Bachelor of Science, Wheaton (Illinois) College, 1961. Master of Divinity, Columbia Theological Seminary, Decatur, Georgia, 1964. Master of Arts in Religious Education, Hartford Seminary Foundation, 1967.
Assistant pastor 1st Presbyterian Church, Dotham, Alabama, 1964-1966. Pastor Bakerville (Connecticut) United Methodist Church, 1966-1970. Presbyterian minister Middle Tennessee State University, Murfreesboro, 1971-1971.
Associate pastor Christ Church Oak Brook, Illinois, 1971-1974. Executive director Sky Ranches, Inc., Dallas, 1974-1981. Director Deerfoot Lodge, Speculator, New York, since 1981.
Married Sally Jo Hoppe, June 26, 1962. Children: Carla, Jenna, Dirk.