Evangelist United Evangelical Churches, Monrovia, California, 1966, national youth director, 1968-1970, assistant to the president, 1970-1973, California district superintendent, 1973-1975. Evangelist Assemblies of God, Springfield, Missouri, 1976-1978. Senior pastor Lynden (Washington) Assembly of God, 1978-1981, County Christian Center, Bellingham, Washington, 1981-1987, First Assembly of God, Salinas, California, since 1988.
Executive director Life Management Sems., Salinas, since 1989. President Fort Ministries, Salinas, since 1967. Executive vice president, chairman board, Chief Executive Officer United Evangelical Churches, Hollister, California, since 1996.
Faculty New York College Advanced Studies, 2002-2005. Plenary speaker World Congress Evangelical Churches, Nairobi, Kenya, Africa, 1993.
Chairman resolutions committee NorCal/Nevada District Assemblies of God, 1997-2000, parliamentary committee since 2008. Member board administration Pentecostal/Charismatic Churches North America, since 2001. Fellow: North America Academy Arts and Sciences.
Member: American Association Christian Counselors (charter member).
Married Esther Faith Hardin, June 10, 1967. Children: Yvonne René, Nathan Michael.