Bachelor, Bob Jones University, 1974. Master of Arts, Northwest Baptist Seminary, 1976. Master of Religious Education, Grand Rapids Baptist Seminary, 1978.
Doctor of Ministry, Trinity Evangelical Division School, Deerfield, Illinois, 1991.
Youth pastor, New Hope United Brethren Church, Camden, Michigan, 1974-1975; interim pastor, McKenna (Washington) Community Church, 1976; senior pastor, Faith Baptist Church, Greenville, Michigan, 1977-1989; senior pastor, Fellowship Baptist Church, Racine, Wisconsin, since 1989. Founder Montcalm Area Ministerial Association, 1982. Chairman Ken/Mont Association of Churches, 1983-1984.
State delegate Montcalm County Representatives, Stanton, Michigan, 1986. President Flat River Right-To-Life Chapter, Greenville, 1987. Big brother Racine Big Brothers-Big Sisters, since 1989.
Member General Association Regular Bapts. (delegate, pastor since 1989).
Married Nancy Lynn Kleynenberg, November 2, 1974. Children: Andrew, Elizabeth, Sharon.