*Br. John/Rajpa is a division of Rajpa Motivational Ministries Inc.
WELCOME FRIENDS! Br. John is an award winning, internationally known Arts Educator, in the practice of Empowerment Humor, Motivational Storytelling, Cultural History. A performing artist and workshop facilitator, Br. John has been featured at venues and showcases across the nation. An Intra-Personal Communications Skills Coach, Br. John strongly believes, "It's not what only someone says to you that matters. What's important, is what we are telling ourselves."
"As always, we enjoy having you and look forward to working with you." -Nicole Whitehorn St. Louis County Public Library
"Great performer! You have a gift for telling a story and singing the music." -Les Longberg
"You did a great job as M.C. for our MLK Jr. Celebration at Blue Ridge. I'm proud of you. -Dr. Ed Chasteen Professor Emeritus (Wm. Jewell College) President, Hatebusters Inc. www.hatebusters.com
"Great job last night! You really made it a celebration, thank you so much!" -Clare Hollander Kansas City Missouri Public Library
"I can't tell you how much I enjoyed Br. John. Just love his spirit. And WOW can he sing. The Christmas Song is my absolute favorite and I've never heard anyone sing it as well as Nat King Cole I heard him sing. Gave me goosebumps." -Elizabeth Eddings Kansas City Missouri Public Library
WHAT CAN Br. John DO FOR YOU
Workshops Br. John is an internationally known workshop facilitator, bringing over 7 years of practical, hands-on, early childhood education experience as well as over 3 years as a Children's Pastor. With a background certification & degree in Biblical & Family Counseling, Br. John brings a fun, down to earth approach to his interactive, workshops. Br. John's presentations are ideal for banquets, conferences and special events. Not only presenting cutting edge tools and technology that can personally empower you. But, Br. John humbly and humorously comes from a first hand perspective of how mistakes can be your key to Wisdom! Hence, he "Lives & Learns" Constantly, So he May Share! Schools & Concerts Br. John presents an array of interactive, family friendly concerts that compliment your school, church or library audience. touch upon many every themes of our life experience. Themes range from: African Folktales, Contemporary Tall Tales, Bible Stories, Bullying, Music Parody/Satire, Historical Personalities. Br. John has one person showcases with a running time of 35 minutes-designed for grade levels Pre K-2nd. Showcases of 45-55 minutes-designed for grade levels 3rd grade Up. Whatever your theme or special occasion, there is a presentation tailored to meet your needs. Pricing fee is dependent on number of performances, travel expenses, cartage and can be negotiated to fit your budget. For more information, click on ABOUT, PRESS & MEDIA REVIEWS and SHOWCASES. Below: A few scenes from the KC Storytelling Celebration Fest, courtesy of MCC Maple Woods College and Beth Byrd-byrdproductions.org
Br. John was proud to be one of the honored playwrights chosen to be featured in the premier of Kansas City's, 1st, annual, ONE Minute Play Festival, hosted at the H&R Bloch Stage in Union Station Jan. 30, Jan. 31, Feb.1, 2016