Bachelor of Science, Louisiana Technology University, 1955. Bachelor of Divinity, New Orleans Theological Seminary, 1964. Doctor of Theology, Luther Rice Seminary, 1971.
DDiv (honours), United Theological Seminary, 1984.
Pastor, missionary, Louisiana Baptist Convention, 1964-1966; pastor, Mooringsport (Louisiana) Baptist Church, 1966-1970; pastor, Fair Park Baptist Church, West Monroe, Louisiana, 1970-1978; director missions, Louisiana Baptist Convention, Monroe, Louisiana, since 1978. Chairman of the Board Ouachita Pastoral Counseling Organisation, Monroe, 1993-1995.
Colonel United States Air Force, 1955-1958, with Reserve 1959-1985. Member Rotary (president).
Married Patsy C. Pippen, December 16, 1962. 1 child, Eric F.