Bachelor, Applachain Bible College, Bradley, West Virginia, 1977. Master of Theology, Dallas Theological Seminary, 1982. Master of Arts, Wichita State University, Kansas, 1988.
History instructor, lead social science Butler Community College, Andover, Kansas, 1988—2007. History re-enactor Civil War Preservation Trust, Wichita, Kansas, 1998—2002. Archaeological volunteer Timnah Archaeological Expedition, Jerusalem, 1984—1984.
Associate pastor Calvary Bible Church, Wichita, Kansas, 2001—2006. Member Tyler Road Baptist Church, 2007—2007. Member of Kansas History Teacher.s Association (associate).
Married Cheryl Lynn Wigton, March 12, 1957. Children: Laura Marie, Jonathan David.