Jim Goodwin



  • B.S. in Music Education, Eastern Michigan University
  • Graduate work, Grand Rapids Baptist Seminary
  • M.A. in Music Education, Drake University

Professional Development

  • Army Bandsman and Bandmaster Courses, U.S. Army School of Music
  • Army Reserve Warrant Officer Course, Fort Rucker, Alabama

Present Ministry

  • Adjunct Music Faculty, Faith Baptist Bible College


  • Musician, U.S. Army Bands, Maryland and Germany
  • Band Instructor, Bloomingdale Public Schools, Bloomingdale, Michigan
  • Musician, Kalamazoo Civic Band, Kalamazoo, Michigan
  • Adult Sunday School Teacher, Germany
  • Band and Choir Instructor, Frankfurt,  Germany
  • Band Instructor, Wyoming Public Schools, Wyoming, Michigan
  • Choir Director, Faith Baptist Church, Grand Rapids, Michigan
  • Music Instructor, Grandview Park Baptist School, Des Moines, Iowa
  • Musician and Bandmaster, 34th Army Band, Iowa National Guard
  • Children’s Church Leader, Grandview Park Baptist Church, Des Moines, Iowa
  • Musician and Conductor, Iowa Military Veterans Band
  • Solo and Ensemble Adjudicator, Talents for Christ
  • Band Director, Joshua Christian Academy, Des Moines, Iowa
  • Band Instructor, Des Moines Public Schools, Iowa
  • Solo and Ensemble Adjudicator, Des Moines Public Schools
  • Composer and Arranger of Music
  • Musician, Des Moines Municipal Band and Central Iowa Wind Ensemble
  • Adult Sunday School Teacher, Altoona Regular Baptist Church