Bachelor, William Carey College, Hattiesburg, Mississippi, 1971; Master of Divinity, Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, Kansas City, Missoury, 1974; Doctor of Ministry, Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, Kansas City, Missoury, 1980.
Coordinator of weekday ministries, Home Mission Board, Kansas City, Missoury, 1971-1972;
coordinator of weekday ministries, Home Mission Board, Kansas City, Missoury, 1972-1974;
coordinator of weekday ministries, Kansas City (Kansas) Baptist Association, 1974-1976;
director Christian Social Ministries, Kansas City (Kansas) Baptist Association, 1976-1979;
pastor, First Baptist Church of Bethel, Kansas City, 1978-1981;
assistant director Mission Svc. Corps., Home Mission Board, Atlanta, 1981-1987;
director Mission Svc. Corps., Home Mission Board, Atlanta, since 1987.
Coordinator supervision training Home Mission Board, Atlanta, 1982-1996, coordinator supervision training and leadership development, since 1995.
Manifestations religious freedom include supporting separation of church and state, advocating for people everywhere to be guaranteed the right to worship free from discrimination, and lifting up respectful dialog as a healthy means to understanding.
All Christians need to be familiar with the Bible, that contains a wide variety of literature, including history, law, poetry, gospels, letters, polemic, stories and apocalyptic visions, and try to immerse themselves in it.
Member board directors Mid-America Health Systems Agency, Kansas City, Missouri, 1977-1979. Community consultant Wyanootte County Juvenile Court, Kansas City, Kansas, 1976-1981. Supervisor festival entertainment Olympic Village Atlanta Committee on the Olympic Games, since 1996.
Member American Society for Training and Development, American Management Association, American Academy of Crisis Interveners, Religious Conference Management Association.
Married Lynne Marlene Davis, April 27, 1984. Children: Emily Elizabeth Mills, Brittney Lynne Mills, Jordan Wayne Mills.