A Word for the Church is the radio ministry of Pastor Scott Parker and Calvary Chapel in Festus, Missouri. It is our desire that God be exalted, believers edified and the world evangelized through the simple verse by verse teaching of God's Word.


A Word for the Church can be heard throughout the Greater St. Louis area every Sunday evening at 6PM on KSIV-91.5 FM & KTBJ-89.3 & 91.9 FM as well as throughout much of the United States including Alaska and Hawaii. For a complete list of stations and times, click Stations at the top.


Scott Parker became a Christian while attending a Baptist church in rural Southern Ohio as a teenager.  At the age of 17, he began preaching and teaching the Bible in various churches and then was officially ordained into the ministry at the age of 20.  Later, he spent over 6 years in an independent charismatic church while working in Christian radio.  After listening to CSN radio (Calvary Satellite Network) for about a year, he became involved with a Calvary Chapel. Scott was called to the Saint Louis area initially as a CSN radio station manager in 2001.  After starting a home Bible study that same year, Calvary Chapel Festus began under his leadership in January, 2005 and he continues to serve as the pastor to this day.  Since coming to Christ, it has always been Pastor Scott's desire to tell others about Jesus Christ and His amazing love.  He and his wife DeAnna reside in Festus, Missouri and have two sons, Matthew and Benjamin.