Bachelor of Science in Christian Education, Bethany Nazarene College, 1970; Master of Arts in Christian Education, Scaritt College Christ. Workers, Nashville, 1976.
Enlisted, United States Marine Corps, 1942; advanced through grades to 1st sergeant, United States Marine Corps director Christian education, Bethel Church of Nazarene, Nashville, 1965-1967; director Christian education, Oklahoma City 1st Church of Nazarene, 1967; director Christian education, Trinty Church of Nazarene, Oklahoma City, 1967-1970; minister Christian education, First Church of Nazarene, Nashville, 1970-1979; professor, department chairman Christian education, Nazarene Bible College, Colorado Springs, Colorado, 1979-1994; Adjunct Professor Christian education, Nazarene Bible College, Colorado Springs, Colorado, 1994-1995.
Sunday school clinical director Tennessee District Church of Nazarene, Nashville, 1966-1967, district news editor, 1975-1977, chairman, superintendent, 1977-1979, freelance consultant, seminar leader, 1975-1994. Member Nazarene Multiple Staff Association (Vice-President 1977-1980, president 1980-1985).
Married Carra Mae Bartlett, April 14, 1953. Children: Bruce Lee, Shawn Thomas.