Bachelor, Olivet Nazarene College, 1972; Master of Arts, Ohio State University, 1977.
Music/youth minister, First Church of the Nazarene, Lima, Ohio., 1972-1973; Christian education/youth, First Church of the Nazarene, Mount Vernon, Ohio., 1973-1980; Christian education/youth, First Church of the Nazarene, Canton, Ohio., 1980-1985; associate professor, Malone College, Canton, 1981-1985; minister of education, College Church of the Nazarene, Bourbonnais, Illinois, since 1985. District president Nazarene Youth International, north central Ohio, 1977-1980, regional representative, 1980-1985, general secretary, Kansas City, Missoury, 1985-1989.
Member National Federation of the Blind, Bourbonnais, 1988-1990.
Married Donna Ruth Peck, November 24, 1972. Children: Jeffrey David, Janelle Deanne.