Bachelor, University Washington, 1950. Graduate, North Park Theological Seminary, Chicago, 1954. Doctor of Divinity, North Park Theological Seminary, 1975.
Doctor of Divinity, Seattle Pacific University, 1967.
Pastor, Stotler Mission Covenant Church, Osage City, Kansas, 1951-1952; pastor, Mission Covenant Church, Mankato, Minnesota, 1954-1957; pastor, Elim Covenant Church, Minneapolis, 1957-1962; executive secretary, Evangelical Covenant Church American, 1962-1967; president, Evangelical Covenant Church American, since 1967. Conference chairman meeting United States Church Leaders, 1972-1986. President International Federation Free Evangelical Churches, 1978-1986.
With United States Army Air Force, 1942-1945. Member Union League.
Married Esther Rhoda Hollenbeck, December 12, 1945. Children: Jon Philip, Donn Norman.