Associate of Arts, Concordia College, St. Paul, 1970; Bachelor in Communications, Concordia Senior College, Fort Wayne, Indiana, 1976; Master of Divinity, Concordia Theological Seminary, Fort Wayne, Indiana, 1980.
Pastor, St. John's Lutheran Church and Zion Lutheran Church, Pierce and Hoskins, Nebraska, 1980-1982;
associate pastor, St. John Lutheran Church, Waseca, Minnesota, 1982-1984;
director congressional services, Bible Science Association, Minneapolis, 1985-1986;
training manager, John Snow Inc., Inc., St. Paul, 1986-1988;
assistant pastor, Redeemer Lutheran Church, Burnsville, Minnesota, 1988-1989;
pastor, Zion Lutheran Church, Crosby, Minnesota, since 1989;
pastor, Immanuel Lutheran Church, Aitkin, Minnesota, since 1989. Board directors Bible Science Institute, Minneapolis. Theological consultant Chronology-History Research Institute, Rossi, Iowa, 1985.
Chaplain American Legion, Pierce, 1981.
Sergeant United States Air Force, 1971-1975. Member Luths. for Life (pastoral adviser since 1990), Minnesota North Confessional Luths. (treasurer since 1991).
Married Lynn Ann Sarico, September 7, 1971 (divorced 1985). Married Cheryl Lynn Straiton, August 23, 1986. Children: Robin Junior, Ryan.