Ordained to ministry Baptist Church, 1926. Instructor New Testament interpretation and Greek, Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, 1929-1930. Teaching and research fellow University of Chicago, 1932-1934.
Instructor, acting chairman classical langs. U. Oklahoma, 1934-1936. Professor religion Linfield College, 1936-1938, College Social Science, U. Oregon, 1938-1941.
John B. Trevor professor New Testament interpretation Colgate Rochester (New York) Division School, 1941-1967. Lecturer, member National Christian Mission to Universities, 1939-1967.