessed to have used her many times in solo roles all the way from our contemporary services to the Handel’s Messiah arias.  She has a strong heart for true worship and would be a super person to ask about my work at St. Mark.

Tim Wilborn
800 Jefferson Street
Kerrville, TX 78028

Organist / Music Assistant - First Presbyterian Church of Kerrville, TX - Tim was hired as the organist at St. Mark while I served there as the Minister of Music. We worked together in that location for about a year, then he moved to the First Presbyterian Church in Kerrville where I still keep in touch and have worked together since that time. Tim has a keen sense of my work ethic and ministry philosophies concerning music ministries.

John Jarrett & Babs Baugh
40 High Crescent
San Antonio, TX 78257

Orchestra & Choir Members - Trinity Baptist Church - Throughout my 10 years at Trinity, John and Babs were very close to my week to week work and ministry goals, as well as involved in the large productions. They have intimate knowledge of the Music Ministry at Trinity and understand my role within that organization. John played in the orchestra, and Babs coordinated group travel arrangements and directs the women's show choir.

Boyd & Annabel Harris
104 Briarwood Lane
Kerrville, TX 78028

Retired Pastor Choir Members - St. Paul Methodist Church - I worked for 2 years as a part-time music director for St. Paul’s United Methodist Church in Kerrville. Both Boyd and Annabel were consistent choir members and essential in the operation of the program. At a recent South Texas Methodist Music Conference in Boerne, we had the largest turn out of choir members present.

Dr. Ricky Burk
37 East Beauregard
San Angelo, TX 76903

Pastor - First United Methodist of San Angelo, TX - Ricky was the Pastor of St. Pauls UMC when I was hired part-time. Ricky and I shared a vision for the church that included increasing the young families and children's ministries while the congregation seemed to want to avoid growth. He would be an ideal reference concerning the Pastor/staff relationship.

Carl E. Westbrook
814 N. San Antonio
Port Lavaca, TX 77979-2940

Pastor - First United Methodist of Port Lavaca , TX - Carl came to the church with a lot of enthusiasm and wanted to continue the ministry goals of Ricky in building the contemporary young families. He ran into much opposition and was reassigned to another church because of it. Carl is a great leader and I very much enjoyed working with him. I began to seek another church opportunity after this experience.