Born in New Orleans in 1962, Todd received his Bachelor of Church Music degree from Carson Newman College in Jefferson City, Tenn., in 1984.
Two years later, he was awarded a Master of Music degree from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Fort Worth, Texas.
In 2004, he
was bestowed an honorary Doctor of Music degree from Liberty University
in Lynchburg, Va., for his
contribution and impact in the area of music and worship in the local church.
Todd has served as the Minister of Music and Worship for churches in Tennessee, Alabama and Texas.
Todd has served as Minister of Music & Worship at the 28,000-member Prestonwood Baptist Church in Plano, Texas since 1992.
and Senior Pastor Dr. Jack Graham utilize a team approach designed to develop a strong church of dynamic, committed Christians.
As Dr. Graham models God's Word through preaching and pastoring, Todd
challenges the people of Prestonwood
to experience the presence of God through praise and worship, both corporately and privately.
More than 2,400 people are involved in the various Music & Worship Ministry leadership avenues at Prestonwood
In addition to his frequent leadership responsibilities in national music and worship conferences, Todd has been a worship leader for state conventions, evangelism conferences, as well as the Southern Baptist Convention annual meetings.
Todd served as a consultant for the new Celebration Hymnal, Songs for Praise and Worship, and Hymns for Worship, published by Word and Integrity Music.
Todd served as the Music Director and Worship Coordinator for the Southern Baptist Convention annual meetings in 2003 and 2004.
He serves on several advisory boards, including Doxology Music and Liberty University.
is the producer and executive director of the nationally-acclaimed Dallas Christmas Festival.
This production has been televised nationally and is seen annually by more than 75,000 people.
has been married to Sheri Parker Bell since 1984.