Bachelor, Northern Baptist Theological Seminary, 1963. Master of Arts, Eastern Michigan University, 1970.
Social worker, State of Michigan, Detroit, 1959-1966;
rehabilitation counselor, Vocational Rehabilitation Services, Pontiac, Michigan, 1966-1968;
blind rehabilitation counselor, Service for Blind, Kalamazoo, Michigan, 1968-1973;
counselor, First Baptist Church, Elkhart, Indiana, 1973-1976;
director, Christian Counseling, Goshen, Indiana, since 1976. Conference speaker, lecturer Christian Counseling Services, Goshen, since 1976. Radio speaker, consultant Station WFRN, Elkhart, since 1976.
Consultant Crown International, Elkhart, since 1976.
Served as corporal United States Army, 1953-1955. Member Mennigner Foundation, International Platform Association Clubs: Exchange (Goshen, board directors 1982-1984).
Married Shirley Jane Barker, August 12, 1955. Children: Rebecca Diane, Timothy Shaun.