Paul Tepker has over 40 years experience in professional church ministry. He grew up as the son of a pastor and served as organist, VBS leader, and choir director for a local church as a teenager.
He earned his Bachelor degree in Music and in Education with a certified Teacher Diploma from Concordia University, Seward, Nebraska. He completed a Masters degree in music from Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona.
Paul has taught Elementary through Junior High levels at Christian schools, and has served churches in Arizona, Michigan and California as Minister of Music.
Paul acted as Director of Worship for 25 years at a large church in Bakersfield, California; he also was team lead for the Family Life Ministry Team, overseeing staff in Children’s Ministry, Youth and Young Adult Ministry, Adult Discipleship, and Men’s/Women’s ministry. Additionally Paul supervised the church support staff and served as a member of the Strategic Leadership Team, which set the direction of ministry for the church.
Paul has led LFYS team workshops for church and school staffs. He has also taught many Bible Studies.
Paul is certified Level I and II trainer and he and his wife, Carol, are trained in presenting the Different by Design Marriage workshop. Paul joined the team at Ministry Insights in 2013 where he serves as a consultant to church and school teams, as well as coach for individual clients.
Paul and Carol share 40+ years experience in marriage and have two grown daughters.