Bachelor in Philosophy and Religion, Hendrix College, Conway, Arkansas, 1993. Master of Arts in Religious Studies, University Kansas, Lawrence,, 1995. Modern Language Association in Social Science, Arkansas Tech University, Russellville, 2000.
Instructor department philosophy & history University Arkansas Community College, Morrilton, 1997—2001. Lecturer department philosophy and religion University Central Arkansas, since 1999.
Married Tracie Helton Spivey, August 10, 2003. 1 child Clara Katheryne.