Bachelor in Bible and Religion, Montreat, North Carolina, 1993. Master of Arts in Exegetical Theology, Covenant Theological Seminary, Missouri, 1996.
Social worker MERS, Goodwill Industries, St. Louis, 1998—2005. Media coordinator Zip for Senate, Jefferson County, 2005. With hospital chaplaincy, clinical pastoral education St. Louis University Hospital, 2005—2006.
Vocational evaluator, social worker Lakes Country Resource Centers, St. Louis, 2005—2006. Hospital chaplain, resident in clinical pastoral education St. Luke's Hospital, 2006—2008. With Grace Peace Womens Shelter, since 2007, Friendship Village St. Louis Activities, since 2008.
Columnist St. Louis Suburban Journals, 2004—2005. Staff writer, music journalist Nighttimes.com, St. Louis, since 2005. Freelance writer St. Louis Post-Dispatch.
Staff writer New City Fellowship's Mainliner, St. Louis, since 2001. Member of Focus 11 Artists Collective, St. Louis Writer's Guild, St. Mary's Hospital Bioethics Committee (committee member representing patient's rights 2001-2003), Center for Culture and Bioethics.