Bachelor in English, Purdue University, 1971. Master of Arts in Reading, Montclair State University, 1991. Doctor of Philosophy in Ministry, Montclair State University, 2005.
English teacher Harrison High School, West Lafayette, Indiana, 1974, Bloomington (Illinois) High School, 1978—1979. Special education English teacher Dover (New Jersey) High School, since 1988. Christian counselor Calvary Temple, Wayne, New Jersey, since 2002, griefshare ministry leader, since 2004.
D. Obert Edward and Cecil May (Myers) Eckhardt. Married Arthur Nathaniel Worthington (divorced ). Children: Drew, A. Eric, Jason.