Bachelor, Hope College, 1972. Master of Divinity, Western Seminary, 1975. Master of Theology, Union Seminary, 1976.
Doctor of Ministry., Union Seminary, 1977.
Pastor, 1st Reformed Church, Rochester, New York, 1977-1982; senior pastor, Morningside Reformed Church, Sioux City, Iowa., since 1982. President Reformed Church in American, 1991-1992.
Married Mary Jean Kline, May 19, 1973. Children: Andrew Louis, Meredith Joanne.