Bachelor, Capital University, Columbus, 1973. Master of Divinity, Northern Baptist Theological Seminary, Lombard, Illinois, 1976. Doctor of Ministry, Garrett Evangelical Seminary, Evanston, Illinois, 1986.
Pastor, Tiskilwa (Illinois) Yoked Parish, 1976-1981; assoc pastor, Pekin (Illinois) Grace United Methodist Church, 1981-1984; pastor, Elmwood (Illinois) United Methodist Church, 1984-1988; pastor, Hopedale (Illinois) Yoked Parish, since 1988. Delegate Specialized Ministries, Peoria, Illinois, since 1990, Annual Conference United Methodist Church, MaComb, Illinois, since 1976, Peoria Council Ministries, 1983-1984, Conference Worship Task Force, 1983-1984.
Republican Friends of the Library., pekin, 1983, Olympia Advisory Committee, Hopedale, Illinois, since 1990. Member Mackinaw Valley Ministry Council.
Married Belinda Lea Schoby, February 3, 1973. 1 child, Liberty Lea.