Dr. Stalnecker grew up in Ripley, TN, and after high school attended Louisiana
State University where she received her Bachelor and Master of Music degrees. In 1998 she was chosen as alumna of the
year at L.S.U., was honored and did the only Christian concert at the Music Theater at L.S.U. She earned her Doctorate
in ministry from Luther Rice Seminary of Jacksonville, FL. She was a wife of 39 year, has two sons, who are ordained
Southern Baptist ministers, two grandsons, two granddaughters, two step-granddaughters, and five great-granddaughters.
Dr. Bette Stalnecker has recorded 33 albums, numerous tapes, four CD's and has written three books. She has hosted
three television programs of her own in Memphis, Jacksonville, and Ripley. She was on the Memphis Union Mission program, "Above
the Clouds", for many years. Bette is currently a voice teacher and a soloists for the "Love Worth Finding"
television ministry. Bette has done mission trips to Costa Rica, Brazil, Argentina, and Rumania, singing in their languages.
Dr. Bette Stalnecker has served the Lord for 60 years and counts THE PASCHAL HOUSE as one of her most delightful
ministries. Bette and family were in evangelism for twenty years and she has served in the local church in some capacity musically
since she was twelve. In her 80's, Dr. Stalnecker still serves in conferences, revivals, concerts, and retreats.
Please pray for her health that these ministries presented on a love offering basis will continue.
All this has
been told to you......not to amplify Dr. Stalnecker's personal ministry, but to let you know the effort and experience that
brings her to this place. Of all the things that can be said... the most important is that she loves the Lord and has dedicated
her life to service for him. She and her husband Jim Gibson have lived a life of
service. Jim was a missionary to Tanzania Africa for 14 years. They are currently active members at Forest
Hill Baptist Church in Germantown, TN.