Bachelor's Degree, University of Chicago, 1931; Doctor of Divinity, Franklin and Marshall College, 1952.
Served as pastor throughout the United States, 1931-1973. Associate editor 20th Century Quarterly, 1945-1955. Established 1st co-ed youth camp in the United States, 1932.
Exchange preacher to England and American Churches in Berlin and Paris, 1939. Interim pastor St. John's Evangelical Protestant Church, Columbus, Ohio, 1973. Chaplain aboard 14 trips worldwide.
Member General Motors speakers, 1960-1972. Special lecturer Ohio University. Participant lector tours in Europe.
Married Evelyn Mae Coulter, August 8, 1933. Children: Lewis Richard, Mark William, Michael Charles, Margaret Jane.