Bachelor, Oberlin College, 1971; Master of Arts, Hartford Seminary, 1973; Doctor of Philosophy, Boston University, 1981.
Glazier, Carvers' Guild, West Groton, Massachusetts, 1976-1980; historian, editor, Lancaster (Pennsylvania) Mennonite History Society, since 1981.
Board of directors Germantown Mennonite History Trust, Philadelphia, since 1989. Active history committee General Conference Mennonite Church, Newton, Kansas, 1988-1993.
Married Judith Anne Rempel, April 1, 1984. Children: Annali, Levi.