Joel came to First Baptist Church as Minister of Music in 2009. He is a graduate of Houston Baptist University and Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. He is married to Rebecca, also an HBU and seminary graduate. Becky (Honey) is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. Joel and Becky are blessed to have three grown children. Robin is the Children’s Minister in at First Baptist Church in Tyler, John works in sales in the DFW area, and Ruth teaches music in Tyler. Joel’s passion is to see everyone sing and worship the Lord. He is thankful to be a part of the FBC staff.