Bachelor, Culver-Stockton College, 1961. Master of Divinity, Drake University, 1964.
Associate pastor, 1st Christian Church, Hannibal, Missouri, 1966-1968; senior pastor, 1st Christian Church, DuQuoin, Illinois, 1969-1971; senior pastor, 1st Christian Church, Brookfield, Wisconsin, 1971-1975; senior pastor, University Christian Church, Normal, Illinois, 1975-1980; senior pastor, Emerson Park Christian Church, Kansas City, Kansas, 1980-1987; senior pastor, Ridgewiew Christian Church, Kansas City, since 1987. Chairman of the Board UMHE, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, 1974-1975. Chairman Hospital Chaplaincy, Bloomington-Normal, 1977.
Chairman, member Human Relations Commission, Kansas City, 1984-1987. Member of advisory board Public Utilities Board, Kansas City, 1985-1987. Member board Planned Parenthood, Bloomington, 1978, Crosslines, Kansas City, since 1987.
Member Tau Kappa Epsilon.
Married Lola I. Bailey, August 10, 1960 (divorced October 1980). Children: Paul, Ruth. Married Mary Ruth Yulich, 1984.