Bachelor of Science, Livingston (Alabama) University, 1973. Master of Religious Education, Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, 1977.
Youth minister Seoul (Korea) International Baptist Church, Foreign Mission Board, Southern Baptist Church, 1973-1975;
minister of education, youth, First Baptist Church, Jacksboro, Texas, 1977-1979;
minister of education, Capitol Heights Baptist Church, Montgomery, Alabama, 1979-1983;
minister of education, Second Baptist Church, Springfield, Missouri, 1983-1984;
minister of education, First Baptist Church, Plano, Texas, 1984-1988;
minister of education, Spring Hill Baptist Church, Mobile, 1988-1991;
minister of education, Dawson Memorial Baptist Church, Birmingham, Alabama, since 1991. Youth consultant Associational Assist Team, Jacksboro, 1977-1978. Associational Sunday school director, Montgomery Baptist Association, 1980-1983.
Friendship ambassador, Friendship Force, Ireland, 1982. Tour leader Senior Adult Trips, Hawaii, Canada, Caribbean, 1980-1988. Conference leader senior adults, Missouri Baptist Sunday School Conference, 1984.
Member Plano Historic Planning Commission, 1987-1988. Member Southern Baptist Educators Association, Southern Baptist Convention, Kiwanis.
Married Susan Smith, August 20, 1977. 1 child, Samuel Dennis Junior.