AB, Northwest Nazarene College, 1932. Master of Arts, Pasadena College, 1944. Bachelor's Degree, Pasadena College, 1945.
Doctor of Divinity (honorary), Pasadena College, 1949. Master of Theology, McCormick Seminary, 1950. Doctor of Philosophy, University Southern California, 1966.
Pastor various churches, Wyoming, Montana and Illinois, 1932-1948; professor dean graduate studies, Pasadena (California) College, 1948-1961; professor, Pasadena (California) College, 1961-1969; professor theology, Olivet Nazarene College, Kankakee, Illinois, 1969-1975; professor Bible and theology, Nazarene Bible College, Colorado Springs, Colorado, 1978-1980; evangelist, since 1980. District superintendent Rocky Mountain district Church of the Nazarene, Montana, Wyoming, 1970-1978. Lecturer Nazarene Theological Seminary, Bethany Nazarene College, N.W. Nazarene College, Point Loma Nazarene College, Canada Nazarene College and Nazarene College, 1962-1985.
Author: (with Olive M. Winchester) Crisis Experience in the Greek New Testament, 1953. Dynamic Evangels, 1966, Some Absolutes From Jesus, 1984, others. Contributor articles to encyclopedias and dictionaries.
Member Evangelical Theological Society (past president Pacific Coast section), Wesleyan Theological Society, Phi Delta Lambda, Pi Epsilon Theta.
Married Irene Elizabeth Taylor, August 4, 1933. Children: Dorothy Lois, Patricia Louise, Michael Kennedy.