Teacher science, chairman science department Lyman High School, Longwood, Florida, 1965-1968, Memphis University School, 1968-1972. Partner Waldrop, Farmer, Todd & Breen, P.A., 1972-1983. Circuit judge division II 26th Judicial District, Jackson, Tennessee, 1983-1985.
Judge United States District Court (western district) Tennessee, since 1985, chief judge, 2001—2007, senior judge, since 2008.
The Covenant is not a contract in which God and human beings agree to provide particular goods and services for each other. It is not something that people have to do to create a relationship with God. God has already made it possible.