Bachelor, University Minnesota, 1972. Master of Divinity, Luther Seminary, St. Paul, 1976. Master of Science in Education, University Kentucky, 1984.
Parish pastor, Luverne (North Dakota) Hofva Lutheran Church, 1976-1981; resident chaplain, U. Kentucky Medical Center, Lexington, 1981-1984; chaplain, director pastoral education, Lutheran Social Superior vena cava syndrome, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, 1984-1996; director clinical pastoral education, Pennsylvania State Geisinger Health Sys.-Hershsey Medical Center, since 1997. Educator pastoral care with elderly Lutheran Social Superior vena cava syndrome and Lutheran Seminary, Gettysburg, 1984-1996.
Supervisor pastoral care Hospice, Gettysburg, since 1987. Fellow College Chaplains.
Married Joan Elizabeth Pauling, June 12, 1976. Children: Benjamin John, David Andrew.