Business Chaplains of Texas

In His Service...At Your Service!

Chaplains Commitment to Serving

Over 2000 years ago, Jesus and His apostles saw a need to reach people where they were. They sought to minister to people in all locales in the villages, mountains, on the seashore, and where people worked daily in the marketplace. Thus, Business Chaplains of Texas desires to fulfill the mission of sharing God's message of faith, hope and love in the workplace.

Psalms 119:105 Thy word is a lamp unto my feet, and a light unto my path.

Business Chaplains of Texas recognizes that most people today spend the majority of their time at work. Yet in the midst of their workday, daily life continues to usher in a wealth of issues. While it is no secret that work demands much of our time, we are assured the demands of life continue to flood our day. Whether it is worry over lost income, rising costs, health issues or an abundant list of concerns, people many times suffer a feeling of hopelessness and lack of support or concern. The need is apparent and our chaplains are ready to meet those needs by shedding light within the workplace.

Through prayerful consideration, our chaplains are committed to meeting the needs of the individuals, while providing a employee benefit through chaplain assistance.

Our purpose is to promote His mission by sharing the Lord's message of faith, hope, and love.

Our Mission

Business Chaplains of Texas exist for the sole purpose of acting as ambassadors of Christ in the workplace and to the people that drive business. Our purpose is to promote His mission by sharing the Lord's message of faith, hope, and love. Through confidential interaction, we serve, care, and meet the emotional and spiritual needs of those in the business environment.


Without a doubt, Gayla and Gary Parker know the blessings of God's promises and the difference He can make in the lives of those who seek His guidance and direction. As every believer has their story of faith and testimonial conviction of God's comforting grasp on one's life, Gayla and Gary are convicted to share how he penetrates the lives of those who graciously seek Him. Together, they have been married over 39 years and ministry partners since they first united. Through their life journey, they have counseled individuals and families that needed the uplifting and transforming love of the Lord. Thus, the vision for Business Chaplains of Texas was born to confront the needs of the people where they daily work. As an outreach to those seeking hope, Business Chaplains strives to be proactive in fulfilling what they believe the Lord has called them to.

Gary comes to Business Chaplains of Texas having served in full-time ministry during the past 30 years. He has ministered in Texas, Arkansas and Germany. His experience has given him the opportunity to preach and teach, lead in the assimilation of congregational merger, church planting, and partner with numerous mission efforts throughout central Texas, Arkansas, Germany, and three countries in the Baltic's.

Over the past several years, Gary has served in various capacities as a chaplain actively involved in touching the lives of people in the workforce. One area in which Gary has been instrumental in ministering has been as an Army contractor as he prepared troops for service in Iraq and Afghanistan. Gary is a decorated veteran and has utilized his experiences to help others through sharing God’s message of hope. His most recent battle has been overcoming cancer which has not only strengthened his spiritual convictions but confirmed God’s promise of care and love.

Gary is a fifth generation Texan and studied at Sunset School of Preaching prior to graduating from Abilene Christian University in Abilene, Texas. There he received a Bachelor of Science degree in Ministry and Evangelism.

Gary and his wife, Gayla reside in Waco, Texas where they are actively involved in their congregation and community. They minister together to promote teamwork through ministry in the community, family retreats, seminars, biblical studies and prayer ministry. They proudly have two grown children (one son, one married daughter and son-in-law) along with two lovely grandchildren.

Romans 12:10 Be devoted to one another in brotherly love. Honor one another above yourselves.

About Ministry: We believe that, as Christians, it is a responsibility, a duty and a joy to spread the Word of God to all who will listen. Matthew 28:18.
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