Bachelor of Science in Education, Concord College, Athens, West Virginia, 1972. Master of Divinity, Central Baptist Theological Seminary, Kansas City, Kansas, 1986. Master of Arts, University Missouri, Kansas City, 1990.
Modern Language Association, Baker University, 1995.
Social studies teacher, Wood County Schools, Parkersburg, West Virginia, 1972-1983; divinity student, Control Baptist Theological Seminary, Kansas City, Kansas, 1983-1986; graduate assistant, Control Baptist Theological Seminary, Kansas City, 1985-1986; graduate teaching assistant, U. Missouri, Kansas City, 1986; minister, State Line Baptist Church, Kansas City, Kansas, 1986-1990; minister, First Baptist Church of Greenwood, Shawnee, Kansas, 1990-1994; university lecturer, U. Missouri, Kansas City, since 1995. Board directors Control Baptist Seminary Federal Credit Union, 1991-1994. Adjunct Professor Rockhurst College, Kansas City, Missoury, since 1997, Baker U. SPGS, Overland Park, Kansas, since 1997.
Local and district officer Toastmasters International, Parkersburg, 1975-1986,The Gideons International, Parkersburg, 1974-1983. Key Club sponsor, Kiwanis, Parkersburg, 1976-1978. Member Organisation American Historians, Maryland.
History Society, Phi Alpha Theta.
Married Independence Kae Bradbery, June 23, 1972.