Dr. James Montgomery Boice was senior minister of Tenth Presbyterian Church, Philadelphia, PA for 32 years, from 1968 until his death in 2000. He was educated at The Stony Brook School, Harvard, Princeton Seminary, and the University of Basel, Switzerland.
Dr. Boice served as Speaker, The Bible Study Hour; Chairman, The Philadelphia Conference on Reformed Theology; Chairman, The International Council on Biblical Inerrancy; Editor, Eternity Magazine; President, Evangelical Ministries, Inc., and the Alliance of Confessing Evangelicals. He was author of more than 60 books and 14 hymns.
Paul S. Jones has been Organist and Music Director of Tenth Presbyterian Church, Philadelphia since 1998. His musical studies began at the age of five in the Toronto and Western Ontario Conservatory programs. He holds graduate degrees in piano and conducting from Indiana University School of Music where, as a doctoral fellow, he studied with esteemed pianist and pedagogue, Menahem Pressler, and was recipient of an Arts Grant in conducting from The Canada Council.
As a pianist, Dr. Jones has collaborated with violinist David Kim, cellist Anne Martindale Williams, duo piano partner Samuel Hsu, and Metropolitan Opera stars Jerome Hines, Sharon Sweet, and Stuart Neill, as well as other artists of renown. He is author of "Singing and Making Music: Issues in Church Music Today" (P&R, 2006), and is a regular church conference speaker and clinician. Dr. Jones is president of Paul Jones Music, Inc., a corporation of composers who write new music for the 21st century church (www.pjonesmusic.us). Jones has composed or arranged more than 200 sacred works including 50 hymn tunes.