Bachelor of Arts in Religion, Bethany Nazarene College, 1973. Blekinge Institute of Technology, Freelandia Institute, 1982. Master of Theology, Freelandia Institute, 1985.
Director bus ministry, Grace Church of the Nazarene, Kansas City, Missoury, 1973-1974;
pastor, 1st Church of the Nazarene, Okemah, Oklahoma, 1974-1977;
pastor, 1st Church of the Nazarene, Republic, Missouri, 1977-1979;
pastor, 1st Church of the Nazarene, Centralia, Illinois, 1979-1987;
pastor, 1st Church of the Nazarene, Madill, Oklahoma, 1987-1990;
senior pastor, 1st Church of the Nazarene, Paris, Texas, since 1990. Chaplain coordinator Okfuskee Memorial Hospital, Okemah, 1977-1979. Founder, pres.Defender of the Faith, Centralia, 1981.
Chairman Christian life Mount Vernon zone Church of the Nazarene, Springfield, Illinois, 1983-1985, president Texoma zone, Henryetta, Oklahoma, 1989-1990, district treasurer, 1989-1990. President Centralia Area Ministerial Alliance, 1982-1983.
Coordinator Boy Scouts American, Centralia, 1983-1987, trainer Crooked Creek district, Belleville, 1984-1987. Secretary Centralia City Parent-Teachers Association Council, 1984-1987. Member Lions (board directors Centralia chapter 1985-1986, vice president Madill chapter 1989-1990).
Married Diana Kay Sharp, August 2, 1973. Children: Penelope Kaye, Amy Michelle, Andrew Michael.