Joel Akridge

Admissions & Marketing Director

Education: Master of Arts in Christian Education from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, Bachelor of Science in Business Administration & Marketing from the University of Missouri-St. Louis

Experience:  While also currently serving as founder and director of Rhapsody Ministries, Inc. and serving as a fill-in speaker/preacher at several different churches in the area, over the past 20 years have had the privilege of serving others in a variety of different positions in various ministries and businesses…
  • Associate Pastor
  • High School Bible & Fine Arts Teacher for 8 years
  • Director of a community children’s ministry in South Carolina working with local schools, while training adults on how to reach children in said local schools.
  • Worked in sales and marketing at various companies in the St. Louis area
Interests: Seeing others being loved and cared for through the love of Jesus.  Spending time with my wife and daughter.  Cardinals baseball, Blues hockey, and participating in activities that bring our community together!
Favorite Bible Verse: Hebrews 13:14 – “For here we have no lasting city, but we seek the city that is to come.”