Texas born, Stan Blair founded the NIV Kids Club in 1993. He has been involved in ministry as a music professor and a worship pastor for over 20 years. He is also a trained opera singer and has toured the world doing performances with many opera companies and symphony orchestras. Highlights of his career include:
- The Metropolitan Opera Auditions Prize Winner in 1979 & 1980.
- Soloist in over 600 performances with New York City Opera’s National Company and Education Department from 1980 to 1991.
- Soloist, Welcome Home To The Troops celebration in Washington DC following the Gulf War in 1991.
- Worship leader with the International Bible Society’s New York Ministry from 1989 – 1998.
- Participated in the historic event; An Afternoon in Central Park with Billy Graham – 400,000 attendees in September, 1991.
- Played the role of Nathan the Prophet in the world premier opera, David and Bathsheba at the Jerusalem 3,000 Festival in Israel, in 1996.
- Worship pastor at Calvary Baptist Church in New York City from 1998 – 2002, New Testament Baptist Church in Miami, Florida from 2002 – 2006, Christ Community Church in Pembroke Pines, Florida from 2008 – 2010, & Calvary Chapel Baptist Church in Davie, Florida from 2008 to the present.
- Music professor at The King’s College from 1990 – 1993, Nyack College from 1997 – 2002, and Trinity International University from 2006 to the present.
- Producing Christian television worship services for New Testament Baptist Church that aired weekly on the NRB network in 2007 and 2008.
Stan is passionate in his walk with Christ and is using his Gift of music to serve Him with all his heart.
Stan Blair - founder of the NIV® Kids Club
Singing the Bible and having fun!