Linda has lived in Tulsa, Oklahoma for most of her life. She and her husband, Phil, were married in 1966. They have a son, a daughter, and 5 grandchildren. Linda has a Bachelor of Music Education Degree from the University of Tulsa and, in years past, taught school and private piano and voice.
She served as Worship Associate at Gracemont Baptist Church for over 20 years serving choirs for Children, Senior Adults, and also the Handbell Ministry. Over the years, as a workshop/conference leader, Linda has had the opportunity to help people grow in their use of music as a means of witness and worship.
She currently servies in the office of Evergreen Baptist Church, Tulsa, where she and her husband have been members since 2001.
Linda counts it as a great privilege that the Lord allows her to share in the lives of His children around the world with Pure Joy International.