Bachelor, Oklahoma State University, 1963. Bachelor's Degree, Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, 1966. STD, Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, 1970.
Pastor Morrison (Oklahoma) Baptist Church, 1961-1963, Vernon (Indiana) Baptist Church, 1967-1969. Senior research assistant urban studies center University Louisville, 1968-1970. Assistant to professor church and community Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, Louisville, 1970-1988, dean school theology, 1988-1991, provost, 1991-1993.
President Shorter College, Rome, 1993-2000. Professor ethics/leadership McAfee School Theology, Mercer University, Atlanta, since 2002. Board directors Acts, Nashville, 1988-1991.
(Book by Treadwell, William C., McSwain, Larry L.)
(Book by McSwain, Larry L.)
President Rome and Floyd County United Way. Member Rotary International (board directors), Association of Southern Baptist Colleges and Schools, Georgia Foundation for Indiana Colleges.
Married Rebecca Sue Stidham, August 26, 1963. Children: Laura Suzanne, Michael Lee.