Bachelor, Kalamazoo College, 1944; Bachelor's Degree, University of Chicago, 1946.
Pastor, St. Paul Congressional Church, Chicago, 1945-1949;
pastor, First Congressional Church, Rockford, Michigan, 1946-1957;
pastor, Northland Congressional Church, Rockford, 1957-1958;
pastor, New Church the Holy Spirit (formerly Religious Counseling Center), Grand Rapids, Michigan, since 1958;
owner, Yoder Distbrs., Grand Rapids, since 1964. Advisor Pilgrim Fellowship, Chicago, 1948-1949. Member of advisory board Grand Rapids Association Congressional Church, Rockford, 1955.
Delegate Congressional Christian Council, New Haven, 1956.
Married Mary Elizabeth Kelly (divorced 1976). Children: Colleen, Nancy, John, Teresa.