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About Our Sponsors

You can be a sponsor by joining us in this great work of evangelism. Thunder the Baptist is reaching the world for Christ. On thunder's blog, we have reached over 500,000 people with a message of hope. We are going into our 11th year and we do not ask for money. God has blessed us in a mighty way to be effective with what we have. Sponsorship and partners in ministry are the way we will pay for this work to continue. For the first ten years, I have put my all into growing this work. Others have asked, how they can help. By this concept, we will stay self-supporting. Partners can put their information (business card) on the "partners in ministry page" without a donation, however, a gift is accepted and sponsors can sponsor a page on the website with their information, this donation is published at the sponsor's request. To get more information call 214 417 4425 or e-mail us at It is the committed workers who will get the job done. We have the commission to keep and a mission to complete. There will be more information to come soon.  

Rev. Tommy Dyer

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About our sponsor: George Faber

                           George A. Faber, II

George A. Faber, II has been a teacher and administrator for 29 years, and a musician all his life. A graduate of Kilgore High School, Faber earned an Associate of Arts Degree from Kilgore Junior College, followed by a Bachelor of Arts and Master of Education degree from Stephen F. Austin University. Since 2003, he has been the Director of Visual and Performing Arts at Tyler Independent School District. A district of 18,000 students, two high schools, six middle schools, and seventeen elementary campuses with a directive of improving the arts and helping everyone to understand the importance of the Fine Arts to develop the whole child academically. During his tenure for the district, he has served as a Band Director, Assistant Principal, Principal, and presently the Director of Visual and Performing Arts.

Faber is known in the community for his skills as a keyboardist. He has performed with many local and national jazz artists, such as “Blue Lou” Marini of the Blues Brothers, Jon Faddis, trumpet player with the Doc Severson Tonight Show Orchestra, Mark Mullins, trombonist for Harry Connick Jr, and many other artists that perform in the area and at the local colleges and universities. Faber has also been the Director of the University of Texas at Tyler’s Jazz Band. He is also the church organist at Green Acres Baptist church, one of the largest churches in the East Texas Area. Mr. Faber was also a featured artist with the East Texas Symphony Orchestra.

He has received awards such as Arts Educator of the Year from Young Audiences of America, Lifetime Achievement in the Arts Award – East Texas Chapter The Links, Dedication to the Performing Arts In Our Community from Alpha Kappa Alpha, Musician, Educator and Administrator of the Year from Tyler Youth Orchestra, Distinguished Service Award from the East Texas Chapter The Links to name a few.

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