Bachelor, Indiana University/Purdue University, Indianapolis, 1979. Graduate of Theology, Tennessee Temple Bible School, Chattanooga, 1969.
The diversity inside the Church should be respected and supported. Open debate within the Church on certain political and social issues should be encouraged.
Member of the board deacons Arlington Heights Baptist Church, Indianapolis, 1995-1998.
Married Donna Jill Roach, December 31, 1969 (divorced 1977). Children: Jennifer Lynne, Joshua Lee.