Bachelor of Science, Southern Connecticut State University, 1968. Master of Science, Southern Connecticut State University, 1973. Master in Church Music, Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, 1973.
Doctor in Ministry, Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary, 1986. MST, Boston University, 1991. Doctor of Philosophy, Graduate Theological Foundation, 1998.
Elementary school teacher Trumbull Public Schools, Connecticut, 1968—1971. Minister music and education Brethren Church, New Lebanon, Ohio, 1973—1975. Associate pastor First United Methodist Church, Shelby, 1977—1980.
Assistant professor church music Southwestern University, Georgetown, Texas, 1980—1986. Pastor First Baptist Church, Hampton, New Hampshire, 1986—1989. Pastor, minister of music Community Church Alton, 1989—1998.
Pastor First Brethren Church, Burlington, Indiana, since 2000. Editor Meetinghouse Press, Burlington.
(Religon, Worship Studies)
Member of National Association Brethren Church Elders, Hymn Society of United States and Canada.
Married Phyllis Ann Berkshire, October 31, 1970. Children: Alex, Aaron.