Bachelor, Florida Bible College, 1977. Master of Divinity, Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary, 1983. Doctor Ministry (honorary), Luther Rice Seminary, 1990.
Interim pastor, 1st Congressional Church, Chelsea, Massachusetts, 1983-1985; pastor, St. John's United Church of Christ, Fredonia, Pennsylvania, 1985-1987; pastor, Brooklyn (Ohio) United Church of Christ, 1987-1990; pastor, 1st United Church of Christ, Lebanon, Indiana, since 1990. Treasurer Erie Association United Church of Christ, Pennsylvania, 1985-1987.
Board of directors Biblical Witness Fellowship, Knoxville, Tenn, 1985-1989, consultant, since 1989.
Married Cathy Sue Yost, July 16, 1988. Children: Erich, Rachel.