Ordained to ministry Pentecostal Holiness Church, 1926. Pastor numerous chs., 1926-1934. Superintendent E. Virginia Conference Pentecostal Holiness Church, 1934-1941, assistant general superintendent, 1941-1945, general superintendent, 1945-1969, senior bishop, from 1950, chairman general board administration and general conference, 1950-1969, chairman general board education, 1945-1953, Chairman of the Board publications, 1966-1969.
Chairman Pentecostal Fellowship of North American, 1950-1952, 63-65. Member board administration. Chairman presidium Pentecostal World Conference, Jerusalem, Israel, 1961, member advising committee, 1967-1970.
Author: The Good Minister of Jesus Christ, 1951, Christian Life in Depth, 1964, The Shape of Things to Come, 1969, The Trinity or the Tri-personal Being of God, 1980. Articles in religious publications Trustee Holmes Theological Seminary, Greenville, South Carolina., Southwestern Bible College, Oklahoma City, 1946-1969, Falcon (North Carolina) Orphanage, 1943-1969. Trustee Emmanuel College, Franklin Springs, Georgia, 1941-1969.
Member of advisory board School Christian Ministries, from 1974, chairman, 1974-1976.