Bachelor in Psychology, Muhlenberg College, 1962. Bachelor's Degree, Andover Newton Theological School, 1966. MST, Andover Newton Theological School, 1967.
Doctor of Philosophy in Religion and Personality, University Iowa, 1975.
Chaplain Iowa Security Medical Facility, Coralville, 1969-1971. Pastoral therapist St. Peter United Church, Houston, since 1978. Director campus ministries Houston United Campus Christian Life Committee, since 1980.
Adjunct assistan professor Rice University, Houston, since 1973, director, vice president, then president Meeting House West Counseling Center, 1980-1985. Visiting lecturer San Francisco Theological Seminary, 1982. Houston liaison World Council Churches, 1982-1983.
Secretary church and ministry committee Houston Association United Church of Christ, 1983-1985, 87-89. Pastoral relator to clergy Southern Center Conference, Austin, Texas, 1984-1988. Member Special Commission Ministry in Higher Education, Texas Conference of Churches, Austin, 1984-1986.
Trustee Houston Rape Crisis Coalition, 1977-1980. Member Interfaith Peaceforce Houston, 1981-1988. Houston coordinator Union Concerned Scientists Peace Convention, 1981.
Organizer Peace Studies Center, University Houston, since 1982. Convener Intefaith Forum on Global Issues, 1989. Member Association Clinical Pastoral Education (clinical member), American Academy of Religion.
Married Barbara Ann Mortensen, June 16, 1962. Children: Elisabeth, Daniel.