Bachelor, Center Bible College, Springfield, Missouri, 1964. Doctor of Divinity (honorary), Great Commission Theological Seminary, Rossville, Georgia, 1986.
Director, Teen-Age Evangelism, Springfield, 1963-1964;
director education, Teen Challenge, Brooklyn, 1964-1965;
academic dean, Teen Challenge Institute Missions, Rhinebeck, New York, 1965-1968;
president, Youth Challenge International Bible Institute, Sunbury, Pennsylvania, since 1968;
founding pastor, New Creation Chapel, Sunbury, 1983-1991. Board directors Teen Challenge, 1966-1972. Secretary Youth Challenge International, Hartford, Connecticut, 1984-1990.
Secretary, president Susquehanna Valley Association Evangelicals, Hummels Wharf, Pennsylvania, 1985-1987. Committee chairman Southern Accrediting Association of Bible Colls., Atlanta, 1987. Founding pastor Faith Tabernacle, Tivoli, New York, 1970-1972.
Secretary Hudson Valley Evangelical Ministerial Association, Kingston, New York, 1968-1971.
Married Carol Ann Young, June 20, 1964. Children: Renee Lynne, Rachelle Genee, Ronda Kay Kenzy Richards, Raelene Joy.