Student, University Nebraska, 1960. Student, Southwestern College, Waxahachie, Texas, 1959. Student, Bethany Bible College, 1964.
Bachelor Sales and Marketing, General Motors Institute, 1968. Student Greek and Hebrew studies, Fuller Theological Seminary, 1974—1975. Electrical engineer diploma, Panasonic's Electrical Engineering Institute, 1983.
Research engineer Lockheed Missiles & Space Corporation, Palo Alto, California, 1962-1964. Engineer, talk show host Station KHOF-FM, Glendale, 1966-1967. Youth minister Bethel Union Church, Duarte, 1966-1967.
President Intermountain Electronics, Salt Lake City, 1967-1972, Christian Broadcasting Network-Alaska, Inc., Fairbanks, 1977-1983, R & District of Columbia Engineering, Anchorage, since 1991, R & District of Columbia Ministries, since 2005, Capener Ministries, since 2006. Associate pastor Full Gospel Assembly, Salt Lake City, 1968-1972, Long Beach Christian Center, 1972-1976. Vice president Refuge Ministries, Inc., 1972-1976.
General manager Action School Broadcasting, Anchorage, 1983-1985. President, pastor House of Praise, 1984-1993. Chief engineer KTBY-television, Inc., 1988-1993, KTLM-television, McAllen, Texas, 1999—2003.
Senior pastor House of Praise and Worship, 2005—2006, River Worship Center, since 2006. President Capener Ministries, since 2006. Area director Christian Broadcasting Network, Virginia Beach, 1977-1983.
Consultant, director Union Bond and Trust Company, Anchorage, 1985-1986. Author, editor university courses, 1984-1985. Deputy governor American Biographical Institute Research Association, since 1990.
Secretary, Christian Businessmen's Committee, Salt Lake City, 1968-1972. Area advisor Women's Aglow International, Fairbanks, 1981-1983. Local co-chairman campaign Boucher for Governor Committee, Fairbanks, 1982.
Campaigner for Boucher, Anchorage, 1984, Clark Gruening for Senate Committee, Barrow, Alaska, 1980. Television producer Stevens for United States Senate, Barrow, 1978. Fundraiser City of Refuge, Mexico, 1973-1975.
Statewide representative Sudden Infant Death Syndrome, Barrow, 1978-1982. Founder Operation Blessing/Alaska, 1981. Member research board advisors American Biographical Institute, since 1990.
Advisor Anchorage chapter Women's Aglow International, 1990-1991, board directors, vice president, 2001-2004, Hidalgo County Children's Advisory Center. Candidate for United States House of Representatives, 2003-2004. Member Council National Policy, since 2004.
Member Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Society Broadcast Engineers (secretary Rio Grande Valley chapter 2001-2005, Anchorage chapter 1989, 90, CBNT certified), International Society Classical Guitarists (secretary 1967-1969), National Association Broadcasters, Texas Association Broadcasters, McAllen Chamber of Commerce.
Son of Alvin Earnest and Lillian Lorraine (Lehtosaari) C. Divorced; children: Deborah, Christian, Melodie, Ariella. Married Della Denise Melson, May 17, 1983.
Children: Shelley, Danielle, Rebekah, Joshua.