Bachelor, Northwestern College, Minneapolis, 1952. Master of Divinity, Center Seminary, 1963. Doctor of Divinity (honorary), International Baptist College, 1989.
Pastor, Minnesota, Wisconsin, Michigan, Colorado, 1953-1974; senior pastor, Pear Park Baptist Church, Grand Junction, Colorado, since 1974. Board directors Pear Park Baptist Schools, Grand Junction, since 1975, Station KCIC-FM Christian Radio, Grand Junction, since 1979.
Member Society Broadcast Engineers (past officer for all offices since 1981).
Married Betty Jane Anderson, April 16, 1949. Children: Deborah, Connie, Patricia, Judd, Judy.