Bachelor of Arts, Duke University, 1973, Master of Theology, 1977,Doctor of Philosophy, 1982. Master of Divinity, Harvard University, 1976.
Minister Prospect United Methodist Church, 1976—1978, King George United Methodist Church, 1978—1980, Highland Park United Methodist Church, 1980—1982. Pastor Strasburg and Mount Zion (Virginia) United Methodist Churches, since 1982. Instructor religion Shenandoah College and Conservatory Music, since 1983.
Adjunct faculty Wesley Theological Seminary. Member Shenandoah Democratic Committee, Shenandoah Board Human Services.
Member Shenandoah Democratic Committee, Shenandoah Board Human Services. Member Association Biblical Archeologists.
Married Susan Beers Browder, July 8, 1978. Children: Michael Heath, Marjorie Elizabeth.