Dr. Kirk Youngblood
Pastor Youngblood is the founding pastor of Parker Bible Church. He and his wife Julie have four children, Jebeke (Adams), Jakob, Kenslee (McNeil), and Johanna (Johnston). They also have eleven grandchildren.
He is originally from Claremore, Oklahoma. After graduating from Claremore High School in 1974, he received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Oklahoma Baptist University in 1978 and a Master of Divinity degree from Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary (Kansas City) in 1981. He completed a Doctor of Ministry degree at The Master’s Seminary (Sun Valley, CA) in 2007. He has been a pastor in Oklahoma, Texas, and Colorado, and has been in the Denver area since 1987.
He is the author of the book, Free to Be Wise, originally published by Crossbooks in 2012.
Minister of Music/Elder
Michael Jackson has been our full-time Minister of Music since September 1, 2013. Michael came to PBC with over 20 years of church music experience. He is a graduate of Master’s College with a degree in music, and is a native of Colorado, being born and raised here.
Michael and his wife, Cathy, have three children Mike, Chris, and Rebekah. He loves to ride bikes, play tennis, golf, snow ski, and spend time with friends and their family.
John Hedberg serves as our full-time Youth Pastor since January 2016. He has served in student ministry for the past 13 years in both Kentucky and Georgia. He is a graduate of Southern Seminary with a degree in Youth and Family Ministry. He is married to Ashley and they have four children: Trey, Kole, Aubrey, and Joshua.
John enjoys reading anything by Charles Spurgeon, summer golfing, church softball, fantasy football, playing guitar, working out, and spending time with family.
Dennie serves as Chairman of the Elder board and has been a part of Parker Bible Church since 1997. Originally from Iowa, he attended Iowa State University moving to Colorado in 1970. He and his wife Connie have four grown children: David, Dan, Theresa, and Tonya, and they have 12 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren. Connie is active in Awana, women’s ministries and Sunday school. Dennie is a self-employed sculptor, having worked with McKenzie Sports Products in North Carolina for the past 26 years. He enjoys hunting and photography.
Bob is an appointed elder and he and his wife, Sharon, have been faithfully serving at Parker Bible Church since 2007. They have one grown child, Hillary and her husband, Joe. They have three grandchildren. Bob and Sharon lead Journey, our young marrieds Bible study, which meets Thursday nights in their home. Bob also co-teaches one of the Sunday morning adult Bible studies called Biblical Thinking.
Larry is an ordained elder at Parker Bible Church. Larry and his wife, Nancy, have been attending the Parker Bible Church since 2011. They have two married children, Mark and Emily and four grandchildren. They both are retired teachers having taught in Christian education for over 30 years. Larry enjoys serving in the Men's ministry and Nancy in the Women's ministry and children’s church. Larry and Nancy helped start and facilitate the Koinonia Fellowship group at PBC. They enjoy spending time with their grandchildren, golfing (Larry), fellowshipping with other believers, traveling, reading, and hiking Colorado trails.
Matt was recently ordained as one of our elders in July 2017. Matt and his wife, Jenny, have been active members of Parker Bible Church since moving to Colorado from Nebraska in 2001. They have 4 children, Erin (Marra), Daniel, Michael and Katy, who along with Jenny, have all been actively involved in the music ministry at PBC. Matt currently serves as the teacher for the "Cornerstone" Sunday adult Bible class, and he and Jenny are both actively involved in the young marrieds' Bible study, "Journey." Matt has worked in the IT industry as a network engineer since 1999.