Bachelor, Lee College, 1973; Master of Theology, Luther Rice Seminary, 1977; postgraduate, Faith Evangelical Lutheran Seminary, 1978-1984; Doctor of Ministry, North American Biblical Seminary, 1988.
Minister of youth, South Cleveland Church of God, Cleveland, Tennessee, 1972-1973; pastor, Fremont (California) Church of God, 1973-1974; state youth director, Church of God in Hawaii, Honolulu, 1974-1976; pastor, Hawaii Kai Church of God, Honolulu, 1974-1976; senior pastor, Lee Highway Church of God, Chattanooga, since 1976. Member state county Church of God in Tennessee, Chattanooga, 1987-1990, state evangelism board, 1984-1987, state education board, 1982-1984. Guest lecturer Lee College, Cleveland, 1990.
Board of directors Chattanooga Team Challenge, 1978-1981. Advisor Women's Aglow Fellowship, Chattanooga, 1980-1984. Clergy county Moccasin Bend Mental Health Institute, Chattanooga, 1980-1982.
Married Trudy Elaine Leverette, December 19, 1970. Children: Shannon, Michael.