|Dr. Duncan came to the Georgia Baptist Convention as Music and Worship Specialist February 14, 2002. His work among Georgia Baptists is to strengthen churches in regards to music and worship. Responsibilities include giving direction to the department ministries, providing assistance to churches in securing and equipping music leadership, directing the Sons of Jubal and Jubalheirs, and to enhance worship among the churches in Georgia. Prior to his arrival in Georgia, Dr. Duncan served for more than 10 years at the Baptist General Convention of Oklahoma as Worship and Music Specialist. His major responsibilities included training bi-vocational leaders, developing the state festivals and All-State ministries, and directing the Oklahoma Baptist Symphony, which he founded in 1992. For the previous 12 years Dr. Duncan served as Minister of Music at First Baptist Church, Nicoma Park, Oklahoma.
Dr. Duncan holds a bachelor of music degree from the University of Oklahoma in Norman, Oklahoma, a master of music education degree from Phillips University in Enid, Oklahoma, a master of music degree in musicology from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Fort Worth, and a doctorate in worship studies from Northern Baptist Theological Seminary in Chicago. Additional doctoral studies have been acquired at Oxford University, Southwestern, and the University of Oklahoma.
In addition to serving numerous churches through interims, revivals, and leadership conferences, Dr. Duncan has served as an adjunct with the faculties of Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, Golden Gate Baptist Theological Seminary, and Phillips University. He has frequently been used as a choral and instrumental clinician for state and national training events. Dr. Duncan has written several articles for Lifeway and was a major contributor in “The Resource for Instrumental Music” released in 2002. He is also the author of “Discovering Biblical Worship: a study guide to strengthen worship participation in local churches.”