Bachelor of Science in Secondary Education, University Maine, Presque Isle, 1973. Master of Divinity, Methodist Theological School, Delaware, Ohio, 1978.
Pastor, Monticello (Maine) United Methodist Church, 1972-1973;
pastor youth, Sixth Avenue United Methodist Church, Lancaster, Ohio., 1973-1975;
pastor, Beulah United Methodist Church, Baltimore, Ohio., 1975-1976;
pastor, Meadow Farm United Methodist Church, Zanesville, Ohio., 1977-1978;
assistant pastor, Broad St. United Methodist Church, Columbus, Ohio., 1978-1979;
pastor, Duncan Falls (Ohio) Baptist Church, 1984-1986;
pastor, 1st Baptist Church, Sunbury, Ohio., since 1986. Chairman state advising committee for ordination American Baptist Churches Ohio, 1986, campus ministry task force, 1989, Commision on Professional Ministry, Common for Town/Country Ministries, 1988-1991, staff coordinator for evangelism and church growth, American Baptist Church, Ohio, 1988-1993. Pastor, counselor American Baptist Men of Ohio, 1987-1991.
Chairman finance Judson Hills Camp Board, Loudonville, Ohio, 1988-1990. President Big Walnut Ministerial Association, Sunbury, Ohio, 1987-1988.
Member Republican Presidential Task Force, since 1983, National Right to Life, since 1983, American Baptist Friends of Life, since 1986. Member National Association Evangelicals, American Baptist Evangelism Team (steering committee 1990-1993), American Baptist Churches/United States of America (board directors since 1994, board national ministries 1994, minister's council senate since 1998), American Baptist Churches/Ohio (board regional ministries since 1994, personnel committee since 1997, treasurer minister's council 1995-1997).
Married Mary-Jane Stewart, December 11, 1977. Children: Lilia Adah, Leslie Ann, Caleb Andrew, Arvin Alcantara.