Synopsis: This week Brandon interviews a local recording artist about their new album “Living Proof.” Living Proof was released at the beginning of 2022, just several months after Hurricane Ida struck landfall. Hurricane Ida cause devastating damage to the area that left a lot of people in disarray. This album was released at the perfect time for people. The album brings encouragement and peace. Tune into this discussion with Brandon Queen and Janet Thompson.
Meet the Guest: Janet grew up as a little barefoot country girl in Belah, La. She was the youngest of three children. She was raised in the church and had wonderful parents. The biggest spiritual influence was her Grandmother Gulde, who she states was a Proverbs 31 woman! Janet always loved music and participated in youth choirs in school and church as she was perusing her career in music. Janet graduated from Jena High in 1986 and married her high school sweetheart, Patrick “Packy” Thompson in June of that year. She worked alongside her husband in the Ministry in many different roles. She sang and played the piano as she did Intern with Packy’s parents at Maranatha Assembly in Jena, La. The couple took a staff position in Eunice, La. where they stayed for 3 years. They were Youth Pastors and Janet was the Worship Leader. They began their family in 1991 when their first son, Trey was born, then Joshua in 1995, and Amanda in 2000. The Thompsons came to Bayou Blue Assembly in 1993 as Senior Pastors. Janet became the worship leader shortly after they came to Bayou Blue and has continued that calling to this day. She has been on Staff since 2010 as the Music Pastor. Janet has received her Ordination to Minister through the Assemblies of God. Her heart is to lead people into the presence of God every time they walk into the church and she desires each one to know the peace and joy that He brings! How to find the material: You can click on the link to Living Proof on iTunes, Spotify, and YouTube. You can visit Bayou Blue Assembly of God by clicking here! The E.A.R. Podcast can be found on any major podcast platform or you can get the episodes here.
Janet sings a portion of “You Know My Name” – (25:00)
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