Stan Moore is a graduate of the University of New Mexico where he earned a BME degree in Voice and Conducting. He also earned MCM and MM degrees in Conducting, and a DMA degree in Music Ministry from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary (Ft. Worth TX). While studying at SWBTS he received Academic Achievement Awards in (1977, 1989) and was recognized in “Who’s Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges (1976-77). Additional studies include Escola de Português e Orientação (Campinas, Brazil), Regent’s Park College (Oxford University), St. John’s College (Nottingham, England), and conferences under George Barna and Dr. Robert Webber.
Prior to his appointment to Carroll Institute in November 2003, he was the Thad Roberts Professor of Music Ministry at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary (2003). Dr. Moore was Chairman of the Music Ministry Department (1990-2002) and Acting Dean of the School of Church Music (2002-03). He was Guest Tutor in Worship Studies and Spiritual Formation at St. John’s College (Nottingham, England) in 1993-94. While a missionary to Brazil under appointment of the International Mission Board, SBC (1978-87), he served as Professor of Conducting and Music Ministry of the South Brazil Baptist Theological Seminary (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil), and Director of the seminary’s School of Sacred Music (1982-87). Dr. Moore has served as Minister of Music in over fifteen churches in New Mexico, Texas, Arkansas, Louisiana, and Brazil, and was Interim Pastor of the Good News Baptist Church (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil). He currently serves as Interim Minister of Music at FBC Willow Park, TX.
He has led workshops, presentations, and conferences on worship, missions, and music ministry in a number of churches and theological institutes in the United States, Brazil, England, Romania, and Germany. He is a member of the Baptist Church Music Conference, The Hymn Society in the U.S. and Canada, and has served on the Worship and Spirituality Commission 2000-05 (Baptist World Alliance), and the Scarborough Institute of Church Growth (Founding Fellow). In 2003 he co-founded and directed the first Global Consultation on Music and Missions (GCoMM). In 2012-13 he served as the president of the Baptist Church Music Conference. Dr. Moore currently serves as a Catalyst at Large for the LausanneARTS.
Dr. Moore and his wife Mary have three children: Jamie, wife Jessica, daughter Bailey Grace, and son Caden James; Jennifer, husband Christian, and son Caleb Christian; and Joshua , wife Mary, and son Josiah Aaron.