THG, Tennessee Temple Bible School, 1960. Bachelor, Temple University, Chattanooga, 1966. Bachelor of Religious Education, Temple Baptist Seminary, 1967.
HHD, Oklahoma Baptist University, 1980.
Director admissions, Temple University, Chattanooga, 1966-1986; executive director, National Christian College Athletic Association, Chattanooga, 1986-1989; executive administrator, Association Baptist for World Evangelism, Cherry Hill, New Jersey, since 1989.
Board of directors Chattanooga Area Convention and Visitors, 1984-1989, Service Corps of Retired Executives, Chattanooga, since 1985, Chattanooga Area Mayors Prayer Breakfast, 1986-1989.
Married Carolyn S. Shelfield, February 14, 1964. Children: Jonathan, Jeremy.